Arbor Injection Press

Status: Beta

Efficiency : 3.5 out of 5 stars

Design : 3 out of 5 stars

Safety : 2 out of 5 stars

Price / Value – Bazar : 3 out of 5 stars

Power consumption : 1 Kw

Capacity : 10 KG / hour

Build – time for beginners : 7 days

Build – time for experts : 2, 4 days the first time

Required machines : lathe, CNC (rigid, 5h for small depth/width of cut, drill press (20mm), welder (good MIG welder)


Material bill : 100 – 200 Euro

Bazar price : 640 Euro (plus 120 Euro shipping)  Bazar link

Package size : 110 cm x 55 cm x 20 cm , 40 Kg


Shot size: 30 cm by 25 mm diameter. In a larger version you can use 40 cm with 30 mm diameter


End-user issues

  • needs floor or table mount
  • little space underneath the nozzle, still enough for a car jack
  • feed / hopper design incomplete

Builder issues

  • needs a lot precision where ever possible
  • needs good tools and professional environment

Electronics

Europe – Spain

Cheap heatbands (may last up to 3 weeks)

Expensive heatbands 

SSR, PID, Thermocouple (come often as bundle)

VFD (Variable Frequency Drive, enables to run 3 phase motors on single phase)

Switches

Please check out the forum on the subject

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