Pheno3D

A low-cost multi-purpose 3D digital photography phenotyping station

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Pheno3D

Things used in this project

Hardware components

CNBTR 5mm Bore Hole Diameter Brass Worm Gear Shaft + 20 Teeth Worm Wheel 0.5 Modulus Set Drive Gear Box Shaft
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CNBTR 40T Brass Worm Gear Wheel & 5mm Hole Diameter Worm Gear Shaft Kits 0.5 Modulus Set 1:40 Reduction Ratio Drive Gear Box
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Bright Mild Steel Solid Rod Bar 4mm
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M4 (4mm) CAP SCREWS A2 STAINLESS STEEL ALLEN KEY HEXAGON SOCKET BOLTS DIN 912
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Bright Mild Steel Solid Rod Bar 5mm
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Software apps and online services

OpenSCAD

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Motor bearing

Motor bearing head

Strap

worm gear spacer

Schematics

Frame construction

Frame construction

Frame construction

Metal sheets used for welding frame together

Frame construction

Frame construction

Code

Motor bearing openSCAD code

SCAD
module motor_housing(){
    difference(){
        union(){
            translate([0,0,0]) cube([47.25,48.5,20]);
            translate([1.8,-5.5,0]) cube([3.7,7,20]);
            translate([8.63,-3,0]) cube([3,4,20]);
        }
        union(){
            translate([3,3,0]) cube([41.25,42.5,25]);
            translate([0,12.25,5]) cube([50,24,20]);
            translate([11.625,0,5]) cube([24,50,20]);
        }
    }
}

module bearing_housing(){
    difference(){
        union(){
            translate([0,0,0]) cylinder(r1 = 15.5, r2 = 13, h = 7, $fn = 100);
            translate([0,0,-2]) cylinder(r = 15.5, h = 2, $fn = 100);
            
        }
        union(){
            translate([0,0,0]) cylinder(r = 11.25, h = 7, $fn = 100);
        }
    }
}

module base(){
    difference(){
        union(){
            cube([84.2,60,3]);
            translate([6,6,3]) cylinder(h = 20, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            //translate([6,54,3]) cylinder(h = 12, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,54,3]) cylinder(h = 15, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,6,3]) cylinder(h = 15, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            
            //translate([68.5,0,0]) cube([0.25,60,5]);
        }
        union(){
            translate([6,6,0]) cylinder(h = 28, r = 2.15, $fn = 100);
            translate([6,54,0]) cylinder(h = 15, r = 2.15, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,54,0]) cylinder(h = 18, r = 2.15, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,6,0]) cylinder(h = 18, r = 2.15, $fn = 100); 
        }
    }
}

difference(){
    union(){
        //cube([100,100,3]);
        motor_housing();
       //translate([0,24.5,21]) rotate([0,90,0]) cylinder(r = 5, h = 80, $fn = 100);
        translate([60,39,0]) bearing_housing();
        //translate([60,39,15]) cylinder(r = 10.5, h = 10, $fn = 100);
        translate([3.75,-12.925,-3]) rotate([0,0,16.5]) base();
    }
    union(){
        translate([60,39,-3]) cylinder(r = 2.6, h= 3, $fn = 100);
        translate([60,39,-0.5]) cylinder(r = 7, h = 1, $fn = 100);
    }
}

Motor bearing head OpenSCAD code

SCAD
module bearing_housing(){
    difference(){
        union(){
            translate([0,0,0]) cylinder(r1 = 15.5, r2 = 13, h = 7, $fn = 100);
            translate([0,0,-3]) cylinder(r = 15.5, h = 3, $fn = 100);
            
        }
        union(){
            translate([0,0,0]) cylinder(r = 11.25, h = 7, $fn = 100);
        }
    }
}

module base(){
    difference(){
        union(){
            translate([59,0,28])cube([20.2,60,3]);
            translate([68.75,54,8]) cylinder(h = 23, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,6,8]) cylinder(h = 23, r = 6, $fn = 100);
            //translate([68.5,0,0]) cube([0.25,60,5]);
        }
        union(){
            //translate([6,6,0]) cylinder(h = 3, r = 2, $fn = 100);
            //translate([6,54,0]) cylinder(h = 3, r = 2, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,54,0]) cylinder(h = 31, r = 2.15, $fn = 100);
            translate([68.75,6,0]) cylinder(h = 31, r = 2.15, $fn = 100); 
        }
    }
}

difference(){
    union(){
        //cube([100,100,3]);
       //translate([0,24.5,21]) rotate([0,90,0]) cylinder(r = 5, h = 80, $fn = 100);
        translate([60,39,25]) rotate([0,180,0]) bearing_housing();
        //translate([60,39,15]) cylinder(r = 10.5, h = 10, $fn = 100);
        translate([3.75,-12.925,-3]) rotate([0,0,16.5]) base();
        
        //translate([60,39,25]) cylinder(r = 2.7, h= 3, $fn = 100);
        //translate([60,39,-1]) cylinder(r = 7, h = 1, $fn = 100);
    }
    union(){
        translate([60,39,25]) cylinder(r = 2.6, h= 3, $fn = 100);
        translate([60,39,25]) cylinder(r = 7, h = 0.5, $fn = 100);
    }
}

Strap OpenSCAD code

SCAD
difference(){
    union(){
        cylinder(r = 6, h = 7, $fn = 150); // was 7.5 changed 23rd June not printed 
        translate([79,0,0]) cylinder(r = 6, h = 25.5, $fn = 150);
        translate([0,-6,0]) cube([78.5,12,3]);
    }
    union(){
        cylinder(r = 2.15, h = 7, $fn = 150);
        translate([79,0,0]) cylinder(r = 2.15, h = 25.5, $fn = 150);
    }
}

Worm gear spacer OpenSCAD code

SCAD
difference(){
    union(){
    cylinder(r = 7.5, h= 4, $fn = 160);
    translate([0,0,4]) cylinder(r = 6, h= 0.25, $fn = 160);
    translate([0,0,4.25]) cylinder(r = 4, h= 6.75, $fn = 160);
    }
    union(){
    cylinder(r = 2.7, h= 12, $fn = 160);
    }
}

Credits

Yeorgia Argirou

Yeorgia Argirou

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Lawrence Percival-Alwyn

Lawrence Percival-Alwyn

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Richard Harrison

Richard Harrison

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Sam Mugford

Sam Mugford

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Graham Taylor

Graham Taylor

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