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DylanM
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Ninjaflex

Post by DylanM » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:59 pm

Hi I was wondering if anyone prints ninjaflex because I would like to make a timing belt for an electric skateboard and Id like to try 3d printing it. I have seen other people 3d print ninjaflex pulleys and the like so it should be possible.
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Re: Ninjaflex

Post by seaton » Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:21 pm

Would actually be cheaper to purchase the proper timing belt from AliExpress.com.

ninja flex can be difficult to print and doesn't have the resolution/finish of other filaments, for a timing belt you would need fairly accurrate tooth profile . If you have an STL I can take a look

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Re: Ninjaflex

Post by parkview » Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:11 pm

Yes, and timing belts usually have a mesh embedded inside the rubber to give it strength.

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Re: Ninjaflex

Post by seaton » Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:49 pm

parkview wrote:Yes, and timing belts usually have a mesh embedded inside the rubber to give it strength.


yes good point and to stop them from stretching, because then the timing will be out

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