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OPENBEAM Quick Nut Loader

by protoneerconz, published

OPENBEAM Quick Nut Loader by protoneerconz Oct 5, 2012

Description

OPENBEAM is an amazing new aluminum extrusion design that gets rid of the expensive T-nuts used on other extrusions types.

It replaces the expensive T-Nuts with M3 sized nuts and bolts that are available form most hardware stores at an fraction of the T-Nut's cost.

Because its a micro type extrusion it can sometimes be very tedious to insert the small M3 nuts.

So we created Quick Nut Loader for the extrusions that can quickly be printed on a 3 printer.

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Instructions

Fitting it to the extrusion the fist time can be tight squeeze.
(After a few uses it will start to loosen up a bit.)

Simply insert the nuts in the groove on the Quick Nut Loader and push
the nuts into the extrusion. I usually do a few nuts at a time.

We printed this on our UP! Plus 3D Printer @ 0.3mm layers and its ony 10% solid.

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