Ball bearings & races

by Glyn, published

Ball bearings & races by Glyn Mar 19, 2012

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Bearing with inner race diameter of 22mm which just fits on a broom handle. Designed for my spool holder.


While/if the balls are still attached to the race trim off any bumps etc with a scalpel then insert thin blade between balls to separate. (sounds painful)

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"sounds painful"

-Gave me the lulz

What did you print this on? Can it be done on FDM machine like a Makerbot or does it need to be done on an SLS machine like Shapeways uses?

I printed it on my reprap Prusa Mendel, .5mm nozzle with .4mm layer.

fmotta - in reply to Glyn

With or without support and/or raft?

Glyn - in reply to fmotta

No support and no raft