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sennah91

Servo Mount - Automatic Blast Gate 4"/100mm

by sennah91 Oct 7, 2017
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This is cool, but I think a design without the rubberband would be possible. If the blast gate door/lid arm slid within the lever arm so that the servo pushed the door/arm straight up this could be avoided. I'm no good in CAD but could be something to experiment with.

Super awesome. Can this design be adapted to work with a 6" blast gate of similar design? Like this:
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=51506&cat=1

Have you seen the servo mounting blastgate design from "I Like to Make Stuff" on YouTube?

Hi, very nice design!
I printed your parts, but as you state, the PLA is a bit weak and will wear out on the metal gear of the servo. Could you post your alternative servo connector?
Thanks!

I have the same gates here in the states. The screws for mounting to the gate are #10-24.

I am curious how many degrees of rotation do you have the servos programmed for full open to full closed? Can you put up a side shot that better shows how the arms attach (which is on top of the other)?

Note: put the servo in BEFORE attaching to the gate...... argggg.

Fantastic design! Will completely automate my shop. Thanks!!