Introduction: Building a Enclosure
I thought about a enclosure for my GeeeTech i3 to get better results while printing with ABS. Yesterday I measured rough the dimensions.
After a few minutes in Fusion 360 I had a simple construction of what I want. I make a short video of how to design this one. Feel free to share your ideas and improvements in the comments. You can find the latest version here: http://a360.co/2oCGixu.
I will use a basic plate and build a wooden frame and a door. Also print a hinge for the door and use some magnets.
Hopefully you enjoy this project an go ahead and build one on your own.
Of cause a 3d printer,
I also use some styrofoam I have laying around with a thickness of 20mm.
Futter some standart wooden beam with 38x58x2000
and 2 wooden plates, one for the door and one on which the printer will be mounted.
For the prints I will use black PLA.
Step 1: Building the Frame
I bought everything from a local hardware shop which cost me around 15€.
I highly recommend a good sketch. This assembly was really easy, so take your time and do a good sketch for your projects. Fusion 360 is free to use for students and personal use.
I printed the hinge in around 3 hours with a nozzle diameter of 0.5mm.
For cutting the styrofoam I used a long sharp knife what was really easy.
And for the door I used a Dremel to cut the rectangle.
After skewing everything together I used hot glue to hold the styrofoam, the door and the glas in place.