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Optimizing an unsupported screw hole for a 3D printed enclosure

mauronicmauronic Member Posts: 9
edited May 2015 in Community Support
I have a hole for an M3 screw and I simply ran a column from the top of my enclosure to the bottom. Obviously not ideal. I would like to model something that receives a short screw and then tapers at < 45 degree angle to the sides. This will save a little material, weight and reduce print time.

I am having a problem elegantly constraining the bit to the corner as well as tapering it. In other words, it's offset and too long now. I guess I could create a shape and do a 90 degree revolve but I am looking for ideas for the most elegant solution.

Hope this makes sense. I can share my drawing if that helps. Not sure if sharing publicly is view only.



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