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This is a proof of concept of a strong rotation module, which can be used in various robotic systems.
An example is given as png image. This is a new yaw rotation for the IMU tracker a friend is building:
The idea is to use a Thrust Ball Bearing as rotation base. Parts are guided and maintained with a Shoulder Screw.
Where to buy:
About scad files: you need the bearing.scad file from mcad library. I uploaded it here, because I added a new bearing (126) model. You need to add this line in the bearingDimensions() function:
model == 126 ? [6mm, 12mm, 4*mm]:
Rotation module by fma is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure fma would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!