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Chainprintable CableChain - Fully Parametric

by ThomasKTN, published

Chainprintable CableChain - Fully Parametric by ThomasKTN Dec 15, 2013
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Summary

I saw a lot of cable chains..
But not one of them i found to print was printable in once.
Also i thought, it would be good to have different sizes etc.

So i tried to make a OpenSCAD script for this.
Just for fun.

I printed some parts, for testing. It works as designed.
Have fun with this.

Here are the scad and stl files.
If someone likes to give it a shot.

Settings in Script

The following stuff can be changed:
// chain parts to connect and print - 8
// Total Length of one chain peace - 30
// Width of the chain - 12
// Hight of the chain - 12
// Wall thinkness - 1.2
// Space between the chain parts and the matches - 0.2
// Connection tweak - 0
// Angle for maximum bending of one peace. - 45
// Possible values from 0 - 90

UPDATE: v2

I tweaked the Connection between the single chain parts a bit.
Its now possible to add or subtract a bit to the connection cylinders. So it can be more sticky or freed for better printing.

UPDATE: v3

Added the possibility to adjust the angle, each pcs is allowed to be moved.

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