Articles by Roy Worthington

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Reel Holder Installation for the Octave 3D Printer Enclosure by Roy Worthington

Topic: 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

The Octave 3D Printer Enclosure does not come with spool holders, but it is designed so that the standard spool holder that comes with the Afinia/UP! printers will fit with little effort. You can also print spool holders to accommodate the Octave lines of filament.

Published: Monday 01 September, 2014

Purple Glue for a Perfect Bonding Surface by Roy Worthington

Topic: 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

Simple purple glue makes an excellent surface on borosilicate glass to hold down models. The glue is non-toxic and seems to bond with most of the plastic filaments that are sold on Octave Systems.

Published: Monday 01 September, 2014

The best surfaces to print on with Taulman T-glase by Roy Worthington

Topic: 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

What surfaces work best when printing with Taulman T-glase - perfboard, glass, kapton tape or garolite?

Published: Monday 01 September, 2014

Tips for printing with Taulman 618 filament on Garolite by Roy Worthington

Topic: 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

Concerning the garolite plate, the garolite plates are what have been recommended for the best adhesion by Taulman 3d. Quoted from their website, "For perfect adhesion, please use garolite (LE) ...".

Published: Monday 01 September, 2014

Octave Top 10 3D Printing Tips and Tricks by Roy Worthington

Topic: 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

This is a collection of the Octave 3D printing top ten tips and tricks for better 3D printing with the Afinia and UP! 3D printers. Includes time saving techniques and ways to improve the look of the finished object.

Published: Saturday 24 May, 2014

Petey the Parrot at the Bay Area Maker Faire 2014 by Roy Worthington

Topic: Petey - The 3D Printed Parrot Puppet

Dave Sidley and his creation Petey the 3D Printed Parrot at the Bay Area Maker Faire in May of 2014. Petey was printed entirely on an Afinia H479 3D printer using Octave ABS filament.

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Petey the Parrot goes to China by Roy Worthington

Topic: Petey - The 3D Printed Parrot Puppet

Petey the Parrot is the creation of Dave Sidley. Dave recently printed Petey on his Afinia 3D printer using Octave ABS filament, for Joseph Guo of Tiertime.

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