Recycle Bot Feeder Redesign v02

This is a hopper for a vertical designed recyclebot. It is open to allow manual or automatic stirring.

3D printer parts and enhancements

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A RecycleBot is a waste plastic extruder that creates 3-D printer filament from waste plastic and natural polymers. This component is a hopper. It contains the material to be made into filament before it enters the auger of the recyclebot. It is designed to work with the

This particular hopper design was intended for composite based filament, specifically it was successfully used in creating wood based filament.

The images included are from the first design of the hopper the included files are of the 2nd version.

Materials and methods

PLA or similar printable filament



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Mini 10300431 10206995539599411 6493664533366948490 nAdam Pringle published this design ago