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Extruder motor rotation indicator (Prusa i3 MK2/MK2S/MK3)

by Petclaud, published

Extruder motor rotation indicator (Prusa i3 MK2/MK2S/MK3) by Petclaud Feb 21, 2018
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Summary

Just another design for an extruder rotation indicator/visualizer. Print, glue a 8x3mm Neodymium magnet to it and snap it onto your extruder motor.

I have used CorrugatorSupercilii's OpenSCAD Turbine Propeller Generator to generate the propeller (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2187837)

See here my other rotation indicator designs including some more instructions, videos and links: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2638857

Enjoy and don't be shy to post a made one!

Print Settings

Printer Brand:

Prusa

Printer:

Rafts:

No

Supports:

No

Resolution:

0.1 mm

Infill:

20%


Notes:

This one might be a bit more challenging to print considering the overhangs and thin walls. Go slow and make sure to have enough cooling. < 0.2 resolution is recommended.

The one in the picture is printed in 'Prusa Orange' ABS

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Where can I find the layer fan shroud shown in the picture?

Thanks

Hi. The designer called it an "intake funnel" and it can be found here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2718992

Intake tract/funnel for print cooling fan

Great, thank you!

Totally was looking last week for something cool for this exact purpose, and you have nailed it!, Thanks

Thx. Enjoy!

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