Unverified Commit eb08b129 authored by Kevin Cole's avatar Kevin Cole 💬

- Add explanation of direct-drive extruder vs. Bowden extruder

parent bfeeb68d
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e_steps_per_mm = (motor_steps_per_rev * driver_microstep) / (hob_effective_diameter * pi)
See the example of [bowden
The Lulzbots use a direct drive extruder, which is part of the
extruder / hot end assembly. The Rostock uses a Bowden extruder, which
affixed to the top of the Rostock, and is separated from the hot end
by a long tube. See both at [How To Calibrate Your
Extruder](https://www.matterhackers.com/articles/how-to-calibrate-your-extruder).
See the example of the [Bowden
extruder](https://solidutopia.com/direct-drive-bowden-extruder/)
Extruder with gear reduction:
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