3D Printer Hot End Research

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Design Rationale

The design rationale of Hot Ends is this:

Industry Standards

Known Working Versions

Link to Lulzbots hot end directory and the FreeCAD source files for their argon hot end.

Experimental Versions

There's a BCNozzle that looks interesting because there's done some structured research on it. Licence unknown.

The Smartrap uses Reg's Genie Hot End click around the page, it's hard to link to directly. License unknown.

Chilly hot end License: CC BY SA

OSE Requirements

  • Highly modular architecture
  • Robust design
  • High performance
  • Low cost