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Ferris Wheel

3D model description

Fully printable Ferris wheel rotating on two printed bearings. Printed on Zortrax M200 3D Printer.
Filament: Red Z-ABS Green Z-ABS Yellow Z-ABS Orange Z-ABS Blue Z-ABS Pure White Z-ABS Cool Gray Z-ABS
Printing Parameters:
Layer Height: 0,14mm
Infill: Full
Support: 0°-30°

3D printing settings

Prepare: Printed parts 1,75 mm filament
Print: 1x axle 2x support 2x bearing 2x wheel 16x gondola 16x gondola roof
1. Frame assembly: Insert each wheel on axle. Axle whole should be fixed on second step on the axle. Wheel cylinder should be heading outside. Insert two bearings on axle. They should be put on the first step on the axle.
2. Gondola assembly: Take 1x gondola and 1x gondola roof. Cut 4 pieces of 1,75mm filament around 25mm long. Insert 4 pieces into gondola holes. Now put the roof on these pieces. Align the roof. The distance between upper edge of gondola and roof should be 12mm. Using a pliers cut the excess of the filament. Assemble all the gondolas this way.
3. Gondola to frame assembly: Take piece of filament 40mm long. Mount the filament through wheel hole, gondola roof hole and second wheel hole. Cut the excess of the filament. Mount all the gondolas this way.
4. Final assembly: Mount two bearings into supports. Wheel should rotate without any problems. Gondolas should rotate around filament axis. You can put some grease on the inside of bearings.


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