Acrylic cover for Ultimaker 2

Cover to keep dust out of the ultimaker 2 printer

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    I work in a factory where things can get pretty dusty. I decided to make a cover that keep the dust out of the printer. It's laser cut from .25" acrylic and held together with 8-32 nuts and bolts. Its made from the same shape of the printer so it nests right on top.

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    laser cut .25" acrylic


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      Ultimaker 2 Cover
      DXF  –  260 kb
      Version 1 - Jul 27, 2016


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    905dec058a1dfc24e418282044d698b3?default=blank&size=40VexFX commented ago

    Couple questions. What length are the 8-32 blots?

    Do you have a drawing with things dimensioned out? The DXF file format does not store scaling information, so it has to be translated to the proper dimensions. Does 1 DXF unit = 1 inch? That makes the largest piece 13.7235"x13.28" (seems large)


    Fcb3469695c95a5e23c2429eaae67447?default=blank&size=40Adam Rękosiewicz added this to the mods collection ago
    Mini profileChristopher Bray printed this ago
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    Good. It was a bit of a tight fit.
    If I had to do it again, I would taper the taps slightly and put a little more "meat" between the nuts and the screws. Mine cracked a little when I was tightening things up.
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