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Archive for December 30th, 2013

Planetary Gear Bearing

Most of the things I design don’t have moving parts, so I printed emmitt’s Gear Bearing as a fondletoy:

Planetary Gear Bearing

Planetary Gear Bearing

Setting the clearance to 0.5 produced a free fit with absolutely no cleanup or run-in required; the center hole is a sliding fit for a 6 mm hex wrench.

I should do another one with knurling around the outside…

The picture has strongly desaturated reds, which reveals the top surface a bit more clearly.

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