Wind roller: Savonius wind turbine

... small but fully 3d printed vawt

Education

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Description

Not the most efficient vawt but is fully 3d printed and it works with 3d printed bearings. Use 16mm PVC tubes or with any other diameter pipe (see openscad file for full hack).

Based on the paper:
Increase in the Savonius rotors efficiency via a parametric investigation
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228957621IncreaseintheSavoniusrotorsefficiencyviaaparametricinvestigation

Also check my educational vertical axis wind turbine: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/educational-vertical-axis-wind-turbine

OpenSCAD files available.

1st. test de bearings tols (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3112100/)
2nd. print it
3rd. that's it

Materials and methods

Infill: 20%
Supports: Yes

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Mini miv izlr 400x400tca published this design ago