[OpenSCAD] Joining parts

A. Craig West acraigwest at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 17:52:30 EDT 2019


You need a filament dryer

On Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 17:31 , <openscad at ray.bellis.me.uk> wrote:

>
>
> On 18/07/2019 20:37, Dan Shriver wrote:
> > I am looking on having a discussion on joining printed parts.
> >
> > Basically, I am looking to see if people have suggestions on friction
> > fit methods for joining parts together (like legos do).  It could be
> > something you brewed up yourself or something you found elsewhere.  Does
> > anyone have friction fit joining mechanisms they like?
> >
> > I am looking for this because if I print a whole model inside the build
> > volume of a makerbot I'm going to end up with a tiny model that is hard
> > for me to inspect.
> >
>
> For 90 degree folded "living hinges" with retention clips see my recent
> thread at:
>
> <http://forum.openscad.org/Latching-clips-for-folded-pieces-td26577.html>
>
> Oddly, I found that while this worked fine with the reel of Prusa PLA
> that I got with my printer, when I tried it recently with a year-old
> reel of cheaper "Suntu" brand from Amazon I found that the parts
> wouldn't fit, causing the pegs to just snap off.
>
> I bought a reel of "ANYCUBIC" PLA instead, and that works much better.
>
> Ray
>
>
>
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