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Fowler flaps 3D printed

Old 02-11-2021, 10:02 AM
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NEriksen
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Default Fowler flaps 3D printed

Have anyone experience in printing and using 3D printed fowler flaps?

Any comments on strength?

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Old 02-12-2021, 04:00 PM
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When I do 3D printed horns and linkage the layer orientation is usually bad for the linkage connection. I'll use a clevis-like connection to the horn (like a wish bone that straddles the horn) with holes printed in which are then drilled to final size with a metal pin or nut and bolt if it's large enough. Test print the connection and test it's breaking strength. I make the elements thicker until it seems strong enough. Very TLAR but it depends on what filament, orientation, and how many connections the flap has.
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