Thetford Gas Hob / Stove - Replacement Knob

One of my knobs in my camper melted away.

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    In my camper we run a Thetford Gas Hob / Stove with 3 burners. One of the knobs got severly damaged by contact with a hot pan. I would have assumed that the knobs are kind of heat resistent.

    Then I found out that replacement is difficult to obtain (at least here in Germany) and expensive. The Bay is full of replacement knobs for the 6 mm axis - but guess what the orientation of the thetford knob is 90° rotated. So with this cheap replacements you would never be sure at what "speed" your gear is cooking.

    So I decided to print a replacement myself, the most heat resistent filament I had was Ultimaker Transparent Nylon. As soon as my black nylon arrives I'll give it a print!

    Materials and methods

    Printed with 0,2mm layer on Ultimaker S3 using transparent Nylon. Printing time was around 35 min.

    I made the lever slightly larger, because the original felt a little small to me

    I took out the small metal spring from the molten original and inserted it into the bottom of my replacement with a plier.

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    Bc1ae6838a3cbf7fe0303b749a8b2369?default=blank&size=40Arnold published this design ago