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A project log for P2 - Pick and Place for 3D Printers

Pick and place head providing part rotation and top/bottom machine vision in a package lighter than an E3D V6.

Daren SchwenkeDaren Schwenke 06/14/2019 at 05:520 Comments

I've been cursed with a series of automotive issues which has consumed most of my free time for a couple weeks now.

Vehicle one is up on jack stands with the transmission out, and will be getting a new clutch tomorrow as it suddenly disintegrated.  Prior to that the radiator and a ball joint failed.  70k miles...

Vehicle two needs a new transmission and has the annoying tendency to randomly engage the reverse gear while in first. Prior to that, the fuel pump and the clutch slave hydraulic cylinder went out.

With any luck, I should have the remaining issues sorted this weekend.

There has been some progress made with our two new project members taking the reigns.  A proper introduction and the current state of the project will get posted Monday.  There is news...