Ball and Socket Tri-Connector

by Vivenda, published

Ball and Socket Tri-Connector by Vivenda Apr 1, 2013

Thing Info

2083Views 259Downloads Found in Hobby
Report Thing


Connects multiple pod chains to form a tripod with a ball joint at the top for a single chain.

NOTE: This thing isn't designed to be printed in ABS/PLA. The tolerance in the pieces don't allow them to fit into each other. A socket printed in Nylon will fit on the ball. A ball joint printed in Nylon may potentially get stuck or break in a socket printed in ABS/PLA (if it fits).


Printed with Nylon
100% Infill
2 Shells
0.2 Layer Height

More from Hobby

view more

Thing Info

2083Views 259Downloads Found in Hobby
Report Thing

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag. Print Thing Tag

What temperature do you print your nylon at?

Also, do you use a heated bed with nylon? If so, how hot do you have the bed?


Hey perlguy, I printed these at 247C (though the readings fluctuated between 245-257 throughout).

I don't have a heated bed. I printed these on a glass plate with blue tape and a thin layer of UHU glue spread for better adhesion. I know there's better ways which I'm still investigating such as a garolite plate or other adhesives.