3D Printer - Stratasys

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3D Printer - Stratasys
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Name Stratasys FDM 1650 3-D Printer
Zone Fab Lab
Owner Brian Wennberg (100%)
Make Model Stratsys FDM 1650
Part Number 1650
Date Acquired
Storage Location West wall, you can't miss it.
Authorization Required
Other References Blog by a gentleman who took one apart and got it working again: My FDM 1650 Blog

Instructions for how to use it from Ball State University: Lab Procedure

Blog entry about finding more material at a reasonable price (not): Material Madness

Equipment page (like ours) from the London Hackerspace wiki: Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650




Online manuals for an FDM 2000 which is very similar model:


Maintenance Info

        • Preliminary

Z-stage Lubrication

   Should be done monthly

Cable Lubrication

   Should be done monthly

FDM Modeler Calibration

   Should be done often - recommended minimum of once a week


A list of commonly asked questions


  • Bring in rack mount computer to run the machine.
  • Find a source for consumables.
  • Determine what the materials costs are.
  • Write up maintenance procedures.
  • Write up procedures for use.