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by PeteW
Thu 18 Jul , 2013 9:37 am
Forum: UP! 3D Printer
Topic: Problem with new UP printer
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: Problem with new UP printer

I have replaced the belt drive gears on the stepper motors for the X and Y drives and it appears to have silenced it at least winding it about using the maintenance function I haven't done any actual printing yet. I still cannot see anything wrong with the old gears and wonder if it is more to do wi...
by PeteW
Mon 15 Jul , 2013 19:41 pm
Forum: UP! 3D Printer
Topic: Problem with new UP printer
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: Problem with new UP printer

Thanks I will certainly try that. Looking over this thread it seems to paint a depressing picture but when all is considered the machine is really working well. I have been particually impressed by the way the software generates all the support structures required for some very complex parts. I buil...
by PeteW
Mon 15 Jul , 2013 15:59 pm
Forum: UP! 3D Printer
Topic: Problem with new UP printer
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: Problem with new UP printer

While you were replying I added a video link to my last post.
by PeteW
Mon 15 Jul , 2013 14:59 pm
Forum: UP! 3D Printer
Topic: Problem with new UP printer
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: Problem with new UP printer

I did ring you back and explained what I had found and you asked me to put it all down in an email which you would foward to the manufacturer. This I did on the 10/06/13 and enclosed a short video on which the sound could be heard. The next day I saw your email address was @denford.ltd.uk not @denfo...
by PeteW
Sun 30 Jun , 2013 21:10 pm
Forum: UP! 3D Printer
Topic: Problem with new UP printer
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Problem with new UP printer

I recently bought an UP plus 3D printer from Denford and after about two prints it started making a knocking noise as the table moves in and out. Having spoken to a Graham Bradley he suggested I remove the cover so I could see if something was catching. On checking I found nothing cattching but that...