CNC Water Cooled hot end for sale $25

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CNC Water Cooled hot end for sale $25

Post by eric1565 » April 25th, 2018, 7:54 pm

I had been having problems with heat creep on my Anet, and my DIY Core XY. Both are in my garage and it gets up to 100F in here. I also put an enclosure over each printer to help maintain temps in colder months, and left them on during hotter months also. But I started to get heat creep issues and I could not solve it, so I decided to design water cooled end that used some off the shelf parts. A Turnigy water jacked for inrunner RC motors, they are cheap about 5 dollar from hobby king and a pump from amazon, about 10 dollars. So for less than 50 bucks you can have a water cooled 3D printer, and move your way up to enclosed prints with high chamber temps.

I have not had any heat creep issues since. No cooler has been needed so far. I bought some DI water from the store and am using that as my cooling fluid. I have the pump in a tupperware container sitting on the bench next to the printer. So far this thing has been bullet proof, and I am very happy with it. I made some small design improvements from my first design, mainly lead-in chamfers to help the o-rings get into place.

I have a short video on my anet on Youtube if you look up eric.ensley you will find it.
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I am selling the CNC'd part for $25 plus shipping. If you are interested PM me.

Thank you
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Re: CNC Water Cooled hot end for sale $25

Post by drayson » April 26th, 2018, 3:11 am

Nice idea and work dude!

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Re: CNC Water Cooled hot end for sale $25

Post by MTVDNA » April 26th, 2018, 3:33 am

Looks nice! Have you measured how hot it gets within the enclosure? You may want to make sure your steppers don't overheat.

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Re: CNC Water Cooled hot end for sale $25

Post by LePaul » April 26th, 2018, 11:25 am

You should paste the video link in here (it will allow us to play it)

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