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A simple printable (mostly) Tesla turbine I made for the make contest to win a makerbot. I'm sorry about the bad previews, they're exports from SolidWorks.
A few notes:
Besides the Printer you need a tap set and a drill.
The disks and the spacers should be 5 layers thick.
The alternate Box1-pilot hole part replaces the 1/2in inlet and outlet holes with a .1in pilot hole. (now that I think about it, this should help with sag yes?)
I have no idea how well it will work, if i understand 3d printing correctly, the disks may warp badly which would ruin the turbine. The plastic probably wont hold up to very high rpm ether.
Tesla Turbine by Jamo is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
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