Sadly the printed bearings in the previous post do not work as well as one might like…

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I put it in a lathe at 200 rpm for 10 minutes and the PTFE bearing surfaces wore terribly badly.

Sigh…

However, we have found a replacement.

Bearing

Here is a plastic and stainless steel bearing from RS together with a printed support for it.  This should allow us to make something that works…

Update on Printed Bearings

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