Printing at full resolution revealed a problem. The slightly discrepancy of the printer made the hinges marginally wider than the model but since they were printed to mate exactly the discrepancy made it too difficult to put the hinges together. These tolerances will have to be corrected in the next version. Two options exist, one is to move the hinges further apart than they are now and the second option is to shrink the hinges in place so they conform the desired width after printing.
Printing tolerances won't allow hinges to mate
Force was used to put the hinges together. They locked together. Another unforeseen problem was the hinges which had a square corner on the part which extended above the face. Corners such as these would never allow the hinge to function properly since the caps would hit instead of hinging. Hinges should be nothing more than the circles on the plane above the hinges centerline.
Hinges forced together
The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.
First time here?
Completed projects from year 1.
Completed projects from year 2.
Disclaimer for http://24hourengineer.blogspot.com/
This disclaimer must be intact and whole. This disclaimer must be included if a project is distributed.
All information in this blog, or linked by this blog, are not to be taken as advice or solicitation. Anyone attempting to replicate, in whole or in part, is responsible for the outcome and procedure. Any loss of functionality, money, property or similar, is the responsibility of those involved in the replication.
All digital communication regarding the email address email@example.com becomes the intellectual property of Brian McEvoy. Any information contained within these messages may be distributed or retained at the discretion of Brian McEvoy. Any email sent to this address, or any email account owned by Brian McEvoy, cannot be used to claim property or assets.
Comments to the blog may be utilized or erased at the discretion of the owner. No one posting may claim claim property or assets based on their post.
This blog, including pictures and text, is copyright to Brian McEvoy.