Introduction: Inductive 3D Printed Fan

Picture of Inductive 3D Printed Fan

Have you always wanted your own personalized desk fan?

I'm sure you have, and today you can learn how,...with resources listed!

3-D printing has never kept you so cool!

Step 1: Print the Fan!

Picture of Print the Fan!

If you already have a 3D printer, or have access to one,...or want to pay someone like shapeways.com, then start by going to the following link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:970875

Here you will find the file for this fan. You can adjust the total size of the print to better match your motor.

Here is the motor I am using: http://www.amazon.com/Tamiya-76005-Solar-Motor-02/...

Step 2: How to Power

Picture of How to Power

You can see I also wrapped the motor with a cloth to prevent any vibrating.

I soldered the motor wires to a mini-usb female piece.

Like below a Qi charging fob is then plugged into the mini-usb.

I wanted to utilize Inductive Charging for this project, what is that? ?

You can find out more or purchase the inductive units at: http://www.qinside.us/

Well here is a small video:

Step 3: Personalize

Picture of Personalize

Lastly I went onto my AutoDesk Inventor and created my personalized name plate.

Simply measure the opening where the motor was placed, create a circle and add text!

Enjoy!

Comments

About This Instructable

849views

16favorites

License:

Bio: Self learning person dreaming of engineering
Add instructable to: