Wanhao Duplicator D9 Bed Leveling Modification: The Next Level.

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I decided to make an improvement to the Buildplate and Y Carriage on our machines here after coming to the conclusion that the recent updates to the D9's firmware and auto-leveling feature should now be able to make use of the changes I've made. Once you reset your Z, auto leveling will be easier since you are now basically giving it a level bed to start with and can rely on the software. The tension spring system is now, legacy and outdated in my opinion.     Some background on it; I have been using printers with similar features for years now. I've never been a fan of constant, and eventual (still) periodic adjustment to bed leveling for that sought after first layer goodness, not when we have already had the means to do away with that system altogether. I'm used to having my printers tuned to set it and forget it....
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3D Printing Safety: Angus (Maker's Muse) Offers Some Great Tips...

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I 'm not one for always trying to re-invent the wheel, and for both new and experienced 3D printer enthusiasts sometimes it's just plain good to take a look at things to consider when using your machines . This first video covers FDM printing. Resin Printing (SLA/DLP/DUV, ect.) has other considerations and is covered in another video following it. Failure to keep safety in mind can create potentially dangerous situations.       First and foremost , I want to stress the benefits of subscribing and following Angus (Makers Muse) on Youtube because he's active and been doing this for a very long time. he's recognized in the community the world over as an authority and some of my early learning and enthusiasm was a direct result of this fine gent's contributions to our craft.   His Youtube Channel:    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxQbYGpbdrh-b2ND-AfIybg He also has an active Patreon:   https://www.patreon.com/makersmuse  ...
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Wanhao University: Vision, Philosophy, and Commitment

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  The University environment as I envision it begins with it's meaning: It comes from Latin, universitas; "the whole". For our purposes it employs these principles in such an environment collectively:   Good Product and Teaching Involved Development Support and Structure Constant Use and Familiarity Experimentation Seeking and Using Knowledge   All of these conventions and principles used together properly form a solid base that allows flexibility yet strengthens each other. They aren't optional because not only do they relate to one another they constantly invoke and promote forward movement and stability and improvement. They have the ability to create positive environments where others are enhanced if left singular otherwise.   In our case, better sales and growth through repeatable, demonstratable improvement and innovation.   The University itself . A dedicated team of people, willing to employ these principles. A stable environment that evolves with our company as part of...
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