BALITENSEN K800 Upgrade Diagonal Carbon Push Rods Arm Kit 217mm Length 4x6mm Parallel Arm Fisheye Rods for Delta Mini Kossel 3D Printer Part (6pcs/set)

Lenght of carbon rod: 180MM
Outer Diameter: 6MM
Inner Diameter: 4MM

Packing List:
6pcs Carbon Rod With Fisheye bearing

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5pcs Aluminium V6 Heat Block For RepRap J-head Extruder HotEnd 3D Printers Parts Heater Hot End Heating Accessories 20x16x11.5 mm Part

Throat and the Nozzle Mounting Holes: M6
Heating Rod Mounting Holes: diameter 6mm
Fixed Screw Holes: M3
Thermocouple Mounting Holes: 3mm
Material: Aluminum
Size(mm): 20*16*115
Package Included:
5 x Aluminum Heater Block

Product Features

  • Accept Nozzle with M6
  • Material: aluminum, size: 20 * 16 * 11.5MM, slotted width 1.3MM; heating hole 6.11MM
  • Suitable for Filament : both 1.75mm and 3.0mm M6 Nozzle
  • Package Included: 5pc Aluminium Heat Block

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2PCS Silicone Case Cover Sock Shell for MK10 Aluminum Block 3D Printer Part Hot End

1.Suitable For MK10 Hot End Covers 3D printer part. These cases will keep your nozzle clean and free of burnt on blackened plastic. These also offer a huge boost in temperature stability, particularly if you use high airflow cooling around the nozzle to cool the print.
2.These silicone case really helps with sticky materials like Co-Polyesters and filled materials that like to build up on nozzles
3.Well designed for protection and accessibility due to its reserved notches.
4.Helps to keep the hot end temperature extremely stable
5.The silicone cover will fit the hot end snugly because of the extensibility of silicone when hot.

Material: Silica gel

1. Manual measuring, please allow 1 ~ 3 mm error
2. Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item. We guarantee the style is the same as shown in the pictures. Please understand
Package Including
2 x Silicone Case (Aluminum Block Not Included)

Product Features

  • This protective cover is specially designed for MK10 heat block to keep it clean and help temperature stability.
  • 2.These silicone case really helps with sticky materials like Co-Polyesters and filled materials that like to build up on nozzles
  • 3.Color: Pink,brown
  • 4.Helps to keep the hot end temperature extremely stable
  • 5.2 x Silicone Case (Aluminum Block Not Included)

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Behind the Scenes at Funko, Where 3D Printing Plays a Part

Following one series from conception to completion, learn how the Funko POP! series of vinyl figures are created using 3D modeling and 3D printing. It’s a veritable Saga, to be sure.

The Funko POP! toys have made popular culture into a serious business. The American company manufactures licensed vinyl figures and bobble-heads, and they’re wildly popular. The most recent set are based on the smash-hit comic book series Saga by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples.

Writing for GeekWire, journalist Daniel Rasmus paid a visit to the new Funko HQ in Everett, Washington. There, he interviewed key personnel about the design process behind their mega-selling figurines. Naturally, 3D modeling and 3D printing play a big part.

Once an idea is agreed upon, one of the earliest stages is concept approval. Funko and licensors collaborate to approve the look of the prototype sculpt for the final vinyl figure. Designers will then incorporate feedback into later revisions of the sculpt.

Experienced digital sculptors use the ZBrush app by Pixologic to create the final design for rapid prototyping. Detailed sculpts can take a day to a day-and-a-half for an artist to complete.

For the initial prototype, Funko sends a ZBrush file in ZTL format to their manufacturing partners in China and Vietnam. They use this file to 3D print a prototype.

For the figure approval stage, detailed digital images are sent to ensure that the prototypes match the design. In special cases like new form factors, manufacturers will ship figures to Funko for review.

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funko saga

The Saga of Making a Funko POP! Figurine

The Funko team generally approves the final sculpts for production. The exception to this step is a partner, such as a major studio, where Funko may output the prototype locally and spend time going over the designs with the combined teams in a physical meeting. Otherwise, the process is completely virtual and turnaround is speedy.

The manufacturing partner then converts the final design ZBrush output into a production mold, using a 3D print as the foundation. A definitive version of the unpainted figure then requires final approval.

In the meantime, elements like packaging and print are pulled together. Funko takes about 30 to 45 days to collect all the branding elements required from the licensor for the packaging.

Overall, the production line appears to operate like well-oiled machine, despite spanning several continents and time-zones. And when selecting the next subject for a series, nothing is too obscure for the Funko pop culture juggernaut. Or is it?

VP of Creative Ben Butcher is still hoping to get a Hudson Hawk figure made. “That’s my white whale,” he says of the 1991 Bruce Willis film. “I keep trying to find someone else who loves that movie.”

Good luck with that, Ben.

Source: GeekWire

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saga funko

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