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Quick-print gear bearing
Designed to print as a single wall, with no infill or solid layers. Prints in about 15 minutes each, depending on your settings. Based on Emmett Lalish's gear bearings, http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:53451.Toys
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Intended to be printed with a single wall .7mm thick, no infill, no solid layers. Because the model is of the negative space, you can adjust the tolerance between the gears by adjusting the extrusion width.
In addition to configuring the extrusion width, wall thickness, infill and solid layers, you will need to make sure that your slicer always retracts when crossing internal spaces. I was not able to make the work with Cura, but Slic3r can be configured to do it by unchecking "Only retract when crossing perimeters". You will also need to make sure that you are not using wider extrusions for the first layer, which will make the gears stick together.
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- Printed on:
- monoprice 3d mini
- Cura 3.0.4 , surface mode "surface", combing mode "off", Protopasta HTPLAv3 at 215C/60C 1. front right, failure: far too much clearance, gear falls apart easily. tol too large (wall = 0.7, tol = wall * 2 +0.25 = 1.65 (stock)) line width = 0.7, layer height = 0.175 2. rear right: failure: gears bonded, tol too small. wall = tol = line width = 0.7, layer height = 0.175 3. front left, success: spins freely, a touch loose. wall = tol = 0.7, line width = 0.4, layer height = 0.175 Slic3r 20171107, Protopasta HTPLAv3 @ 240C/65C 4. rear left, fail: gears bonded. tol = wal = 0.7, line width 0.4, layer height = 0.3mm 5. front center, success: spins, no slack. stock scad file (like #1), 0.7mm extrusion width, layer height = 0.2
Hi I'm new to all this.
I've got a Anet A8 clone, haha.
And I'm using cura 2.4, but I can't get the setting correct.
Anyone here know what settings I should be using in Cura?
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good luck in your business!