Skip to content

Attachment Mechanism - Work In Progress

?
Creation's quality: 0.0/5 (0 votes)
Evaluation of members on the printability, utility, level of detail, etc.
  • 130 views

3D model description

I'm working on something new and could use your feedback!

This is a simplified 1 hr print of a special attachment mechanism important to the function of a new toy I am developing. The idea is a starting point for my 3d model, so I can develop the rest of it while I figure out the right tolerances for these pieces. From my experience, clips and sliding parts can produce very different results when people print my designs. If you have time to print a useless doodad I would appreciate some feedback in order to get more consistent print results from various printers.

What I'm looking for in this mechanism:
does the ring turn freely and effortlessly, as in the video, without needing to grip too hard?
does the ring fit tightly enough on the base to stay fairly secure?
does the insert fit into the ring relatively easily? does it stay secure when the ring is locked? although a little play is not really a problem.

If people are actually interested in helping I might save out a few different part gap sizes people could try, and save out new versions based on feedback.

https://youtu.be/8KLX8rbO4FU

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Publication date: 2021/02/20 at 04:17

Tags

Creator

Designs 17
Downloads 16.9k
Followers 322

If you are interested in my design process and latest 3d printing experiments, check out my website and my Twitter

License

CC BY NC SA


Best sellers of the category Tool


Add a comment


Would you like to support Cults?

You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:

  • ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.

  • AFFILIATION: Make your purchases online by clicking on our affiliate links here Amazon, Gearbest or Aliexpress.

  • DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.

  • WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!