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Mini lathe change gears
Mini lathe change gears for metric to imperial conversion (1.5mm to 20 TPI -> ability to make camera mount screws on a metric lathe).Maker/DIY
A free software license that requires that all work based on this must also be free software as in freely remixable and sharable by anyone under the same license but may be used commercially.
This is a simple wrapper around MCAD/gears.scad to generate gears for my little lathe. I was overextruding a bit, so I had to clean up the bore with a drill, and the keyway with a file.
I printed mine in Colorfabb XT, but a previous test gear printed in PLA worked just fine; settings for XT: wall thickness 2mm, infill 60%, 250 degrees, 50 mm/s.
Materials and methods
- printed gears
- 12mm reamer and / or 12mm drill to adjust the hole size
- file to adjust the keyway
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