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3D Printed Tie Clips for the Discerning Geek


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And do these tie-clips meet the design guidelines for stainless steel?
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Getting back to the first question posed... I am curious about the design guidelines being met for stainless steel as well. They look really thin. Good designs though. I'm always wary about designing something like this because of rejections... now I'm going to have to re-think.
#4 Glenn Slingsby (Homepage) on 2013-07-15 14:00 (Reply)
With stainless steel there can be a grey area between design rules and guidelines, given the right geometry we can sometimes print details smaller than 3mm.
#5 Duann on 2013-07-15 14:12 (Reply)
It is not the details of the clips that are less than 3mm but the actual structure. Can you guarantee that if it prints once it will be printed repeatably? Otherwise this guy's shop is in trouble.
#6 AmLachDesigns on 2013-07-16 12:17 (Reply)
I'm inclined to agree, although he has had a lot printed. I'm positive I've had models with larger/thicker details than these rejected in s/steel. I will have to try my own.
#7 Glenn Slingsby (Homepage) on 2013-07-16 12:39 (Reply)

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