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FlowIO Assembly Diary

Updated: 3 hours ago

#smallsize #germany

Red means not fully prepared

Parts List:

  • all 3D printed parts

  • 1 Microcontroller Adafruit Feather Sense nRF52840

  • 2 Skoocom SC3101PM ( not sure how long it will take to get to Berlin)

  • 3.7V 350mAh LiPo Battery for pumps

Material List

  • Gorilla 2 Part Epoxy

  • Kapton Tape

  • Ultrathin Solder 0.3mm diameter

  • Solder Paste

  • Letter Paper

  • Desoldering Braid

  • Double-sided tape

  • Sillicone tube

Tools List:

  • 3D Printer:Ultimaker S3 and Objet260 Connex3

  • Office Printer

  • Soldering Station

  • Microscope for Soldering

  • Antistatic Mat

  • Desoldering Pump

  • Tweezers

  • Scissors

  • Wire Cutters

  • Wire Strippers

  • Vice Gripper

  • Mixing Rod (for epoxy)

  • Heat Gun (for Ribbon Cable Modification)

  • Fine grit file (for PCB headers)

  • Micro USB Cable

  • Pressure Gauge (for testing)

  • Soft Actuator (for testing)

  • Syringe

  • tube measuring guide

  • Manifold Plug Cover (DXF) (PDF)

Software List

  • Arduino

  • Adafruit Feather nRF52 Toolchain

  • FlowIO Library

  • FlowIO Firmware


Parts preparation

  • 3d printed parts

Print all parts with Ultimaker S3 (besides the valve cap and valve plugs)


Layer Height: 0.1 mm

Wall thickness: 0.8mm

Infill: 100%

Print speed:40mm/s

Travel speed: 80mm/s

Support structure: Tree

Support Branch Angle: 60°

Print Valve Cap and Valve plugs with Objet260 Connex3

setting: Defult

Wash it with Alcohol under 70%