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Automata-4 Ben rides around the clock

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Ben on his own this time, rides around the clock on his Unicycle. After their stint at the Gym I thought I would try to get some more movement into the character, so the idea formed of movement along a circular path would be straightforward to achieve but a bit boring, so I had him move a minute hand of a clock around a Dial and introduced the gears to turn the hour hand as well. He can now be used to teach a child to tell the time as well as providing some amusement.

A 3:1 ratio pair of Bevel gears drive the Unicycle around and the friction between the wheel and the top face of the box drives the legs around on the pedals.

Video: https://youtu.be/JkoE7AdY_6k

3D printing settings

Printer:

Zortrax M200

Rafts:

Yes

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.19 an 0.09

Infill:

Medium

Post-Printing
You will need 1 of each STL part except for the following:-

Arm upper 2
Arm Lower 2
Hand 2
Legs 2
Sock 2
Shoe 2
Box side 3

You will need some extra components to complete the build :-

3 piece Ø 2 mm steel rod 52 mm long
2 piece Ø 2 mm steel rod 26 mm long
2 piece Ø 2 mm steel rod 20 mm long
3 piece Ø 2 mm steel rod 15 mm long
5 piece Ø 2 mm steel rod 10 mm long

Acetone to solvent bond some of the parts together.

Drills Ø2 mm for the holes that need to be a tight fit.
Drills Ø2.2 mm for the holes that need to be a loose fit.

  • 3D model format: STL

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