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Cable Chain

by rhodeseng Jan 29, 2013
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I will probably tweek this a little to make the hinge hole fit 1.75mm filament in stead of the tube you're talking about. Other than that this thing is awesome. I didn't like any of the other chains I was looking at due to needing support material and stuff. Thanks for the work.

That'a a great idea (like so many things in life....wish I had thought of it). I'll look at doing an updated version for that. Thanks for the feedback.

Very nice. This might make a good protector for the X-axis cable on the right side of the Replicator. I've noticed that it rubs against the belts, and this looks like it could keep the wires and belts running cleanly parallel. What do you think?

A narrow version of this design could do that job. If this is a wide spread problem in the assembly of the Replicator and there was interest I could design a version for this purpose. My Replicator has a twist in the cables that makes the
cable want to poke out the right hand end of the machine away from the belts,
maybe a twist would do just as good a job.

I think that as shipped the cables are twisted as you describe. I noticed the rubbing after I swapped a failed X-stop cable, so it sounds like I should give it a twist to see if that does the trick.