Automating the polyjoiner

A project log for Polyformer - Ideal Filament Recycler

The ideal machine for recycling plastic bottles into 3D printer filament. Team Members: Reiten (Yang) Cheng, Swaleh Owais

Swaleh OwaisSwaleh Owais 07/03/2022 at 01:360 Comments

Added motors to automate the filament joiner process. The mechanism has two motors. One for connecting the filament stands and one for spooling the combined filament.

[Figure 1: Polyjoiner - filament joiner mechanism]