Magdeburg hemispheres Instructions
Warning: This scaled model is not a toy, it is inappropriate for children, the parts are small and fragile, very easy to be broken and can cause fatal injuries if aspirated by children. Please look into
The model consists of two hemispheres, a seal and a valve.
Make sure the parts are completely at Z = 0, I still did not print any of the parts.
The valve body must be glued separately, the shutter is only fitting.
The rings can be pasted in the hemispheres or carefully separated after printing.
On the upper hemisphere utilize glue and soft plastic spindles on the housing holes along the ring, see:
Warning: Never use a metallic spindles on model (see sec. 1.8 on OpenSCAD code),generate the housing holes and utilize glue and soft plastic spindles is very more secure for you and your public. Remember is only a illustration model.
Warning: This model is developed for illustration only. Important: is not a working model, not supporting the pressures generated by the vacuum inside the body and may collapse if subjected to this effort. The polymer printed model will not supporting strong efforts, the lack of limits and care in handling can destroy the model.
Please read all intructions and keep special attention a Warning information.
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Important Note: the data were compiled from the best and most accurate way possible for the authors, but in the absence of the original object for measurements and verification of details this data may not reflect the reality.