[OpenSCAD] Gear looks weird

arnholm at arnholm.org arnholm at arnholm.org
Mon May 11 08:50:21 EDT 2015


On 2015-05-11 14:36, MichaelAtOz wrote:
> Perhaps you want MCAD\involute_gears.scad
> 
> <http://forum.openscad.org/file/n12619/involute_gears.jpg>

I think that is a good idea. I used it some time ago with success, see 
example at
http://arnholm.org/printing-3d-gears/

I found that the terminology of gears is somewhat (completely?) 
inconsistent and depending on "who you talk to". It makes it hard if you 
have not done this before as was the case for me.

In the example on that page I managed to print a gear that successfully 
replaced a stripped plastic gear in a car ventilation system. It still 
works :-)

Carsten Arnholm




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