3D Printer Parts

We are makers at heart here at MakerGeeks.com so we really like parts... I mean, like really... maybe just a little too much at times but nothing is worse than needing a spare part and not having it or not being able to find one. So, we try to stock and source as much of what you'll need to build a 3D printer, fix a 3D printer or just stock-up the work bench with geeky goodies!

Enjoy and make sure you drop me an email if you need something that we don't have... I bet I can get it for you QUICK! My email is joshua@makergeeks.com.


Replacement Parts for the Wanhao Duplicator 3D PrintersDual-Head Extruder Ready to Print
Regular Price: $299.95
MakerGeeks Price: $189.67
Duplicator 4 Upgrade Pack - Full Acrylic Enclosure Kit
Regular Price: $199.95
MakerGeeks Price: $125.95
RAMPS 1.4 Smart LCD Controller w/ SD Reader
Regular Price: $95.95
MakerGeeks Price: $29.95
All Metal JHead | E3D Style Metal J-Head
Regular Price: $149.95
MakerGeeks Price: $99.95
Xtra-Large Smart 12864 LCD RAMPS 1.4 Controller
Regular Price: $125.95
MakerGeeks Price: $49.95
RAMPS 1.4 plus Arduino Mega Combo
Regular Price: $190.55
MakerGeeks Price: $115.45
Zeus PTFE Tubing - 3D Printer Hotend Tubing
Regular Price: $9.95
MakerGeeks Price: $2.95
Budaschnozzle 2.0 w/ 0.35mm & 0.4mm nozzle
Regular Price: $125.95
MakerGeeks Price: $89.95
Z Axis Couplers 2 Pack - 3D Printers
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
Aluminum 3D Printer Bed Mount Plate - 220mm X 220mm X 2.5mm
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $35.95
Borosilicate Glass Plate for 3D Printers - 213mm X 200mm X 3mm
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $29.95
RepRap 3D Printer Cable Kit - Dupont Connectors
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $12.95
Single-Head Extruder Ready to Print
Regular Price: $195.95
MakerGeeks Price: $89.95
Get Started 3D Printing Kit
Regular Price: $799.55
MakerGeeks Price: $489.65
Prusa Mendel I2 / V2 - 3D Printer Full Kit
Regular Price: $1,455.95
MakerGeeks Price: $997.32
Kapton Tape - 50mm x 100ft
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $14.95
Duplicator 4 Extruder Upgrade Kit
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $39.95
Kapton Tape - 200mm x 100ft
Regular Price: $99.95
MakerGeeks Price: $45.95
Green PET Tape for 3D Printing
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $39.95
PCB MK1 Heatbed for 3D Printer
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $25.55
LM8UU - Linear Ball Bearings (10pack)
Regular Price: $15.55
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
NEMA 17 Hybrid Stepper Motor for 3D Printers
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $17.67
Arduino Mega 2560 V3
Regular Price: $79.95
MakerGeeks Price: $39.95
Arduino Uno Rev3
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $34.55
Arduino Mini 5v
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $25.95
Arduino Leonardo AVR
Regular Price: $37.55
MakerGeeks Price: $27.55
Cube 3D Printer Filament Adapter
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $5.95
J-Head MKIV Hotend for RepRap 3D Printers
Regular Price: $99.95
MakerGeeks Price: $51.54
Hobbed M8 Bolt Kit for RepRap Extruders
Regular Price: $19.95
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
Wade Extruder Reloaded Full Kit (ready to print)
Regular Price: $179.95
MakerGeeks Price: $105.95
Wade Reloaded Extruder Hardware Kit
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $26.95
3D Printer ATX Power Supply
Regular Price: $89.95
MakerGeeks Price: $39.95
608zz VXB Bearings (2 Pack)
Regular Price: $5.95
MakerGeeks Price: $2.95
The Arduino Starter Kit
Regular Price: $199.95
MakerGeeks Price: $129.95
GT2 Belt (1220mm loop, 6mm belt, 2mm pitch)
Regular Price: $15.95
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
GT2 Pulley (5mm bore, 20 teeth, 7mm wide)
Regular Price: $15.95
MakerGeeks Price: $6.95
Blue LED 80MM Fan
Regular Price: $15.95
MakerGeeks Price: $6.95
Mechanical Endstop Switch (3 Pack)
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $17.95
Optical Endstop Switch (3 Pack)
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $17.95
Ceramic Cartridge Heater for 3D Printer (3 Pack)
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $15.95
A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Module
Regular Price: $15.95
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
TF Card SDRamps Breakout - RAMPS v1.4
Regular Price: $19.95
MakerGeeks Price: $9.95
GT2 Belt (3m long, 6mm belt, 2mm pitch)
Regular Price: $49.95
MakerGeeks Price: $19.95
623ZZ Shielded Ball Bearings (2pack)
Regular Price: $3.95
MakerGeeks Price: $2.95
100K ohm Thermistor for 3D Printing (2 Pack)
Regular Price: $9.95
MakerGeeks Price: $4.95
0.35mm Nozzle for RepRap / Budaschnozzle Hotends
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $19.95
0.40mm Nozzle for RepRap / Budaschnozzle Hotends
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $19.95
0.50mm Nozzle for RepRap / Budaschnozzle Hotends
Regular Price: $29.95
MakerGeeks Price: $19.90
3D Printer Nozzle Tip Cleaning Tool
Regular Price: $9.95
MakerGeeks Price: $5.25
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Fan
Regular Price: $19.95
MakerGeeks Price: $15.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement MK7 or MK9 Nozzle
Regular Price: $17.95
MakerGeeks Price: $12.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement MK7 or MK9 Drive Gear
Regular Price: $17.95
MakerGeeks Price: $13.55
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Heating Core
Regular Price: $17.95
MakerGeeks Price: $14.55
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Z Axis Motor + Worm Gear
Regular Price: $129.95
MakerGeeks Price: $99.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement LCD Screen
Regular Price: $39.95
MakerGeeks Price: $29.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Stepper Driver
Regular Price: $19.95
MakerGeeks Price: $15.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Thermocoupler
Regular Price: $19.95
MakerGeeks Price: $15.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Aluminum Hotend Block
Regular Price: $25.55
MakerGeeks Price: $19.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Heated Build Plate
Regular Price: $79.95
MakerGeeks Price: $59.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Motherboard (Mighty Board)
Regular Price: $375.55
MakerGeeks Price: $289.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Stop Switch / EndStop Switch
Regular Price: $25.95
MakerGeeks Price: $18.79
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Timing Pulley
Regular Price: $14.55
MakerGeeks Price: $11.95
Duplicator 3D Printer Replacement Timing Belt
Regular Price: $24.55
MakerGeeks Price: $19.95



