Connecting the syringe pump

A project log for biotINK - the bioprinter of tomorrow

a novel DIY bioprinter via hijacking an ordinary 3D printer

michael.x.schoenmichael.x.schoen 10/03/2016 at 19:260 Comments

To have a more convenient and faster way of changing from FDM printer to bioprinter, we decided to install plugs to connect either our syringe pump or the conventional extruder. After removing the screws we got to see the heart of our machine.

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After some time of disorientation we found a fitting solution.

And now we are able to switch between print heads in a matter of minutes!