Made by Hanno

tales from a software developer outside his element

Ball Joint

Published: 2021-01-17

I've been inspired by this video of a 3D-printed ball joint and decided to make my own version.

A 3D-printed, print-in-place ball joint.

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Not much to it. Works pretty well, but could be a bit tighter, maybe (I followed the video's suggestion of leaving 0.5 mm of play).

If you want to print it yourself, the OpenSCAD model is available for download.