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Awaiting Approval

Ben Everard

Enclosures for the two Prusa MK3S printers. it's a bit chilly in the HackSpace and this can make printing even in PLA a bit iffy on cold days. Prints are warping and falling apart mid-print. An enclosure should generally make printing more reliable and less stressful.

I've knocked up a simple cardboard enclosure for one printer, but this won't last for long. I'd like to build a double enclosure out of clear acrylic, broadly based on this design, but it'll have two separate chambers for two printers.

Acrylic sheet from

5X 60cmx40cm for sides, middle and two doors - £25.2 1x 120cmx40cm for back - £16.80 1x 120cmx60cm for top - £25.20

delivery - £7.99

Additional parts will be 3D printed, so don't need budget for these

Built and installed by Ben. It will take up the table that the two printers are currently on. This will also make a storage area ontop of the printers – I'm proposing putting a dry box for filament storage on there, but I don't think this will need additional budget.

£75.19 (see above)

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  • full funded by Hackspace

The hackspace wiki

Committee Sanity Check:

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  • A majority committee vote is needed for all proposals:
  • A large purchase proposal needs to be passed by the committee before members can vote on it.
  1. NickG
  2. Frazer
  3. Alex Rowe
  4. Sam C

Supporting Members:

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  • A small proposal needs 5 member votes:
  • A medium proposal needs 10 member votes:
  • A large purchase proposal needs a majority vote at a quorate meeting (see large purchase props for more info). Proxy votes are included. As of 02/2020 there were 240 members. A meeting is quorate with 10 % of membership= 24 members. Majority vote= 13 people.
  1. Sam Partridge
  2. Luke
  3. Richard Lawrence
  4. Christopher White
  5. Riaz Shafi
  6. Jonny T
  7. Ben Everard
  8. x
  9. x
  10. x

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