Washers

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Part: Washers
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Designer: Timothy Schmidt
Date: 2019
Tools: Metal lathes, 3D printers

Introduction

Washers can serve to spread force, decrease wear, increase service life of parts, reduce friction, shim parts, and more.

Challenges

Washers are available in a bewildering variety of sizes, features, thicknesses, and materials.

Approaches

A reduced selection of sizes, features, thicknesses, and materials allows for easier satisfaction of minimum order quantities. A curated set also reduces ordering, stocking, and handling.

Parts

8mm frame

M3 washer

38.1mm frame

M8 washer

40mm frame

M12 washer

100mm frame

M25 washer

References