Fully assembled 3D printable wrench
by barspin, published
Now, i am not talking about a "print-several-pieces-and-then-assemble" version which there are already a ton of on the internet.
What i wanted to do was something i could print and that would actually be fully working straight out of the printer.
I like to think i came pretty close. All you need to do is to remove the internal support and your done!
Keep in mind this is a proof of concept, i just wanted to see if i could do it.
Updated 2013-10-16: Added "Printable Wrench W Longer Screw" which has a longer "screw" (3mm).
Updated 2013-08-30: I have added two new files. One with a slightly bigger gap between moving parts. This one has 0,55mm gap instead of 0,35mm. Let me know if it works out (in particular with PLA). I have also added a STEP file with no support for anyone who maight want it.
Here is a short video: youtu.be/oMmsJVUAK3Q
Experimantal "heavy duty" version: youmagine.com/designs/printable-wrench-reworked
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I've printed this all out and it looks great, only problem is I can't remove the supports for the life of me. Is there anything that works well to get them out besides a big knife? I'm currently living in college dorm housing so I don't really have anything like that.
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2. Remove support using a sharp knife or similar
3. Show your friends =)
Printed on a Replicator at 0,2mm in ABS
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