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7759Re: PCB as heated build bed

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  • bstott2002
    Dec 6, 2012
      See the RepRap  guys -

      Heated Bed

      http://reprap.org/wiki/Heated_Bed 

      Heated Bed Index
      http://reprap.org/wiki/Category:Heated_Bed 

      Development ideas/resources
      http://reprap.org/wiki/Development 



      --- In diy_3d_printing_and_fabrication@yahoogroups.com, Graham Stabler <grezmos@...> wrote:
      >
      > Don't forget that you also need a big heat sink to efficiently harvest heat
      > from the surroundings as it is just a pump.
      >
      > A 250w cartridge heater is 2 quid on eBay and a good alternative to the
      > slightly costly silicone pads.
      >
      > These could be used with the same controller but it might be wise to go
      > with a totally low voltage system unless you know what you are doing.
      >
      > To return to the original poster, a number of people have just used some
      > nichrome wire and taped it to the underside of the bed with kapton tape,
      > I've even seen a few people use power resistors screwed underneath.
      >
      > Graham
      >
      >
      >
      > On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, Francis Leach wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi Jon
      > >
      > > I agree that your scheme is much simpler but my offering is temperature
      > > controlled with settable digital readout. Cost around £19 delivered to your
      > > door.
      > >
      > > How about some sourcing details and a specification?
      > >
      > >
      > > On 5 December 2012 18:37, Jon Elson elson@... wrote:
      > >
      > >> **
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> Francis Leach wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> > Kevin
      > >> >
      > >> > Consider using a Peltier effect heater. Find them on ebay : TEC1-12710
      > >> > TEC Thermoelectric Cooler Peltier 154W 10A 40mm : item 310413350611
      > >> Gee, that's the complex way to go! You can also get self-adhesive
      > >> heating elements
      > >> from a number of sources. i got some surplus a number of years ago.
      > >> Just peel
      > >> off the cover paper and stick it onto aluminum sheet, and connect to a
      > >> heat controller.
      > >>
      > >> Jon
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Regards
      > >
      > > Francis Leach
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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