Time to talk about the best tool for removing resin 3D prints.
Happy 2021! I have been slammed reorganizing my garage for the last two weeks. Through my reorganization project, I have discovered a smart and effective new tool that could be used to remove your prints from the build plate on your 3D Printer. The Scotty Peeler. I found this tool after exploring the great Amazon. I discovered there are two different versions of the Scotty Peeler, a metal version and a plastic version. Take it from me, both have worked amazingly.
To start, the plastic version works really well for FDM (Fused deposition modeling) prints. Since they are printed flat to the build plate, this tool makes prying those off a breeze. Wondering about resin prints? Yes, you got it! It works for resin prints as well.
Second, the Metal Scotty Peeleris designed as a very smooth-edged and thin blade. This allows you to remove even the toughest stuck on prints just by laying it flat to the build plate and pressing slowly until it gives out. Be sure to wiggle it side by side to make it easier for you. It makes popping out these prints easy no matter the size.
Both tools are valued at about 10 dollars on Amazon. The metals ones, in particular, come two in a pack. While you also have the option of both a plastic and a metal one for the same price. Check them out on my links. As always, if you want to see more of my content, be sure to subscribe here.
Winter in Texas means a bone-chilling 50 degrees at night! This may not be cold for the rest of the world but for us Texans and Resin 3d Printers, it's cold! For today's video, it's time to learn a fast and easy way to create a heated enclosure for your resin 3d Printer. These printers as you know like to print at a high temperature. For best results, you are looking at a temperature of 85 degrees.
To save you the research, I have dived into researching already great DYI methods on YouTube to find the best way to DYI an enclosure for your 3D printer. What I’ve discovered is that “You need a hot box, Bro!”Let's start by creating something fast and easy.
The first thing I did was purchase a Heated Enclosure by Creality. It easily holds the Elegoo Saturn or any printer similar to that size. Keep in mind, these enclosures are essentially planting boxes used to grown plants indoors.If you need anything larger, go on amazon and search for grow tents. Make sure you can see inside the enclosure, and it's heat resistant. I added a cool RGB light as an add on. It's extra!
Next, you'll need a heater. I purchased a ceramic heater from Amazon. Remember, larger boxes will require a larger heater.
Lastly, you’ll need a way to control the heater. It is important that you have the ability to set the temperature on and off. Luckily, you can control the heat with a Temperature Probe. These are usually used in gardening and can be hard to understand at first. Once you hit that setup button a few times, you can expect it to work flawlessly.
To summarize, after this setup, I do not have anymore temperature variation failures and can run my printer inside this enclosure without any issues. You should also see that it cuts down on the fumes as well. This setup only takes 10 minutes and it's super easy! As always, thank you for watching this video, and be sure to like and subscribe to my channel!