Printing the Dust Collector

Hey,

I just wanted to print the dust collector shroud. By looking at the 3D-object in my slicer, I asked myself if the holes for bolting to the sled are interfering with the clear plexi piece. The holes left and right from the stepper motor need to be elevated over the plexi sheet or need to be removed completely. I would suggest to remove them, because four bolts should be strong enough.

Another request is for a shroud with 35 mm and 45 mm. Bosch has either the option for 35 mm with an adapter or direct to the hose with 45 mm.

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I can absolutely make those. Are those 35mm and 45mm on the inside or outside of the hose?

I will get you the exact dimensions tomorrow or on monday with some pictures. Take your time, i still need to print the anchors…

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I printed the dust collector and I found that two of the six mounting holes are misaligned.
It´s a pretty rough and quick print @ 0.28mm layer height and I’m going to check if my printer is skewed, but since the other four fit well, could it be that the stl file is not fitting?


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Hasn’t it got enough flex to be able to screw them in?

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Let me double check that, I think that might be my mistake with an old version of the file!

Which size hose is that for?

The best would be to leave these holes completely, because they interfere with the acrylic sheet.

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The festool 40 mm, but I agree with Markus. The acrylic sheet is in the way of the holes.

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I printed the 2.31 inch version and got the same misalignment of the holes above the plexiglass.

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Solid PLA at that point, you might flex it enough to work with some heat or just cut the offending pieces off so the duct lays flat and call it good.

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I’ve fixed this in files. I wouldn’t bother re-printing that part over it, but the files are updated if you would like to.

Just printed the 4" diameter and has the same issue.

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When did you download the file? That should be fixed now

Edit:

Double checked it an you were right, the file for the 4 inch hose didn’t get updated. It’s fixed now, thank you for catching that!

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