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Quick-Release Bar Clamps

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A new type of quick-release clamp designed to slide and lock on aluminum t-slot extrusion. With this fully printable model you can build bar clamps of arbitrary size and mount multiple clamps on the same bar.

Minimalist/functional by design: only two parts, both print without supports and assembles like a puzzle.

The cam-lock lever mechanism is designed such that it puts slight pressure in the jaws when it locks and releases quickly with a snap then slides freely, making part switching effortless compared to classic vise/screw models.

The model is fully parametric via Customizer or OpenSCAD: not only you can control the size of the clamps and their features (grooves and such) but also fit these on the most common aluminum extrusions - Misumi 15mm/20mm (1515 or 2020), OpenBeam, 80/20 1010 1", MicroRax 10mm or even your own T-Slot or C-section profile.

A few examples: https://youtu.be/aWFwbUx84aI https://youtu.be/W1OkOy_swrU

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • ex_clamp_1515_75mm.stl
    • ex_clamp_2020_100mm.stl
    • ex_clamp_2020_75mm.stl
    • ex_clamp_8020_75mm.stl
    • ex_clamp_MicroRax_40mm.stl
    • ex_clamp_OpenBeam_50mm.stl

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  • Publication date: 2017/08/28 at 16:13

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CC BY NC

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I enjoy designing minimalist-functional 3D objects.

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