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Solid V wheel spacing

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by tim3802, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. tim3802

    tim3802 New

    Jul 13, 2015
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    I am currently trying to make some gantry plates for a 2040 extrusions and I can't seem to find the right spacing for the wheels. Does anyone know the spacing from the center of the wheel bearing hole to the edge of the extrusion?
  2. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Dec 20, 2013
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    I use extrusion depth + 20.0mm as the center-to-center distance on the regular solid V-wheels and extrusion depth + 12.0mm for the mini V-wheels so the answer to your question would be 10.0mm or 6.0mm depending on which size wheels you are using. Its always a good idea however to do a mockup with the extrusion you will be using to verify the actual distance.

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