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Bubble Machine V0.1

by maldex Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Maldex, with your permission I want to upload a revision of mine on your model. Mine should be directly printable with a reprap (FDM) printer, which would make it accesible to more people. Mine will finish printing soon and I will upload the design.

yes of coarse, please :)

Alright here it is:
Bubble Machine V0.1.1 FULL CREDIT to Maldex found on #Thingiverse http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:867439

Bubble Machine V0.1.1 FULL CREDIT to Maldex
by Anteino

It's a really cool design. I would like to print it. Would you consider uploading the single parts?

Ok way too cool, ever consider ducting the fan with vanes. to reduce the turbulence

Ever consider adding a hand cranked fan or attachement to connect http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:47565http://www.thingiverse.com/thi... as the "fan" unit?

Balloon Powered Turbine

Just an observational comment... the fluid rings may be better if they had some ridges, like most bubble wands do. It would hold fluid in the ring better, and MAY even help with the turbulence problem. Just an idea :)

The airflow around the bubble rotor might be too turbulent - perhaps a funnel or maybe even just a [tape] mask on the fan can structure the flow?

Can't really say yet but don't think so. Using the fan with the brought child toy works fine at the right distance, seems to be just a matter of air speed. Will have to invest further soon (something that allows rotor and bath to be moved back/forth) and hopefully come back with v0.2 :)