May 18, 2012

This small 3D printed planetary gear set is created by Thingiverse user aubenc with a ratio of 4:1 per stage. aubenc experimented this gear set with a Makerbot Replicator and it appears awesome.

"The gears are designed with a circular pitch of 2.5mm and they are also slightly beveled at the tips of the teeth to avoid the need of cleaning the excess of material from the firsts layers."


aubenc set the Makerbot Replicator with 0.4mm nozzle, ReplicatorG - 0034 and Skeinforge 47, and recommended to set layer height at 0.25mm.

The .stl files are free to download from Thingiverse if you want to make your own copy. Another nice copy is from Thingiverse user Rasle500, see the photo below.


Photo credit/ Source: aubenc

 

Posted in 3D Printing Applications

 

 

Maybe you also like:


 




Leave a comment:

Your Name:

 


   

Subscribe us to

3ders.org Feeds 3ders.org twitter 3ders.org facebook   

About 3Ders.org

3Ders.org provides the latest news about 3D printing technology and 3D printers. We are now three years old and have around 1.5 million unique visitors per month.