I haven't seen this posted here yet.

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(Camerin hahn) #1

I haven’t seen this posted here yet. I think it has legs, what do you guys think.
http://hackaday.com/2013/08/17/a-deck-screw-extruder/

(Whosawhatsis) #2

A screw-driven extruder? What is this, 2008? (or BFB, as they never learned to do pinch-wheel designs)

(Stephanie A) #3

That’s what I was thinking. The idea is sound but the mechanics are not practical. In fact you’d be better off using 2 gears pinching the filament. (which has as also been done.)

(Camerin hahn) #4

well that is probably why i have not seen much of it. I have not been following printing that long