OSE Design Manual - Heater Elements
Presenting first at the Open Source Microfactory STEAM Camp:
Heater Elements – How to make insulated nichrome heaters for heated beds, small furnaces, and plastic extruders. Calculations. Applications – If you want to build a large 3D printer with a heated bed, a kiln for pottery or for melting non-ferrous metals, or a bioplastic extruder - this lesson teaches you how to design nichrome-based electric heater elements.