FlexMendel Cooling Duct (Newest)

by ztander, published

FlexMendel Cooling Duct (Newest) by ztander Nov 29, 2015
0 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps


Design Tools

NX 10.0


Use This Project

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

Thing Statistics

187Views 80Downloads Found in 3D Printer Accessories


This is the newest version of the cooling duct for a FlexMendel printer. The vents now have a more centralized flow aimed towards the tip of the nozzle. Both vents have been adjusted so the fit together with 4 M3-8 screws. This model has a lot more rigidity and allows for better flow. The secondary vent MUST be printed in ABS to avoid warping.

UPDATE (2/24/2016): I have adjusted vent 1 so you can take the entire vent off without having to take the fan off. I HIGHLY recommend printing this part in ABS since it is close to the extruder.

Print Settings




Doesn't Matter




200 microns




The first vent should be printed using support material. Set the overhang threshold in slic3r to 15 degrees so it does not include any unwanted support.

The second vent can be printed without support material. Make sure your printer is first capable of printing this low overhang angle (it's about 25-30 degrees).

More from 3D Printer Accessories

view more

All Apps

3D Print your file with 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services.

App Info Launch App

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App