EZ-Snap Razor Blade Handle
by AdanA, published
Excellent for removing prints from the build platform.
-tweaked the fit to work with the single-edged razor blades I'm most familiar with (Stanley #9?). Key to a forgiving fit was the full cutaway under the corners.
-added unnecessary but fun flourishes like radii and chamfers
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Yeah, I was toying with the idea of making a pocket safe version... but have yet to get around to it :-)
Great thing works and prints well. What would finish it off would be a cover to make storage with the blade safe.
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I've printed versions at 32% and 50%. 32% seems plenty strong.
If necessary, X-acto trim under the corner overhang details. I found that, by rotating it to the 45Â° position in which you see it here, I got much cleaner bridges there and trimming was unnecessary.
Consider filing/sanding the blade corners to reduce digging into the HBP cover (Kapton, etc.).
Consider dulling the blade ever-so-slightly. I've found that the first blade I had in the Emmet version of this works much better than new ones I tried in my updated model. New blades will just dive down into the Kapton if your holding angle isn't perfect. Presumably the only difference is time-related dulling.
Please do not try to force the fit - you may slip and cut yourself, or the blade may snap and harm your eyeballs or other sensitive things.
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