15. Mechanical design¶
This week in Group with my instructor Antonio Grillo we defined and made the mechanical parts for the machine design week.
We intended to make a cam slider and so this week We designed and made the necessary mechanical supports. So on Fusion 360 we made a new “Fab Academy 2019 project” to share and upload data in real time.
My individual assignment¶
I designed the lateral supports on Rhinoceros and then I made these parts; the two lateral supports are composed of three layer with a thick of 4mm (as the plywood thickness we used) and necessary joining parts; I made some of them by 3d-printing and others by laser cutting.
Computer aided design¶
On Rhinoceros I designed supports and necessary joining parts.
I designed parts to cut plywood with the laser cutter and other joining parts to make by 3d-printing, and also the complete the assembling system to make a concept animation.
1st On Fusion I uploaded the .3dm files of each part in the group folder;
2nd And for the respective lateral parts I made new files of assembling; I inserted parts in these respective files and in the window “assembly” I selected the command “join” to make a rigid joining of parts by points.
3rd I also made an animation of parts, with the default Fusion 360’s recording function of movements, in the “Animation” workbench:
Laser cutting and 3D printing¶
I uploaded .dxf file of parts and started cutting with the Helix Epilog laser cutter.
Then I made other joining parts by 3D-printing.