Category: Additive Manufacturing

  • Prosthetic fan blades

    Prosthetic fan blades

    I got home to find my storage server’s fans running full tilt. After deciding that this wasn’t a VM hogging the processor, I figured it was probably time to refresh the thermal paste anyway and removed the heatsinks to clean out any dust. Under the second CPU riser board there’s a small, flat fan and […]

  • First impressions with the Elegoo Mars 2 Pro

    A while back I ordered a Mars 2 Pro MSLA 3D printer (with bundled Mercury Plus wash & cure station) to test the waters of resin printing. This past weekend I spent about 12 hours working with the printer to make Christmas tree ornaments for family / friends, and I’d like to share my experience.

  • Setting first layer height on an Elegoo Mars 2 Pro

    I’m a fan of my new Mars 2 Pro, but the instructions booklet that came with it is… lacking. In this post I attempt to expound on the process for setting the first layer height.

  • My Elegoo Mercury wash station has a bug

    I only recently began working with my Mars 2 Pro + Mercury setup, and almost immediately noticed an issue with the Mercury: if I remove the protective lid right as the countdown timer reaches ’00:00′, the system will continue to run. Apparently indefinitely. The expected outcome here is that the machine stops either due to […]