Clamp for Z Axis Depth Indicator (Prusa i3)

Clamp for securing dial gauge to be used in levelling the printing bed.

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I really like this z axis indicator  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:920819

I want to make similar one that can hold dial gauge instead of digital gauge.

Since thoxbui posted only stl file, I had to design my own in openscad.

X-rods spacing is 45 mm. Rods are of 8 mm diameter.

You can utilise my scad file and put any probe mount on it.

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7d64716be65796c96cba2f339e07d9d8?default=blank&size=40Jawehrung added this to the Prusa collection ago
6466941951b2391e744c3ec2b77d8f8c?default=blank&size=40hrlyrdr79 added this to the z axis depth indicator collection ago
Mini sak janik 32Karlosek commented ago

Glad to be of help. Enjoy!

55b5c28cb61f04d5eecb67fd11215c05?default=blank&size=40Michael Samblanet commented ago

Thank you for sharing this with the SCAD - with a small tweak to the hole placement and position, it worked great for my dial indicator.

55b5c28cb61f04d5eecb67fd11215c05?default=blank&size=40Michael Samblanet printed this ago
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Printed on:
Prusa i3
Result:
Good print, lifted on one corner (fortunately the least important one)
Feedback:
Thanks for providing this design with the SCAD file - with a minor modification, I was able to make this fit my dial indicator. Clip works beautifully and the friction fit on the shaft with that notch works great.
Mini sak janik 32Karlosek published this design ago