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Re: Screen printing plus dtg

 by Andy ¦  Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:07 am ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: Screen printing plus dtg ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 21

The software is the easy part.

Building a platen system the goes into the screen press and then back into the DTG is the key to making it work.

Re: Screen printing plus dtg

 by Andy ¦  Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:24 am ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: Screen printing plus dtg ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 21

I did quite a bit of this years ago when I had my Belquette Mod 1.

You have to build a platen system that can move between the screen press and DTG and it keeps registration

Re: Hello from Romania

 by Andy ¦  Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:23 pm ¦  Forum: Introduce Yourself ¦  Topic: Hello from Romania ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 33

Welcome.

Feel free to share your build progress and ask for any help.

Re: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster

 by Andy ¦  Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:17 am ¦  Forum: Platens and Substrate Holders ¦  Topic: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 291

Probably the easiest way would be to put another pin that stops the handle.

Re: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster

 by Andy ¦  Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:21 pm ¦  Forum: Platens and Substrate Holders ¦  Topic: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 291

Printed one of the files and it took 7 hours.

Looks good. Very solid. I used ABS

One suggestion tribal, put stiff springs in between the platen top and the top adjuster plate. It will make leveling the top easy by turning the wingnuts.

Re: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster

 by Andy ¦  Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:23 am ¦  Forum: Platens and Substrate Holders ¦  Topic: 3D Printed Platen height adjuster ¦  Replies: 14 ¦  Views: 291

Tribal Armor has shared the .stl print files. You can download them here: http://opendtg.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t ... d1d0#p5651

I really appreciate the sharing, the more community effort the better for everyone.

Re: 3D Printer Files for DIY DTG

 by Andy ¦  Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:19 am ¦  Forum: Downloads ¦  Topic: 3D Printer Files for DIY DTG ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1324

Tribal Armor has been kind enough to share his files for the platen lift system here: http://opendtg.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t ... 21d9ccd1d0

Thanks for contributing.

Re: OpenDTG - Announcements and News

 by Andy ¦  Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:04 pm ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: OpenDTG - Announcements and News ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 9261

ARM AIO is HERE!!! We now have an upgraded version of the AIO V2 that incorporates an ARM microcontroller instead of the Atmel Uno microcontroller. Some benefits: - 120mhz processing speed instead of the 16mhz - Extra pins available for expansion - Smoother motor movements - More accurate encoder re...

Re: 1430 build with complete kit

 by Andy ¦  Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:54 pm ¦  Forum: DIY DTG Tutorials - Build your own T-Shirt Printer ¦  Topic: 1430 build with complete kit ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 1689

I have looked everywhere on this forum and can't find it - but would like to see 1430 instructions using the build kit. I have figured most of the kit from some of the pictures would like "instructions" for the kit it self and the modifications on the 1430 other than the 2 videos already done which...

Re: Multiple lines output for a single line input?

 by Andy ¦  Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:53 am ¦  Forum: How to Print ¦  Topic: Multiple lines output for a single line input? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 35

That will do it.

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