Rostock Max Delta

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Rostock General Information

  • The Rostock is a 280mm diameter by 350mm high Delta system. It uses 1.75mm filament and has a max temperature of 300 degrees Celsius. This allows the use of PLA, ABS, PETG, Nylon, PolyCarbonate, flexible, and many other materials. Please note that ABS may or may not print correctly as there is no enclosure to keep heat trapped.

Warm Up Procedure

  1. Check the power supply in the back to make sure it's plugged in and turned on
  2. Turn on the switch at the front, the LCD should come on and say "Printer Ready"
  3. Hit Windows Key
  4. Type "Repetier"
  5. Run "Repetier-Host" when you see it come up
  6. Click the "Connect" button in the upper left hand corner
  7. Click the "Manual Control" tab on the right hand side
  8. Set the bed temperature to 80 and click "Heat Printbed"
  9. Set the Extruder Temperature to 210 and click "Heat Extruder"

Prepare Your File

  1. Click the "Load" button in the upper left hand corner
  2. Choose your STL file
  3. Click the "Slicer" tab on the right
  4. Select an appropriate "Print Settings" (We don't have an official one yet, I'm using "Calibration Cube 2").
  5. Click "Slice with "Slic3r"

Print Your File

  1. Wait until the machine is heated up by watching the temperature numbers on the manual control page
  2. Set the "Extrude" drop down on the manual control page to 10mm
  3. Click the "Extrude" button on the manual control page
  4. Verify the material extruded, and clear it from the nozzle.
  5. Click "Run Job" in the upper left hand corner