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Iris aperture

An irising apterture, controlled by a rotating ring.

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    A semi-parametric aperture that I drew in SolidWorks to practice modeling. Based off of, but not copying from, several other irising boxes. As printed on an inkjet-binder printer, the assembly fits together and moves quite well with a bit of grease. I left reasonable tolerance on every joint except for the sliding among leaves, which shouldn't be a problem. When the aperture is open, it does not leave an entirely empty circle in the middle -- I sacrificed that to make it look better as it opens.

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    Mini il 570xn.1343682359 2jz9The 3D printing Guy commented ago

    Thoughtful design, offers lots of potential to develop further!

    1f32162adf933a527ae642d77f4a06fc?default=blank&size=40Adam Selker published this design ago