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Eccentric spacers

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by DarkAlchemist, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. DarkAlchemist

    DarkAlchemist Veteran
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    I am going to use the 20mm aluminum standoffs but I need one to be an eccentric though I am unsure how to do this with only the one size being available.

    Anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. David the swarfer

    David the swarfer OpenBuilds Team
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    cut a stand off short so it + an eccentric = 20mm long
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    contract someone with a lathe to make you a custom eccentric from 10mm square bar, take about 2 minutes.
     
  3. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
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    Can you give us an idea how you plan to use this. A wheel sticking that far out won't likely have enough stiffness to be of much value.
     
  4. DarkAlchemist

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    I just worked around it as I am designing a new machine and I am finding a lot of parts I wish was available in metal but are not so I am just going to 3d print them at 11mm thick.

    Thanks again.
     

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