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Hi everybody! I'm a new user and that is my first design product on this website. I have the pleasure to present you PRECISION CALIPER DIY. To make this caliper you must have printer in a not bad condition. I printed this product on my Ender 3 Pro with no any uprgrades!
To make precision caliper you must have only (available at any DIY store):
- 2 screw M3x25,
- M3x16 with concical head,
- 3 nuts M3,
- 2 washer (you can also printing them).

- unit mm,
- accuracy +/-0.1 mm,
- resolution 0.05 mm,
- measure lenght 110 mm (50 MINI, 160 LONG).

Please visit film on youtube. There was showed how PRECISON CALIPER works and how to assembly it:

If you have any problem with good working this product, remember that you can always scale every of parts, such as wheels. In other cases please contact me, I will try to help you.

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Update 03.02.2022:
- I prepared more loosen parts and atached them in zip folder (use it only when you have the problem with not smooth movement in your caliper, from this folder you can use for example only 'sleeve' or wheels or all the parts),
- I added a new fotos :)

Update 30.07.2022:
- I added new versions of calipers: MINI and LONG
- I improved the quality of the parts: sleeve, wheel 1 and 2 (more rigid), pointer and linear sprocket,
- I uploaded new video of measurement examples:

3D printing settings

How to print in TWO COLORS:

Every of parts I printed with this settings:

  • Material: PLA

  • Layer Height: 0.2mm

  • Nozzle: 0.4mm

  • Infill: 20%

Total Build Time: ~6.5 hours (for standard caliper)

Total Filament: ~0.032kg (~10 m 1.75 mm)

I use support only in 'linear sprocket' and 'dial'.

3D printer file information

  • Design number: 439649
  • 3D design format: STL and ZIP Folder details Close
    • Depth guage.stl
    • Dial.stl
    • Linear sprocket.stl
    • Pointer.stl
    • Sleeve frame.stl
    • Sleeve.stl
    • Washer.stl
    • Wheel 1.stl
    • Wheel 2.stl
    • Wheel pointer.stl
    • long
      • Depth guage long.stl
      • Linear sprocket long.stl
    • loose
      • Dial loose.stl
      • Pointer loose.stl
      • Sleeve loose.stl
      • Wheel 1 loose.stl
      • Wheel 2 loose.stl
    • mini
      • Depth guage mini.stl
      • Linear sprocket mini.stl

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  • Last update: 2022-07-30 at 18:24
  • Publication date: 2021-05-30 at 10:06


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