The final test of the solar oven for this year was performed yesterday, Saturday, October 22, 2022. Trials will begin again next year, in early summer. The highest oven temperature reached yesterday was about 142° Fahrenheit. That is more than 20° below the temperature from the last test (see video).Continue reading “Solar Oven Year End”
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Can A Solar Oven Melt Failed Prints?
A few posts in 3d printing Facebook groups have shown flat masses made by melting shredded failed prints and filament scraps. I do not want to melt PLA in my oven due to the fumes that would be generated, so I never tried, despite wanting to recycle prints instead of throwing them away. Having large, flat masses of filament would save me the trouble of printing shelves for the cabinets I plan to make. After a recent slew of failed prints for a coffee table project, my desire to convert them into shelving pieces increased.Continue reading “Can A Solar Oven Melt Failed Prints?”