Author Topic: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane  (Read 2596 times)

Offline tom osselton

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Re: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2016, 04:20:27 PM »
Looks like you are one short!   :beer:

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Re: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane
« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2016, 04:23:42 PM »
I think that was the Ex's intention too....
Just get doing and make swarf, you can decide what its going to be later.   :thumbup:

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Re: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane
« Reply #27 on: August 28, 2016, 04:25:42 PM »
You got 2 sizes?
Every second ball in a ball nut is a metric poofteenth smaller. This allows it to act as an idler between the load bearing balls.

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Re: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane
« Reply #28 on: August 28, 2016, 04:31:48 PM »
 :palm:  Oh no.....

I'll widen the raceway every 3mm, that way each one can be alternately idle.
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Re: 3D Printed Ball Nut for the Insane
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2016, 04:44:50 PM »
 :lol:   PK, I had to look that up as I thought you were pulling my plonker....

Well friction will take care of itself as the nut heats up.
Just get doing and make swarf, you can decide what its going to be later.   :thumbup: