3D Printed Customizable Hex Key Handle

Introduction: 3D Printed Customizable Hex Key Handle

This is a simple print-in-place tool to add leverge and comfort to a hex key of any size.

Supplies

- 3D printer

- Hex key

- Slicer Program

Step 1: Print Handle

Use the included link to print the handle from any fillament with a high infill and remove the supports. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4586077

Step 2: Insert Tool

Push the elbow of the hex key into the slot as shown until the key stops and the long part of the key is sticking out of the hole in the front. If the key does not stay in the handle or is too big, resize and try to print again.

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    2 Comments

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    mats.n.karlsson
    mats.n.karlsson

    11 months ago on Step 1

    Could a insert for different sized hex keys be an idea?

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    adameternal44
    adameternal44

    Reply 11 months ago

    Yeah, you could totally have a little piece of wood or anything and use it as a spacer to fit smaller sizes. The original scaling already is able to fit one size, but will apply torque to any smaller key. It just won't stay in. :)