Mendel build bed rebuilt….and a new build surface.

  I’ve been using kapton as the build surface but I accidently gouged it after my Z-axis home switch got bumped out of position.  200mm sheets with adhesive aren’t cheap so I started looking for alternatives.  It occurred to me that window tinting film is cheap, easy to find, and pretty durable.  It also has…

Mendel Heated Bed

I’ve been struggling for months to get my “Sells” Mendel working reliably.  The mechanicals have been solid for a long time, but I’ve had flaky problems with the electronics and extruder all along. I finally broke down and replaced the Gen3 electronics with a RAMPS board and after working through some issues, it finally seems…