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What length spacers for Nema 17 linear actuator

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by Jason Kraft, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Jason Kraft

    Jason Kraft Well-Known
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    In the Nema 17 linear actuator bundle, the aluminum spacer used is 40mm long. This in conjunction with a 45mm M3 screw leaves about 1-2mm of available thread to hold the motor in place (which seems quite small for something that will move and vibrate about).

    Was this a typo in the part store, and should I go with a 35mm spacer instead?
     
  2. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
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    This seems a bit odd as they used to recommend the 1.5" spacers which are a perfect fit. Even the M3 cap head screw page says they go with the 1.5" spacers.
     
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  3. Jason Kraft

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    Ah so I wasn't going crazy :D that's good.
     

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