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how to make a long axis

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by jfeeney, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. jfeeney

    jfeeney New
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    I want to order my first parts. My first build is going to be a long single axis or I might order enough parts to turn it into a x-y axis.

    If I want my x-axis to be 3 meter (2 lengths of 1500mm 20x20) what bracket (and other hardware) do I use to connect them together?

    Also I am assuming that the double V wheel will run inside the rail. Is this correct?
     
  2. Rick 2.0

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    jfeeney New
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    Thanks Rick

    I would have guesed wrong because I had picked thesehttp://openbuildspartstore.com/2-hole-joining-strip-plate/
     
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    Use both. The double Tees for inside the rail slot, and thhe plates you mentioned on the outside of the V-slot, facing the inside of the rails (where neither the gantry plates or wheels ride.
     

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