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Customizable Lens Filter Case

by walter, published

Customizable Lens Filter Case by walter Jan 22, 2013

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Summary

Customizable magnetic case for holding lens filters or other similarly shaped objects. The magnets work as a hinge, and to hold the case closed. If the cases are the same size, they will also stack nicely, with the magnets holding them together..

Printer:
--Afinia H480*

Filaments:
-- Up! Yellow ABS
-- Afinia Orange ABS
-- Octave Flourescent Green ABS
-- Octave Flourescent Yellow ABS
-- Octave Blue ABS
-- Octave Glow in the Dark Blue ABS

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Instructions

Check out the diagram in the photos section for a description of the customizer parameters.

Use cylindrical rare earth magnets for the hinges, around 3-5mm diameter and 2-4mm in height (depending on the thickness of the filter and how strong you want it. You can use http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:42800 to get the diameter right for a good press fit, or make them a bit oversized and glue them in. Make sure to orient them properly (so they attract) before pressing them in.

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Excellent job. I am waiting to print out though until I can find the magnets to make sure I print it at the right size. Anyone found the correct sized magnets on Amazon?

Great work! I recently lost my filter case, this will be very useful. Thanks.

I went and printed one set, but without a heated bed it warps, and unfortunately it seems to warp outwords :( Ill Have to tra and print it with my warpless super special PLA 45 (unfortunately the color is auful :D ) thanks for the ausome design. should save some space in the bag.

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