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Printable Robot Arm - Rotary plate

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Printable Robot Arm - Rotary plate by 4ndreas Jan 6, 2015

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I finally got the rotary plate working. Powered by a standard Nema17 stepper motor.

http://youtu.be/H4VPjmx2Mjo

This part 3 of my robot arm project you can find the other parts here:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:591230
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:601036

Remeber this is not a final "product" it is still much work to do.

I started a hackaday project:
http://hackaday.io/project/3800-3d-printable-robot-arm

You can find a overview on my blog:
http://chaozlabs.blogspot.de/2015/01/3d-printable-robot-arm.html

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Hi,
I am through the same process, You might wanna try Slew Bearing, meanwhile Could give the details of your gears such as pitch diameter and stuff ?

That's quite an involved project. Keep going your almost there!

I think you should use a system like this:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:73555

Bearings will punch the rotating plate...

Turntable with 6mm BB Bearing ver. 0.1
by contie

That's actually a good idea, I will try it. Should be easy to change.
For now the bearings work great.

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