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Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?


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Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

I was thinking about designing replicas of Oakley Gascans in an attempt to successfully print them in flexible pla, which will then allow the use of the original lenses to be popped in and out as needed. They have a much easier curvature to print than most of the other styles and I believe they will work.

If all goes well, I have a design that just might work with ninja flex. From all of the information I gather, ninja flex is super strong and stretchy. My design requires the sticky/stretchy factor to promote the frames to just sit on one's nose without the use of arms. I guess it could be directly described as the style worn by Morpheus in the Matrix, but they are far from the same design.

I would be willing to work together with someone who has the same interests.

 

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    Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

    Chrisp you should definitely contact AaronAlai about the glasses. He already designed and printed his own glasses and also found a way to have to lenses attached professionally.

     

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    Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

    Chrisp you should definitely contact AaronAlai about the glasses. He already designed and printed his own glasses and also found a way to have to lenses attached professionally.

     

    Yeah, I remember AaronAlai's design and I also designed a couple pairs before that, which I successfully printed. These are more aerodynamic and much harder to print. I would really appreciate it if someone could take my original file and add proper support in Meshmixer so I can test out my print again. I am having trouble using Meshmixer and don't have the time to learn it properly.

    Here is what my print came out like back in December, this was my 3rd print ever. This is fresh off the build plate without support. (well, support touching build plate only)

    20131222 082328

    Here is the same pair after I sanded and painted.

    20131224 181636

    I can easily design these so the arms are hinged. All I need to do is create the cavity for the lens to sit in. I don't see it being an issue to mount the lens.

     

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    Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

    Wow, these look pretty good!

    I could give it a try with Meshmixer if you like. I don't claim to be a pro, but with such a poorly documented tool, nobody is :)

     

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    Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

    Hey did you guys get this to work? My buddy and i tried last night and our results were quite bad lol, we were gonna try tpu next but the ninjaflex would just be so rad.

    Thank you

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    Posted · Does anyone have an interest in Flexible Sunglasses?

    Here is the link to the files:

    https://www.youmagine.com/designs/flexible-sunglasses-test

    Let me know if you need a different file type.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Wanted to take a look. I get a message telling me I am not authorized to access the page, even though I am logged in.

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