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TA1LSX Homebrew Butterfly Capacitor End Plates Collections

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3D model description

17.04.2022
Thickness 6.5mm bearing version added.
"Adjustable hole" version optimized and made 6.5mm thick

30.10.2021
Bearing version optimized

18.04.2021
Added center hole bearing version. It uses small F695 flanged bearing to stabilize the center rod.

24.02.2021
Added windowsless version of V1 (fixed hole) upon demand
Now thickness of the STLs is 5mm

v2 adjusted hole version has now slightly different version.

31.12.2020 v2 (with adjustable holes) added
Experimental version. For those who would like to adjust lower capacitance value I've added a new design for adjustable stator distance. You can now leave more space for opposing stators.


Butterfly Air Capacitor for Loop Antenna
With 3D printed end-plates

Or if you want to buy aluminium or stainless steel laser cut plates check
https://etsy.me/2FWHUy2
https://www.ebay.com/str/snowistcorner

Fot the complete part list and how to assembly you can find instaructions here
http://www.ta1lsx.com/high-voltage-diy-air-capacitor-for-magnetic-loop-antennas/


3D printing settings

0.2mm layer, 40% infill suggested
No support
ABS+ preferred but PLA is fine for indoor use

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate-AdjustableHoles-F695-Bearing.stl
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate-AdjustableHoles-Std.stl
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate-F695-Bearing-6.5mm-NEW.stl
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate-F695-Bearing-6.5mm.stl
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate-Std.stl
    • TA1LSX-Butterfly-Capacitor-EndPlate_NoWindow.stl

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  • Last update: 2022-06-21 at 18:55
  • Publication date: 2020-07-24 at 18:23

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CC BY-NC-SA - Attribution - Non commercial - Share alike

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