Dampening feets for Ultimaker 2 & 3

Using Sorbothane half-spheres.

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These feets use 50 durometer, 30 and 40mm half-spheres made out of the visco-elastic urethane rubber "Sorbothane" to reduce the amount of conducted vibrations by a lot, without the problems of self-induced oscillation of more springy solutions.

The front use 30mm half-spheres, where the rear uses the 40mm half-spheres. This is because the Ultimakers are a bit back heavy and the Sorbothane half-spheres needs a certain amount of loading to perform well.

They work extremely well compared to most other solutions i have tried through the years, and makes the printer appear much more silent than before.

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I bought my sorbothane 50 durometer half-spheres (two 30mm and two 40mm needed per printer) rom the seller "soundupgrade" on eBay:



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C6f0193c25723df61ce85f3d894b5300?default=blank&size=40David F. commented ago

Would it be possible for you to provide the STEP files or similar? I want to modify them slightly. I've found that the rear feet are tilting due to how the weight of the printer is concentrated on the feet in relation to the placement of the Sorbothane.

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