SMT Strip Feeder V2

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Summary Parametric SMT Tape Feeders for OpenPnp or other Pick and Place machines. You can customize the holders for any sized tape limited only by your print bed size. Before wasting your time printing a huge array I suggest a small 20mm 8x1 two tray model to ensure your extruder is properly calibrated. Also be sure your choice of filament has good bed adhesion. This replaces the old version https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2396616 and improves performance. By default the base cut outs are disabled since this made the tape unstable and components sometimes jumped out. In addition you can now create a ledge under the holes by specifying the tape thickness (different to height) this gives much better performance on plastic tapes. Finally the end stop has been removed so that the tape can be extended past the pickup position to allow feed from reels without having to remove the tape to get rid of the used section. Print Settings Printer: TS3D Prusa inspired Rafts: No Supports: No Resolution: 0.3 Infill: 20% Notes: Ensure good bed adhesion and correct extruder calibration. Post-Printing Assembly You will probably want glue the two halves together, use a bit of superglue in the slots of the press fit or if you print in ABS perhaps acetone. I fasten the final unit to the machine bed using fine craft tape. How I Designed This OpenScad I used OpenScad thus the part is fully parametric, the fillets take a while to render you could disable them but print quality is often better with rounded corners.

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File Size

3_60L8x1.0.stl
38.9 KB
160L24x5.stl
17.7 KB
60L12x2.5.stl
17.5 KB

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