Plastic extruder

this is probably V1.0.

intent: To build a small extruder capable of melting thermoplastics for the purpose of recycling used containers into usuable new material.

history: its based on a bunch extruders i have been checking out the last 6 years. originally i thought i would make filament but now i am ghinking of making pellets for molds.

current:


still to do: build hopper. lathe bearing mount. drill out nozzle. motor mount. install timing belt and motir. build control box. install heating bands. weld barrel.

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small amount of progress

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control box with motor mounted inside.

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