PVA Reel Casing

Keeping your PVA dry

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Description

I have had issues with my PVA absorbing moisture. As I print continuously it doesn't come off the machine. It inevitably absorbs moisture.

So I designed a casing which allows the reel to freely rotate, contains two packets of silica gel and has a 6mm tube coming out of it. I have tried to minimise the exposure of the material to the out side. I have also put the whole thing in a bag with more silica gel.

It has worked well for the last 48 hours where not a pop was heard.

Materials and methods

orientation on the build plate is 45 degrees.

PLA filament

5x M3 x 20 hex socket bolts and nuts

silica gel packets that came with various filaments.

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Ab070ed6bd35e37649fec781889e92f4?default=blank&size=40stachas added this to the filament collection ago
979cad6a6e41b639b7d95153ad0b6db4?default=blank&size=40worksengineer added this to the ultimaker collection ago
Dc8bca8c106509ef75ad2d275f173eb0?default=blank&size=40Leto Atreides commented ago

Does this just fit the 0.35 kg roll or does it fit the 0.75 kg rolls too?

Dd851935e2354f97e7c0f470d7ef5af5?default=blank&size=40Anogar added this to the Anogars Stuff collection ago
13f72515cbeb9d3085b3fc7aac25de25?default=blank&size=40Kirill added this to the Things to print collection ago
1da19e901b88f2f023dd67a14c7caa07?default=blank&size=40rebekah3505 published this design ago