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3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by TimemiT » November 24th, 2019, 4:40 pm

very cool ... on TRF, member "Jocke" bought a 3D printer, created the parts and put together


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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by Mike777 » November 24th, 2019, 4:58 pm

That’s cool! Could be used to teach kids how a mechanical movement works.

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by Emilio » November 24th, 2019, 5:49 pm

Well done! 😎

if someone is interested in more 3d printed things related to clocks:

https://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=cl ... b16c13a330

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by thelonedoc » November 25th, 2019, 9:31 am

Very neat,

I also quite like seeing the 3d printed scale models of various automobile engines that people make.

Would be fun projects to do with my son one day.

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by Emilio » November 25th, 2019, 10:43 am

I would like to mention that I offer my machines to 3D print parts by request.
I think the prices I have are fair.

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by thelonedoc » November 25th, 2019, 11:59 am

What I cant wait for is 3d printers that print parts made of graphene or similar newly discovered materials. I would kill to be able to print new gears or other components for an automobile that are far more durable and light weight than anything made from steel based alloys. There might actually be the possibility to make parts that are literally indestructible under the conditions present in any automobile drivetrain.

Pair that with the future ability to convert any vehicle to electric and there will be some pretty cool possibilities to retrofit classic cars and make them into perpetually viable road vehicles, even in the wake of a deviation away from combustion engines.

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by TimemiT » November 25th, 2019, 4:59 pm

Emilio ... I've seen some of your caseback openers, cool stuff .. if I didn't have an old set already of Panerai openers.

Can you do metal?
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November 25th, 2019, 10:43 am
I would like to mention that I offer my machines to 3D print parts by request.
I think the prices I have are fair.

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Re: 3D Printed Simple Movement

Post by Emilio » November 25th, 2019, 5:48 pm

TimemiT wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 4:59 pm
Emilio ... I've seen some of your caseback openers, cool stuff .. if I didn't have an old set already of Panerai openers.

Can you do metal?
Emilio wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 10:43 am
I would like to mention that I offer my machines to 3D print parts by request.
I think the prices I have are fair.

Not metal but a plastic filament mixed with metal powder (30%): bronze, copper, etc

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