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Latch (restrained hinge; no assembly required)

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  • 184 downloads

3D model description

Simple latch to hold cabinet doors shut

DO NOT ENABLE SUPPORTS IF NOT USING CUSTOM SUPPORTS! There will be support material inside the hinge, and it won't move! In Simplify3D, you can place custom support pillars only on the sides!

I tried my hand at designing a hinge that swings 180° and works straight off the printer. All my other designs with moving parts all require assembly and bolts and whatnot, but I wanted this to look as clean as possible.

I've seen ones like this one http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:190118 and ones like this one http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:330151 that both print without assembly, and wanted to make one like that- but with constraints to 180°.

3D printing settings

3D Printer:
Wanhao Duplicator i3

Rafts:
No

Supports:
Yes

Resolution:
0.2mm

Infill:
50%

Notes:
Print with fan at 90%

50% honeycomb infill

Post-Printing

After printing, pull it off the print bed, give it a few taps on a hard surface, and give it a nice twist, and that'll free the hinge

  • 3D file format: STL

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Hi, my name is Henry and I design 3d models for low prices. In return ask that you please consider leaving a small tip via the link below if you like my work.


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Cheers!

All my designs come from suggestions, so if you have a suggestion, please reach out to me at henryqiu19@gmail.com and I will respond as soon as possible. If I like it, I may even do it for free :)

License

CC BY SA


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