Tevo Tornado - experiment and learning curve on using supports with Simplify3D


This post documents the trials and tribulations on using of supports in the seemingly simple print of an eye wash cup.

Screen shots of Simplify3D on the infill, supports and other settings are here below:

Original model and download link here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1175978/#files









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Tevo Tornado - levelling knob


The original levelling knob may not be the easiest to reach and control during the adjustment.
There plenty models out there on Thingiverse, i have chosen the following: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2551220
Once the first one is printed and confirmed to fit the existing knob, print another 3 grouped close together to reduce nozzle travel across each unit. Depending on the slicer used, may even print them sequentially instead of concurrently.





























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Tevo Tornado - filament spool holder


Spool holder printed to facilitate feeding of filament.
Once printed, will need additional bearings and hollow tube as shaft.
Bolt and nut on each end to secure with appropriate tightness.
Original model on Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2047554
The one printed is modified in Solidworks.


















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