Life expectancy of all consumables

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#1

Nice little thread on life expectancy of the laser unit here:

What about other consumables? Drive belts? Stepper motors?

What is their expected lifespan? Are they standard or custom parts? Will they be able to be replaced by the consumer?

Thanks!


#2

I also would like to know this!


#3

I’m kinda hoping there won’t be any belts in that thing…
My Ultimaker is not making round holes / cylinders anymore and to calibrate is a pain. Many lasers use belts so maybe this is not an issue. But I’d also like to know.


#4

There are both belts and steppers. They’re standard but not designed for user replacement. (That said, we’re not using any proprietary tools, so I don’t believe there’s anything stopping you).