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Carabiner

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Carabiner by walter Aug 2, 2015

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The spring design requires the filament to be somewhat flexible and elastic. Design files are linked below for anyone who wants to adjust the spring thickness / tolerances. PolyMax isn't quite elastic enough for this spring, but Colorfabb PLA/PHA (which is more flexible than normal PLA) seems to work well. A new version is available, this one should works better with the more brittle plastics.

Printer:
-- Eustathios

Design:
-- OnShape

Filaments: (full list can be found on thrinter.com)
-- Colorfabb Blue Grey PLA/PHA
-- Polymaker PolyMax White

(filament donated by PrintedSolid)

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Doesn't work in PLA and a Prusa i3 Rework with a nozzle of 0.4 and 0.20 per layer. Any ideas ?

I printed this and was psyched to have a 3D printed carabiner. Unfortunately it broke as soon as I tried to open the gate after placing it. Suggestions?

if anyone wants this printed contact me at [email protected]
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I printed with 70% and they work great

What printer do you have that is some pretty great resolution.

How much infill should I use?

I printed those at 100% infill, but it should be fine with much less.

Great Project! I also like this one http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1014396

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