Saturday, March 14, 2009

Foie gras

For some reason the current extrusion progress makes me think of force-fed geese and Pate foie gras.
Anyway, pulled the extruder apart to replace the PTFE insulator with a PEEK version. Realigned and now the extruder does extrude. Though very slow and only by hand-force helping the extruder feed :-(
So things are not allright yet. Looks very similar to the Detroit RepRap builders' experience.
Ordered a heater barrel set at BfB to give it another try.

1 comment:

  1. An apt comparison :)

    Yet extruding plastics is a worthy undertaking, as opposed to Foie Gras. I ate it once before really knowing what it was, I probably wouldn't have enjoyed it as much if I did.