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Turbine Blower, housing, and motor electric motor mount.

by johnnyrobot, published

Turbine Blower, housing, and motor electric motor mount. by johnnyrobot Dec 21, 2013

Description

This turbine blower assembly was inspired by thingiverse.com/thing:39755.

I had some problems finding the right motor/gear combination so I modified the turbine so that it could fit a common 9-18V electric motor. I believe I used a Radio Shack# 273-256

The upper housing has added support in the output tube that can easily be cut out.

3/24/14 - Added solid models! Enjoy!

The hardware required is:

7 M3-.5X10mm Socket cap screws.
7 M3-.5 Nylon Lock Nuts
14 M3 Flat Washers

and 2 screws for the motor. I don't know the exact size. I couldn't find them at the Home Depot. I robbed them from a junk laptop I had in my basement. (Possibly M2 or M2.5?)

Enjoy!




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I would recommend using a different slicer. I used slic3r at first. Then I upgraded to Cura. After Cura, I purchased Simplify 3D. I've been pretty happy with S3D
I would recommend using a different slicer. I used slic3r at first. Then I moved to Cura. After Cura, I went with Simplify 3D
so anyone having trouble printing the turbine. My machine jumps or stops around a lot in the fins when filling in and it makes it really rouph looking. I'm using slicer3r so any suggestions?

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I would recommend using a different slicer. I used slic3r at first. Then I moved to Cura. After Cura, I went with Simplify 3D
so anyone having trouble printing the turbine. My machine jumps or stops around a lot in the fins when filling in and it makes it really rouph looking. I'm using slicer3r so any suggestions?
I would recommend using a different slicer. I used slic3r at first. Then I upgraded to Cura. After Cura, I purchased Simplify 3D. I've been pretty happy with S3D
Michael,

I can't figure out how to rotate my design in Alibre Design. Have you tried Cura yet? I moved from Slicer to Cura because I was able to rotate stl files.
I'll see what I can do.
Can you upload an stl file of the upper housing so that it lays flat? I can not figure out how to rotate it in slicer.
No whistle sound. It's just a blower.
okay tnx just what i need :)
heey dose it make that whistle sound ??
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