[Lab] Can you 3D print for me?
jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 10:07:35 EDT 2011
Great thanks, Ill take a stab at it. If google sketch up exported to
stl could I use that?
Jean-Marc Le Blanc
"Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 8:17 PM, Paul & Andrea Mumby
<themumbys at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have taken the liberty to whip up a quick "Wheel Generator" in OpenSCAD...
> Probably doesn't rival something that Andrew Plumb would put out ;) but it
> should get the job done...
> It's set for higher precision circles, and lets you tune all the parameters
> you like to make a nice wheel...
> Just download OpenSCAD from http://www.openscad.org/ (scroll down to the
> releases page, I'm using the windows version just extracted the zip and ran
> from the folder).
> then open up my script (attached) at the top there are several lines of
> parameters you can change about the wheel. When done tweaking, hit F5 to
> render it and see what it looks like... you can revise as much as you like
> and keep hitting F5 to re-render.
> When done just send the scad file back to me and I can render it out to an
> STL and print from that.
> Or if you wish you can hit F6 to render CGAL, then go to the design menu,
> and export as STL, and most people should be able to print from that, or cut
> it on a CNC I would imagine.
> Let me know if you want me to print it. I believe I might have enough
> plastic on the UP (more coming Friday I believe) and I hope to have my
> reprap back in working order by tomorrow (and it has tons of plastic lol)
> - Paul
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Jean-Marc LeBlanc
> <jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Paul/Andrea its much appreciated.
>> I have attached a google sketch up of what I was hopping to have or
>> similar. the wheel does not seem to be as round as i would like.
>> the inner circle part is 5.5mm wide and 4mm high. The rest are just
>> approximate 10 cm diameter wheel 1 cm thick (to put an elastic on it)
>> Let me know what you think.
>> I don;t really thin 10 cm will be too big. I think the motors are
>> powerful enough.
>> Jean-Marc Le Blanc
>> "Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
>> wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Paul & Andrea Mumby
>> <themumbys at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I am sure we could work something out. If you send me specs and
>> > measurements
>> > and perhaps a rough sketch i could likely do the design work too if you
>> > have
>> > trouble
>> > On 2011-04-11 9:48 AM, "Jean-Marc LeBlanc" <jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hi
>> >> I am building a robot for the ORE_bit life folower, I bought this
>> >> base, and the wheel a gear up a little too much I find and its a
>> >> little slow. So I though I could make bigger wheels.
>> >> Does any one think If i made a google sketch up of the wheels and pay
>> >> for the plastic, they could print some for me?
>> >> I have never sketched any thing for 3d printing and have limited
>> >> experience with google sketch up though.
>> >> Also I was thinking if this works well maybe I could print a custom
>> >> frame for it?
>> >> thanks,
>> >> Jean-Marc Le Blanc
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>> >> wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
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