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Re: 3d printed titanium inserts

Postby lovethepirk » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:05 am

plummet,

I do 3d printing and I am using TPU filament that is flexible to print these. Anything printed in TPU that is 3+mm thick is ridiculously strong. I use it for my chicken loop release. Been fine for 1 year in the south florida heat. It can withstand heat like ABS. I print these and press fit a stainless steel nut into them for boards. I don't have a real pic of the inserts but I do of my chicken loop in the TPU see below. I am printing some next week and can send you a pic when I do.
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Re: 3d printed titanium inserts

Postby tomtom » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:30 am

One of most important thing about good insert is solid bottom so you cannot delaminate board bottom skin. You can argue to have just precise screw length - but just use different strap or strap will compress after time or just miscalculation. It WILL happen in some point. Been there many times.

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Re: 3d printed titanium inserts

Postby plummet » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:46 am

lovethepirk wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:05 am
plummet,

I do 3d printing and I am using TPU filament that is flexible to print these. Anything printed in TPU that is 3+mm thick is ridiculously strong. I use it for my chicken loop release. Been fine for 1 year in the south florida heat. It can withstand heat like ABS. I print these and press fit a stainless steel nut into them for boards. I don't have a real pic of the inserts but I do of my chicken loop in the TPU see below. I am printing some next week and can send you a pic when I do.

Nice. Yep post it up. I want too see.

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Re: 3d printed titanium inserts

Postby fluidity » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:19 am

The Ninjaflex Cheetah filament looks good for this sort of thing.


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