Wednesday, September 19, 2007

 

Gears are going to be possible

Just got through with my first 7-toothed gear perimeter. The print layer has bad settings for height and flow rate, but it's pretty obvious that the work I put in on improving the positioning system, never mind making a new extruder barrel is paying off. The teeth on the gear all look the same regardless of their location on the gear perimeter. I made them really big so that I could be sure and not fool


A lot of the problems are coming from the routine that I use to generate the perimeter. It does the teeth twice at the same level for each layer. I've got to fix that.

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Comments:
nice! looking good forrest.
 
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