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Assemble 3D Printed Parts

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assemble 3D printed parts with threaded fasteners

For a more accurate fastener pilot hole consider drilling the hole after printing rather than printing it in the part.

https://www.3dhubs.com/knowledge-base/how-assemble-3d-printed-parts-threaded-fasteners/

Heat up or tap in inserts and embedded nuts are the most popular methods for securing 3D printed components due to their simple installation, connection strength (metal on metal) and ease of repeated assembly/disassembly

https://www.3dhubs.com/knowledge-base/how-assemble-3d-printed-parts-threaded-fasteners/

threaded fasteners

heat set inserts

Align the insert with the pre-printed or drilled hole (for hole sizes refer to the insert manufacturer’s recommendations) Insert a soldering iron into the insert heating it and the surrounding material up (avoid overheating and melting the surrounding material) Slowly apply pressure, pushing the insert down into the hole to the desired depth

https://www.3dhubs.com/knowledge-base/how-assemble-3d-printed-parts-threaded-fasteners/

tap in inserts

Align the insert with the pre-printed or drilled hole (for hole sizes refer to the insert manufacturer’s recommendations) Using a hammer gently tap the insert down into the hole to the desired depth

https://www.3dhubs.com/knowledge-base/how-assemble-3d-printed-parts-threaded-fasteners/

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