3/8" Drive for Olsson Block Nozzle Torque Wrench

This modification allows you to use a 3/8" drive socket with the Olsson Block Torque Wrench.

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https://www.youmagine.com/designs/nozzle-torque-wrench

Description

For use with Olsson Block Nozzle Torque Wrench available at the attribution link above.

I created new innards for the torque wrench by Anders Olsson that allows you to use a 3/8" drive socket rather than a 1/4" drive socket.

Socket locks in tight and shouldn't fall off. Fits in the original Torque Wrench body. I also modified the wrench to provide a bit more torque than the standard by increasing the central shaft diameter and thus shortening the fins and making them more rigid.

Materials and methods

I printed this with PLA with 100% infill and 0.1mm layer height on a UM2 printer using 0.4mm nozzle.

I've attached a screenshot of my Cura 2.6.2 settings for this print. Note: I changed the Infill and Skin overlap percentages for added strength.

See linked post by Anders Olsson for more printing information.

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915bfb6a08162b400fb3b186aae05d6c?default=blank&size=40kcel added this to the Printer Accessories collection ago
115c7493a659d468ea21db9ff36728a9?default=blank&size=40Darcy Townson added this to the Printer stuff collection ago
7e45445faf9b67ba779ea0486ed9e53c?default=blank&size=40Anders Olsson commented ago

Nice! :-)

I was actually looking for 3/8" drive 7 mm sockets when designing the torque wrench.

but they it turned out quite hard to get as single pieces for a reasonable price in Sweden.

So I ended up with the 1/4" drive even though it made the design a bit less robust than I would have preferred it to be.

Mini 2470368 308895 57910 deadpoolneverson42 added this to the Olsson Block collection ago
Mini 2470368 308895 57910 deadpoolneverson42 published this design ago