is the rewinder working well for you?
Did you encounter any problems at all, or do you have any suggestions for improvement?
you can see it in the background of the photo that I used the first one I printed to print this one and it worked great. I have been trying to think of a way to redesign it to be thinner to fit in my dry box I am designing.
how thin do you need it to be and what spool width would it need to support?
The current design is very parametric and I can generate any width by changing one variable in the model. I would be happy to generate a one-off width for you if you want.
Also, I designed a VERY narrow version (only 90mm wide in total) for a guy who is using a specific Rubbermaid container which holds a single spool. That version only supports spool that are roughly 60mm wide (exact width depends on the hub diameter). The version is posted as a remix (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3697106).
also it would be nice if the stand had a way to mount to a surface.
Most of my spools... like 98% are around 70 to 72 mm I have the prusament that came with my printer that is around 90mm. The space I have is about 430 to 500 mm. I am still designing the encloser so I could have it wider.
I think you are going to want it wider.
The width optimized design supported 60mm spools in 90mm total width (30mm of overhead). Knowing what I know now, I could optimize this by 2-3 mm. So, assume I could support 72mm spools with a rewinder that is 100mm wide (28mm of overhead). Five of those with no room to spare will consume 500mm.
The "normal" design has higher overhead to improve durability, printability, and ease of assembly. It supports 90mm spools and is 150mm wide (60mm of overhead).
It would take me five minutes to give you stl files for a rewinder that supports 75mm spools and is 135mm wide. But, those would basically require a 700mm wide enclosure.
i can easily add mounting holes in the bottom of the stand and will make sure that gets into the next revision.
ok thanks for the info. I will let you know if I need the new design.