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3D Printable 3018 Chip Shield!

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3D model description

CNC's can get messy and the 3018 while a small desktop unit is no exception to this rule so we decided to design up a Chip Shield for the unit which was 3D printable. My first inclination was to laser cut a version on eBay/k40 laser however many people don't have one of these (but they should so check out this link for deals: so your not like them) and we have even included a DXF model as well as the Fusion 360 files in this Make so if you do have a laser you can can laser cut (or CNC if you have a larger CNC) a version if you want to be like one of the cool kids and if not there is also a STL file which you can 3D print so the best of both worlds is yours!

Also to cinch the pannels to the rails we will use some M5-8mm bolts (see more here: ) along with some M5 T-Nuts (see more here: )

Worth note: you will need a larger 3D printer like a CR-10 ( ) and we suggest two thing (1) if using CURA turning Ironing on and (2) flip the second one in your slicer making a left and right version so the outside is smooth as it will look better and CNC that looks better will work better!

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Major Favor: if you make one of these please post the Make and share it with the community :-) .

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3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: DXF, F3D, and STL Folder details Close
    • 3018_Chip_Sheild_v1.dxf
    • 3018_Chip_Sheild_v1.f3d
    • 3018_Chip_Sheild_v1.stl

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  • Publication date: 2020-05-12 at 20:55
    Published to Thingiverse on: 2020-05-09 at 14:07





Focused on small scale and home manufacturing utilizing digital desktop technology such as 3D printing, CNC, and Laser cutting...

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