Parts fitting

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MichelMichel
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Parts fitting

Post by MichelMichel » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:58 am

Hi Tom, I don't know if this ever has been requested and I've looked through your videos on your YT channel and I haven't found anything like that: What I am really struggling with is parts fitting. I'm trying to play with several parameters and I cannot get it right, if I try to fit a ball bearing into my prints, it never fits. Same with other metal parts or plastic parts. I'm over and over trying to execute the parts fitting tutorials on Thingiverse, but I keep failing. Would you mind making a video or a live session on that topic? That would be hell awesome! Sure, part fitting is a result of an accomplishment: If you did everything right, then it should fit, but I think the settings jungle is just dense and big and beginners like me are desperately trying to find their way through. I have the feeling that for parts fitting, it is just a hand full of parameters, but .... (singing "it's a long way to the top...)
Thanks
Michael

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PartTimeRonin
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Re: Parts fitting

Post by PartTimeRonin » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:23 pm

What kind of printer do you use?
Maybe the machanical part isn't tight enough(belt, pulley, bearing etc)
Also extruder step per mm should be calibrate too.

Moorviper
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Re: Parts fitting

Post by Moorviper » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:40 pm

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1946712

use this and scale your object

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