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Conduit and Motor Mount for Drag-Chain for MPCNC Z axis

by dintid Aug 9, 2016
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This is great design and i already use successfully, however dose not work with motors with short length. I try to use on a MPCNC that have i have to restore that use 40mm motors and the holding band is on top off wire plug so if you use small motor be careful.

True. Must admit I didn't even consider this :)

Are you using something to prevent it from sagging in the middle? Which drag chain would you recommend on aliexpress?

Flip it over and it will carry its own weight. You can flip the end pieces.
I can't recommend drag chains, sorry :)

Did you buy the drag chain or print it? If so, which dragchain did you print?

Hello ikidd. I bought it.

the printed ones just aren't good enough in my experience. You need really smooth tight tolerances. It's definitely possible but probably more trouble than it's worth. I got mine cheap on aliexpress

Does the chain naturally float that nicely?

Also I was curious how you protected your wires from the ends of the pipe?

I designed this for the 25.4. It goes in tight. If you scale it down to 99% it would go in abit easier.

MPCNC tube cap with hole for cables 25.4OD, 22.5ID

Might mark it as a remix?

You can remix it no problem

I meant you should mark yours as remix of mine. Especially since you post about it here -> you obviously also find them pretty much the same except the size.
Made these a long time ago :)

Conduit Bushing for MPCNC 25mm OD
by dintid

I hadn't even seen yours before I made mine. I'm not one for taking credit for peoples designs and to be honest they both do simillar job but both are different. A remix is when I take your design and change it. This did not happen. This was my design.

A remix is when you change something.. or use the idea to make something similar.. which you did.

Advertising your stuff without giving credit is just so bad form. Ignorance is no excuse.... sorry officer, didn't know I...

Buddy, get over yourself. Two simillar ideas can exist without one stealing someones design. So all the fidget spinners on here should all be a remix of one? That's ridiculous and so are your accusations. I'm not interested in designing, I'm not good at it but I managed to make what I needed at the time and uploaded it for people to use if they want to. End of story. If you have further issues call 1800-GET-OVE-RIT lol

I sold it before using it. The dragchain worked fine in small movement tests and such though.

Protect from end of pipe:
Wire relief by zipping the wires down just before/after the end of the pipes.
I also made this insert for the pipes for this purpose: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1702249 - you might now have room for them under the motors though.

Conduit Bushing for MPCNC 25mm OD
by dintid