Another Filament Tub

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Another Filament Tub

Post by sthone » Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:49 am

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I got the idea for this from THIS POST by Chein and decided this was a great idea. I made it more for the dust problem in my shop rather than humidity but it should solve both problems equally.
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I trimmed a big slot in the tub to allow the filament to unwind without any problems. This piece was a little tricky to design because the tub is rounded. It took me about 4 trial and error prints before I got it close enough.
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I then made a little funnel stack to feed it up into a filament cleaner and glued it to the base with CA Glue.
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I found the filament cleaner on thingiverse I just had to make a adapter plug to fit the Makergear hose as I can't edit STL files in my software.
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It looks a little funny but should get the job done well enough.

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Re: Another Filament Tub

Post by Dave K » Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:33 am

Very cool!

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Re: Another Filament Tub

Post by andreidanescu » Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:21 am

Nice and simple - great solution! Congrats.
I need to make one as I live in UK and it gets quite humid :) maybe get some silica and store it in the box :D

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