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Simplified Caged Ball Bearing

by blecheimer, published

Simplified Caged Ball Bearing by blecheimer Mar 8, 2013

Description

Oh no, not again another ball bearing...
Sorry, but I just have to show my final design. jonathanw's comment on my last ball bearing ( thingiverse.com/thing:57762 ) gave me new ideas. I reduced the bearing to three parts. The inner ring is now made of one piece and need not to be snapped together.
Unfortunately the assembly is a little bit more complicated. I made a simple assembly tool that makes things easier. Take a look at this video for the assembly sequence:
youtube.com/watch?v=P5VLo87xurM

PS:
Thanks jonathanw for leading me to a new idea!

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Thanks for your comment. :)

I wanted to say thanks, for the best ball bearing I found on thingiverse!

I needed to scale the inner part at 104% to have a good fit (no wobbling around, works like it should)
Thanks for this design!

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Instructions

- Print all parts (layer height schould be 0.1mm)
- Assemble like seen in the video
- Rock 'n Roll

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B0rax on Apr 23, 2014 said:

I wanted to say thanks, for the best ball bearing I found on thingiverse!

blecheimer on Apr 23, 2014 said:

Thanks for your comment. :)

B0rax on Mar 31, 2014 said:

I needed to scale the inner part at 104% to have a good fit (no wobbling around, works like it should)
Thanks for this design!

JunXianGoh on Apr 1, 2013 said:

Hi, may I know the diameter of the balls? or do you have the STL file of the balls? Thanks!

blecheimer on Apr 1, 2013 said:

The softair balls have an exact diamenter of 5.85mm. I uploaded a stl-file for the balls, but I never printed them.

jonathanw on Mar 9, 2013 said:

Cool!
Glad I could help :)

jonathanw on Mar 9, 2013 said:

Cool!
Glad I could help :)

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