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Screw Top Container

by rkelley, published

Screw Top Container by rkelley Dec 7, 2012

Description

This is a simple cylindrical container that has been threaded to accept a threaded cap. I does print and it does work. I printed several on a Makerbot Replicator.

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Printed fine @ 10X on slic3r 0.9.7 w/RH on Solidoodle 2.
I created this object while working in inches - not millimeters  You will have to scale it up to get a usable object. I also accidentally uploaded the container part of this without a bottom. Thanks to your comment, I realized what I did and re-uploaded the correct file. The screw top cover should be fine though. I'm not using ReplicatorG anymore so I'm not sure why it looks like that. I use the newer version of MakerWare that you can download from the MakerBot website and both the top and bottom look fine in that program now. 
Nope, this is not parametrized. I created it in AutoCad 2007 and it doesn't have any parametric capabilities.
As for Miracle Grue - I love it. It slices at least 50 times faster than Skeinforge. Most of my models are sliced in less than a minute with Miracle Grue, and I used to have to wait up to 30 minutes for similar models to slice in Skeinforge.

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Instructions

I printed this with the standard MakerWare settings for a single extruder Makerbot Replicator.
Material: ABS
Slicer: Miracle Grue
Infill: 10%
Layer height: 0.27mm
Number of shells: 2
Extruder Temp: 230
Platform Temp: 110
Speed while extruding: 80
Speed while traveling: 100

*UPDATE* I accidentally uploaded a container without a bottom. I have since uploaded the correct file. Sorry about that.
Printed fine @ 10X on slic3r 0.9.7 w/RH on Solidoodle 2.
What is this a box for ants!  I'll just scale it up.  When I open the files in ReplicatorG neither the top or the bottom have a top or a bottom.  I mean to say they don't appear to have the top surface and bottom surface.  

However when I open them in netfabb basic the cover has a top surface but the container part doesn't.
I created this object while working in inches - not millimeters  You will have to scale it up to get a usable object. I also accidentally uploaded the container part of this without a bottom. Thanks to your comment, I realized what I did and re-uploaded the correct file. The screw top cover should be fine though. I'm not using ReplicatorG anymore so I'm not sure why it looks like that. I use the newer version of MakerWare that you can download from the MakerBot website and both the top and bottom look fine in that program now. 
OK, I'll ask:  Any chance you parametrized it in Openscad?

Do you like Miracle Grue?
Nope, this is not parametrized. I created it in AutoCad 2007 and it doesn't have any parametric capabilities.
As for Miracle Grue - I love it. It slices at least 50 times faster than Skeinforge. Most of my models are sliced in less than a minute with Miracle Grue, and I used to have to wait up to 30 minutes for similar models to slice in Skeinforge.
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