Makerbot 'M' logo spool holder (for skinny hole + wider spools)
by Nath, published
Makerbot spool holder for fatter/wider spools with skinnier 30-32mm centre holes and 90-100mm wide using the makerbot logo (why not? Complexity is free.. right?).
Didn't really base it on any of the existing spools - so I hope this is an original contribution.
I used the face off the logo from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4390 and the rest was via measuring up the normal spool and a bit of modification to make it strong enough via printing.
I would flip it so it is lengthways on the bed and use raft+supports - add some extra in-fill from the default (as it is a structural part after all) - maybe 25 - 30%+.
I designed it for the filament from bilbyCNC.com.au that has approx 30mm holes and is approx 90mm wide.
Printed one - seems sturdy enough - pretty happy. Need to crank up the size of the "bumps" I put to stop the spool from sliding off as they're under the curve of the spool hole. Doesn't matter however as they're not necessary with the built in spacer at the end to keep the spool clear.
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
Makerbot 'M' logo spool holder (for skinny hole + wider spools) by Nath is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is not allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving Nath a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure Nath would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).