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by Maker
Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)
Replies: 28
Views: 8117

Re: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)

I looked there but they don't have the belt or idler. I think will look for some belts and pulleys locally and replace all of the ones on the y axis.
by Maker
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)
Replies: 28
Views: 8117

Re: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)

Hi everyone,
Does anyone know where I can get the parts for the dual drive. i.e the pulley, the smooth idlers and the belt. I have looked on Instructables and they have 6 week lead time and the international postage is $40 for $15 worth of parts. I wish i had ordered them when I got my machine...
by Maker
Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:16 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)
Replies: 28
Views: 8117

Re: Dual Drive Setup (Dual Motor)

hi everybody, I have done some numbers relating to the displacement of the drive shaft. using either an 8mm solid steel rod or 12 mm aluminium hollow tube would give a differential displacement of around 1/20 of a millimeter which is fine for our purposes I think. That also ignores stiffness in the ...