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OpenSCAD stepper and bearings script

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OpenSCAD stepper and bearings script by MarkBenson May 5, 2013

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An OpenSCAD script to generate basic shapes to represent common bearing and stepper motor sizes used in RepRaps, in your designs.

I wanted to test a design for an extruder in software to see if things would fit. So I had a go at making modules for the things I would be using repeatedly and this basic script is the result.

Instructions

include the script

include

and then call the predefined shapes when you need them.

bearing624();
bearingLM8UU();
bearing626();
bearing608();
nema14();
nema17();

The models are pretty basic and parametric so it should be pretty easy to add any others you might need.

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Got any Fans??? heh heh heh...
This is great.

OpenSCAD stepper, bearings, jhead and fans script

I had created some fan models (the basic shape with mounting holes) but didn't think to include them in this script.

Its a good idea, I'll put it on the todo list...

I also added a 688ZZ 8x16x5mm Bearing:

5mm tall (up the z axis),
16mm diameter,
8mm diameter center hole.

And some sample JHeads models too!!! (Since i see you have a shelf plate for a QUAD.)

I'm using these to put together and inspect, inspect, inspect.

You could load that quad up with 4 shades of black...

Jan 20, 2016 - Modified Jan 20, 2016
MarkBenson - in reply to gddeen

wait, are you adding those or do you want me to?

Its done, will update the current version.

See http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1280949

OpenSCAD stepper, bearings, jhead and fans script

grande! ottimo!

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