from Easier printing NASA Wrench #3DThursday #3DPrinting
by Pedro Ruiz
I kept having trouble with the tiny pawl coming loose from the print bed when attempting to print the NASA wrench, so I modified the file by putting a manual “Adhesion layer” just on the pawl, connecting it to the rest of the wrench.
You can see from the “before” picture how small the contact patch is on the pawl.
The layer I installed in the “After” picture is exactly .2mm thick, so printing at .2mm resolution is advisable.
download the files on: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3037719
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Original article: Easier printing NASA Wrench #3DThursday #3DPrinting