Powell Makerspace 3dprinter Safety

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Powell Makerspace 3dprinter Safety

This test is to certify that you know how to safely use the 3D printer and are able to use the Simple Metal 3D printer without supervision.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of materials are safe to use on the Simple Metal 3D printers? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      ABS

    • B. 

      PLA

    • C. 

      Recycled Plastics

    • D. 

      Glue Sticks

  • 2. 
    How big of an item can you print on the Simple Metal 3D printer?
    • A. 

      6"x6"x6"

    • B. 

      6"x6"x12"

    • C. 

      12"x12"x12"

    • D. 

      3"x3"x3"

  • 3. 
    Approximately, how big of an item can you print on the Kossel 3D printer?
    • A. 

      12"x12"x12"

    • B. 

      6" Diameter; 6" Height

    • C. 

      9.4" diameter x 10"

    • D. 

      6"x6"x6"

  • 4. 
    The hot end reaches temperatures:
    • A. 

      Somewhere around 100 degrees C

    • B. 

      Up to 280 degrees C

    • C. 

      Between 900 F and 1200 degrees F

    • D. 

      Well over 380 degrees C

  • 5. 
    The recommended range for printing PLA plastic is
    • A. 

      150 degrees C and 170 degrees C

    • B. 

      170 degrees C and 190 degrees C

    • C. 

      190 degrees C and 210 degrees C

    • D. 

      210 degrees C and 230 degrees C

  • 6. 
    It is safe to walk away from a 3D printer once the print has started?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How is the Simple Metal 3D print bed prepared?
    • A. 

      By putting the dark blue painters tape down smoothly, avoiding any overlaps

    • B. 

      By putting the dark blue painters tape down smoothly ensuring a little overlap between each piece of tape

    • C. 

      By putting any form of tape down smoothly avoiding any overlaps

    • D. 

      By putting any form of tape down smoothly ensuring a little overlap between each piece of tape

  • 8. 
    There are no moving parts to be concerned with when watching the 3D printer at work?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What do you do if you think there is a problem with one of the 3D printers? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Don't use is

    • B. 

      Try it out and see if you are correct

    • C. 

      Let someone know

    • D. 

      Post a sign to the 3D printer

  • 10. 
    What do you do if your print fails in some way (choose all that are correct)?
    • A. 

      Grab the hot end

    • B. 

      Hit the kill print in Repetier

    • C. 

      Ignore it, it will fix itself

    • D. 

      Hit the emergency stop in Repetier

    • E. 

      Pull the power plug to the 3D printer

    • F. 

      How would you know, you walked away while it was printing?

  • 11. 
    Who is responsible for the safe operation of the 3D printer?
    • A. 

      The Makerspace

    • B. 

      The roaming gnome

    • C. 

      Myself - I signed a waiver and acknowledge that I understand how to operate the machine safely

    • D. 

      The makerspace staff

  • 12. 
    How many grams of filament do I get per month with a membership?
    • A. 

      Unlimited

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1 million

    • D. 

      500

  • 13. 
    I must log my filament use and color in the binder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False