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3D Printing Facts, Tips, Tricks & Other Bottom of the Page Nuggets
from MakerGeeks.com

What Temperature to 3D Print your Filament at?

While each 3D Printer is different and you will need to play around with the temps to get the best print here are some starter temps for you; these are all temperature profiles that are verified and confirmed print temps on the MakerGeeks.com 3D Printers (9 different machines from pre-built D3 and D4 to our own DIY custom Reprap printers) with the actual filament we sell to you... so they will get you 99% of the way there!

195c - 210c
210c - 215c
230c - 235c
250c

175c - Smooth
210c - Rough

165c (light colored wood)
210c (very dark colored wood)
210c
260c
210c
265c

How do I get my filament to stick and STAY stuck?

This one is a multi-faceted answer but here are the basics:

  1. Your print bed has to be level!! I mean, spend some time on this one... if it isn't level like a... well... like something that's really level - then your print won't stick and it won't come out looking right.
  2. Next... CLEAN, CLEAN, then RE CLEAN, have a sandwich and a soda-pop and then CLEAN again... use acetone and a lint free towel to make sure your print surface is clean and free from oils and dirt.
  3. If you are having a hard time printing on glass try using some Kapton tape as that will give you a little better stick
  4. If you have a heated print surface... TURN IT ON!! Even when the filament used might not call for it, I always turn on my heat bed (who doesn't like a warm bed!!); even if it's just 40c it will really help. For PLA normally you'll want about 60c and for ABS you'll want 110c
  5. For ABS 3D Printing room temperature really matters... you need to keep your entire build warm; so if you can't print out in a warm room try putting a box over the printer to keep that build area as warm as possible.
  6. Try making "ABS Juice" - just add some scrap ABS filament to a bottle of acetone and let it dissolve and then use that to clean your print surface as normal; the dissolved ABS will give your printer extra STICK OR you can use "Aqua-Net Super Hold" hair spray (must be this brand to work right)... just clean your board as always and then lightly spray the Aqua-Net on the print board and print away (this method is my favorite as it seems to work best for me!)
  7. KEEP trying!! You'll get it and once you do have it dialed in then you have it forever... each printer is different; make sure you make notes of what works and what doesn't for each filament you use and each printer you have. So, in the future when you want to print out that EPIC "Yogi Bear" figurine in MakerGeeks.com Blue you know what to set up your GCODE for.

What is the main differences between PLA and ABS 3D Printer Filament?

The main difference between PLA filament and ABS filament is that ABS is produced from fossil fuels and PLA is derived from biological resources, which makes PLA plastic biodegradable. When it comes to 3D printing the key differences between ABS and PLA are:

  • PLA is a rigid liquid and ABS is a crystallized liquid, meaning that when heated ABS transits slowly from a gel to liquid and PLA transits direct from solid to liquid.
  • ABS is more flexible and PLA is more solid, meaning when stressed PLA will snap sooner.
  • PLA is more glossy looking consumable than ABS (see photos when selecting your material).�

Wow, you have a 1kg spool of filament... SO What! How much actual filament is that??

Big question of the day is... how long is a spool of 3D Printing Filament!? Hummmmm, I think even Blinky the wise old MakerGeeks.com owl might have a hard time with that question but never fear... we have the answer!!

1/kg Spool

PLA 1.75mm

PLA 3mm

ABS 1.75mm

ABS 3mm

302,000.00mm

120,192.30mm

245,000.00mm

147,732.30mm


... and what does that mean to me and you!! Well, check this out... if you are printing with 3.00mm filament for a iPhone case you need about 2,700mm of filament; for a EPIC Starship Enterprize Model you'll need about 12,000mm of 3D Filament and for a full Kossel 3D Printer Kit we normally use about 50,000mm of filament. Another way to look at it according to MakerBot is that 1 spool of 3D Filament produces about 392 full sized chess pieces. Whoa... that's a lot of chess!!

 


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