Skip to content

Strandbeest`s windmill

Creation's quality: 5.0/5 (2 votes)
Evaluation of members on the printability, utility, level of detail, etc.

3D model description

This is an addon for the designs by Snelon and ZRex which allows wind drive for the strandbeest.
You will need to reprint the last sections frame and add fan, shaft and gears.
You will also need a metric M3 bolt 25-30 mm long to use as an axis for the fan.
There is also 120 degree camshaft arm included in case you decide to make a strandbeest with 6 pairs of legs as per original design by Theo Jansen.
Print all parts in PLA
0.2 mm layer height, 2 perimeters, 20% infill, no supports
Sand well the gear
s upper faces in order to remove all possible plastic blobs left after printing.
You may o may not sand fan blades in order to have perfectly smooth surfaces.

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • Blade.stl
    • Camshaft_Arm_120_degree.stl
    • Drive_Gear.stl
    • FanGear.stl
    • Frame_End_LS.stl
    • Frame_Last_Section.stl
    • Gear_Shaft.stl
    • Middle_Gear.stl

    Learn more about the formats

  • Publication date: 2020/06/21 at 18:58





Designs 69
Downloads 3.3k
Sales US$437
Followers 28
Issue with this design? Report a problem

Best sellers of the category Various

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 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!