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Spool holder (Deltaprintr)

Simple 3-part spool holder.

3D printer parts and enhancements

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I designed this to be stupid simple and easy to print. I printed in about 4 hours, removed supports in about a minute, and assembled/installed in about 10 seconds.

 * Low friction - be nice to  your extruder
 * Small BOM: two bearings (7mm ID, 19mm OD, 6mm width)
 * Slide-fit assembly
 * Minimal print time and material - 4 hours at 55mm/s
 * Customizable, interchangeable parts - swap spool sizes fast
 * Currently designed to fit a 1Kg spool of Hatchbox 1.75mm PLA

1. Support touching build platform
2. See screenshot for how to orient parts.
3. I printed at 55mm/s with 15% infill

Originally, the design was tight at the printer top mating surface (the "+" shape with  a hole through the center), so I've uploaded a slightly modified design with more clearance and recessed fillets to keep the small tabs from breaking on removal.

Also, if you purchased a Deltaprintr and want to get it working well, check out my list for improvements (http://deltaprintr.com/forums/index.php?threads/bootstrapping-my-deltaprintr.409/) and Amazon wish list (http://amzn.com/w/26QA5QECPT29E)

Materials and methods

Two bearings (http://amzn.com/B00I0XGTDG):
* 7mm ID
* 19mm OD
* 6mm width



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A5d3e2ffee7cae6218c9c17112a33424?default=blank&size=40NateTheApe added this to the DeltaPrintr collection ago
B94b60bcb379ac414b51a361d52eaeaa?default=blank&size=40arturolaz commented ago

Hi! I need to make it wider so it can fit my spool, I already have solidworks installed but I couldt figure out how to do that, could you help me? Thanks

Mini 2015 02 22 19.24.52John Syrinek published this design ago