3D Printing

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Ithaca Generator has 3 robust workhorse printers, each with different advantages. There is a Benchy on each printer so you can see differences, and they're taped to the top of their respective printer. Each Benchy took 1.5 hours and is sized accordingly so you can get an idea of each printer's "style". It's recommended that you get your own filament if you're going to be printing, but there is some filament at the space that is probably OK for learning on.

Prusa MK2S: small 10 x 8 x 8 inch (250 x 210 x 210 mm) build volume, slowest, but very accurate.
Prints PLA and PETG.
Use an SD card to print.
General remarks: This should be your default printer unless you're printing very large (Xinkebot) or want extra speed/precision (RailCore).

Xinkebot: largest 16 x 16 x 20 inch (400 x 400 x 500 mm) build volume. Relatively fast, but that's because it uses a larger nozzle so it's lower rez, and prints will have minor flaws, but if you're going to do post-processing anyway, doesn't matter.
Prints PLA and PETG.
Can print flexibles with special Flexion extruder system (normally the Bondtech extruder is on the printer).
Use an SD card to print.
General remarks: This is your "go to" printer for large prints. It's lower resolution than the others, and the prints won't be as perfectly smooth, but they will be quite good nonetheless.

RailCore: large 12 x 12 x 13 inch (300 x 300 x 330 mm) build volume. Very fast and accurate. Robust workhorse.
Best for PETG and more experimental filaments such as those filled with carbon fiber, but can print PLA just fine too.
Use the web interface to upload and print.
General remarks: Makes beautiful prints quickly. More complex interface and controls than the other printers. While not a strict requirement, it would be better to master the Prusa or Xinkebot before moving on to this printer.

You MUST stay for the duration of at least the first layer. A successful first layer is a good predictor of a successful print.
Leave the printer ready for the next person. (remove and put away your filament, throw away trash, clean the build plate off)
Quit Simplify 3D if you have it open on the computer
Don't use hairspray any more.
Don't use any sticking aid on the Prusa or the Railcore. They both have special beds that will be very sticky when hot.
Magigoo should be used on the Xinkebot glass bed. You can find Magigoo in the bin below the printers, please return it when done.

Simplify 3D Slicer Software. Use this to make your G-Code from your STL file.

Where to find STL files for printing:
Thingiverse http://www.thingiverse.com
My Mini Factory https://www.myminifactory.com
Youmagine https://www.youmagine.com