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threads [message #648] Wed, 06 August 2008 00:47 UTC Go to next message
avatar bsanii  is currently offline bsanii
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I'm trying to figure out if there's enough detail/accuracy for creating a simple threading model, so two parts could screw together. Anyone have any experience with this? Any tried and proven thread sizes?



PS bonus query: anyone know the minimum wall thickness for the "White, Strong & Flexible" material - I didn't see it on the materials page?
Re: threads [message #674 is a reply to message #648 ] Wed, 06 August 2008 17:21 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Dalhimar  is currently offline Dalhimar
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The smallest size of details with their current printers is about .5mm, or 0.0196850394 inches.
You should be able to do threading just fine id you keep the threads above .5mm in thickness, and the Strong white flexible is down to .5 also.

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