Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:11 pm

And the motor mount side. Unfortunately I over tightened one bolt and cracked the acrylic. Otherwise perfect fit.
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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:13 pm

I'll do some testing with these on over the next few days and if everything works out, I'll make some available to you guys.

The final revision will have a separate plate for motor and idler sides.
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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by ansonwing » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:50 pm

Those look awesome! Are you able cut them out of metal as well?

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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:05 pm

ansonwing wrote:Those look awesome! Are you able cut them out of metal as well?
I can once I get my router back running in a couple weeks. Really though, I think the acrylic will be great for this application. I'll post the dxf also so anyone can make their own.
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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by ansonwing » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:30 pm

Awesome, thanks for posting those. I'll be interested to hear your feedback on using the acrylic pieces.

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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by piercet » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:35 pm

That turned out nice!

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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:24 am

piercet wrote:That turned out nice!
Thanks. Once perfected, I'll make them available in black acrylic, and powder coated aluminum.


*Mods if i can't post this just let me know and I'll remove the pricing*

Ballpark for the acrylic ones will be $15, and for the powdercoated aluminum ones $40. I'll have to make a set and see what I have in them. If there is want / need for any other materials just let me know. Carbon fiber, FRP, garolite, whatever.
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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:23 pm

Here is the final Taz 5 Y axis combined end plate. I'll make one for the Taz 3/4 next but don't have anything to test it on.
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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by ansonwing » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:44 pm

discojon wrote:
piercet wrote:That turned out nice!
Thanks. Once perfected, I'll make them available in black acrylic, and powder coated aluminum.


*Mods if i can't post this just let me know and I'll remove the pricing*

Ballpark for the acrylic ones will be $15, and for the powdercoated aluminum ones $40. I'll have to make a set and see what I have in them. If there is want / need for any other materials just let me know. Carbon fiber, FRP, garolite, whatever.
Carbon fiber would be sick! How much for a set? :)

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Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail Y axis to a Taz 3/4/5

Post by discojon » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:56 pm

I'll have to price CF. Probably looking $50 ish for an ebay 3k weave
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