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MDF Hopper

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Veronica Contucci verocont

MDF Hopper

01/03/2018 at 20:00

Hello guys,

since our working space doesn’t allow us to weld yet, we needed an alternative for the hopper. Here is what we did:

Material: 4mm MDF
Machine: Laser Cutter
Assembled: normal wood glue

You can find the file here: http://a360.co/2COcQsJ
The hopper’s design is characterized by two parallel surfaces. We designed a lid on the top, it can be combined with a security sensor. There is also an opening in the back to have an emergency close reach to the blades, in case something gets stuck.

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In reply to: MDF Hopper

01/03/2018 at 23:28

@verocont, nice design.
Is it possible / have you thought about making the lid transparent to see what is going on in the shredder?

In reply to: MDF Hopper

02/03/2018 at 16:22

Actually that is a very good idea! Yes we could disassemble it and replace one side with an acrilic one, which is fully transparent

In reply to: MDF Hopper

03/03/2018 at 08:46

Nice design @verocont
Thanks for sharing the drawings


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