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Slew Bearing Conic, with Spacers, parametric Design with Fusion 360

by TheGoofy Jun 13, 2017
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I loved the video. You effortlessly manage to squeeze a lot of information and skill into a relatively short video. <3

I believe that the .stl with 24 spacers is wrong, half of them should be mirrored.

They are meant to be glued back to back in pairs to create the actual spacers.

I'm with blole. It's not possible to put in half of the spacers. if they was mirrored it would work.

I wonder if it is possible to apply an herringbone gear pattern to the connical rollers and the track/rings. If done right it seems that almost all the action would be rolling with minimal sliding and one wouldn't need spacers at all with the gear-rollers automatically staying in place. Of course they would have to be set in place correctly at the start. As long as the system didn't slip a cog it would seem to run smoothly, perhaps better than this setup or its ancestor. Of course it could not be made quite so small as these can, considering how wicked-complex of a design it would be. :-)

Good idea! That should be doable. The gear teeth wouldn't even need to be as high, because there is no torque. A pressure angle of 45° or higher might be even better to absorb the forces on the bearing.

Nice project and good accompanying video

amazing design

image #6 is the best part in the entire thing

awesome FDM optimzed model again! and your videos are also very well made und informative!
du wirst noch zum FDM superstar mit all den super Konstruktionen die du schon geshared hast, vielen Dank dafür und beste Grüße aus Tirol in die Schweiz :)

Great tutorial. Thanks.

Your tutorials are excellent. Can you offer any advice on getting more skilled with Fusion 360? I have been using it for a long time and it seems that a lot of features are well hidden. For example how to produce the engineering-looking CAD drawing (image 6)?

That's "inspect / section analysis", "inspect / component color cycling", and a sketch ...

Nice ! i was thinking about having a spacer for it ! Maybe you can also link them together with a ring connecting them, like the real ball bearings have.

i don´t know if was because the extrusion multiplier but te gap in the earlier desing its almost perfect.