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0.2mm layer, 2 walls, 12% infill
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Description

Introduction and contextualization

A box for spools, I know there are many out there, but for those who already know me, they know that I like to do things my own way. So, I decided to make a box for the filament spools. 
What is particular about it, you may ask:

  1. It must be closed and provide the best possible seal (I think I've managed to do that)
  2. Allow its production on the Bambu Lab X, P and A1 printer's (the mini is out), and that why the model is divided in 4 parts.
  3. Easy printing with minimal material usage, PETG and TPU, and 3 screws and corresponding nuts to create a good seal, which is necessary for insulation.
  4. It should be aesthetically pleasing, visually communicating its function (more on this later).
  5. Be aesthetically interesting while fulfilling functional needs (such as sealing and others).
  6. Allow for the placement of some desiccant at the base to maintain controlled humidity levels.
    1. Check my Desiccant container for Spools

This version cannot be used to feed the printer with filament (see image bellow, serving instead as a temporary storage container and always with the accessory mentioned in the previous point to keep humidity levels low. It should last for a few weeks... The time it takes for the desiccant to become saturated depends on the humidity in your area. I recommend silica desiccant, which can be reused by heating it in an oven or microwave.

For more permanent storage, you can use vacuum bags.

So, here it is saying hi and taking off his hat ;)

 

The Closing clips can represent the color and material that inside the box, the text on the clip can be edited on Bambu Studio.

You can choose between the version with or without the logo, chose the 3mf file that suits you best.

For some reason, there has been a movement within the community against displaying the Bambu Lab logo on my work. In my opinion, the logo is an interesting graphic element and much like in some sports, people enjoy showcasing the brand, creating a sense of belonging to a group. While there could be many reasons for opposition, tastes are subjective, making this a trivial matter that I will not discuss more.

Another point to note is that neither Bambu Lab, Prusa, nor any other company pays me to include their logo on these models. This process is an inherent artistic feature. To end this, beauty is always in the eye of the beholder.

And an example of a printed part with Translucent PETG from bambu lab

There is a other version, prime, that was designed with the filament feed in mind, more advanced, with rollers, pneumatic adapter and other features:

If you are “my club member” you can download it here.

Printing parameters

Special care has been taken to provide the models with the printing parameters already defined; however, you are free to change whatever you them if necessary. The use of multiple colors should not hinder those who do not have a multi-material printing unit, as there are only 4 color changes throughout the process. That being said, the provided 3mf files are configured for use with the AMS and changing them for printing without the AMS is up to you. 
I would like to emphasize that these models cannot be distributed in any way or form; therefore, any alterations are solely for your own use.
This decision stems from issues I had previously, where my work was copied extensively, leading to accusations that I had copied the models myself (my own models…)

Some may have some special feature that you can configure to your linking's. An examples is the closing clip that you can change the text label and material color to match the spool material.

  • Printing material PETG and TPU from Bambu Lab,
    • Other material can use other materials you may prefer, like PLA, but PETG can make translucent parts (not easy, but possible (very slow and hot with a nice quality filament without moister, and don't expect "glass" like opacity. Here you can find an exceptional example of application: How To Print Glass by Rygar1432
    • the file “SpoolBox_translucent.3mf” contains some top lids (with logo and clean) with a configuration that I think will render you the best results without taking you days to print. The one made by Rygar1432 will give you the best result, but will be a very slow print approx. 20mm/s

Parts included that are needed to print

Assembling

See image on how to assemble (The exploded view may help one this, so check it)

The feet's on the base must be glued if you what to use them (recommended).

If you want to add a humidity sensor, there is a configuration for that on the 3mf file included. I've use this temperature and humidity sensor.

Box with humidity sensor

Support the designer:

This design is free for the benefit of the community, but If you like my designs and want to contribute, you can make a donation to buymeacoffee or paypal, or even better, join “My Club” here in printables.com, that will be greatly appreciated.

Change Log

  • (17-05-2024) - Initial release

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This is one of the best print profiles for PETG I have printed. Flawless. Just beautiful. Thank you for this amazing design. Printed with ; OVERTURE TRANSPARENT PETG OVERTURE BLACK PETG
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yo i like your colors on your box. Can you send me your stl file please
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Perfect ! Designed meticulously. Prints flawless!
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thank you for showing your make. looks very nice. did you use the specific configuration for translucent filament ? what TPU did you use ?
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Replying to @JorgeRui :
I used your SpoolBox_Translucent profile - and Overture TPU.
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Replying to @nikegds :
Can I use this photo on the desciption? It's very nice...
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This is the best 3d model I’ve ever seen. Futuristic design, very beautiful, useful, handy and not too hard to print. I truly love it and gonna print more for sure. Many thanks
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That's what I call a positive comment!!! I'm happy that you liked it so much. btw nice makes and colors. can I use some of your photos on the product description, they give a sense of diversity and the color are fresh .
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Replying to @JorgeRui :
Of course you can use my photos however you like, it would be my pleasure 😇
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Replying to @Super_Guard :
Thanks !
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Changed the settings from.your 3mf file to tex pei plate and .6 nozzle. For the front clip the "cover" of the hinge won't print. Any ideas?
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The only relevant difference I see there is the 0.6 nozzle. I'm sure it will not work. Tolerance where calculated considering a 0.4 nozzle. The more 0.2mm on the thickness when compared to the 0.4mm nozzle will render this unusable.
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Replying to @JorgeRui :
Yes, it was the nozzle size. .4 works great. I guess that this was also the problem, why the print came out so ugly. But I love it. Had to use some glue to fill some gaps and wait for the hygrometer now ;-) Thank you very much
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Replying to @j0chen :
I had so much trouble inserting the screws.... it was a pain in the finger ;). Now I printed the first part with .4 nozzle and it is so easy to insert the screw.... So for everyone here.... use a .4 nozzle. Please :D
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Even though the transparent petg appears to of made the bambu lab logo a slightly lighter blue to the base ( same spools ) im still pleased with how this turned out, even the tpu worked well printing from a drier, i was adding colour to the petg but it requires 11hrs to print
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is the white that is transparent, if that is bambu translucent filament? did you use the specific configuration that I’ve made ? there is special 3mf file. if yes, then the filament can have moister in it. did it pop while printing ? I can say that bambu translucent filaments are not the most “translucents” but not that bad …
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Replying to @JorgeRui :
It is bambu transparent petg basic (30103) , it could of probably used a longer flush / purge ,i just opened and sliced each plate as it was, studio made a change in that it added support because support enforcers were being used and it may of added cross hatch ? for the A1, but because i usually discard any changes i dont always pay much attention, im also planning to purchase and try the translucent in the coming weeks , added a picture in a better light,layers may be a reasonable explanation
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Replying to @Neiljt :
number of layers in the logo that is (500 characters) meaning it hasnt built up any depth to the colour
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Very nice Model. Every thing worked perfect
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nice color scheme;)
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Thx😉
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Great profiles to print with. The PETG one is very easy and smooth. The result is beautiful. The TPU is always a bit tricky, be sure to dry really well the filament and also if you have the Bambu TPU HF, slow the volumetric flow down to at least 6, because of the complexity of the geometry of TPU parts. Also I have checked the "avoid cross walls" option to reduce stringing. Except for the usual TPU mess, I really like the project and this weekend I'll print more :)
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Thanks for the nice tips, specially does regarding TPU. And thank you for sharing your make!
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Hello Daviferra, I have a quick question about the TPU: Can I also insert it into the AMS contrary to the recommendation from the Bambu Store? Or do I have to use the spool holder and laboriously change the hoses? Thank you, Dennis
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Replying to @Patzi :
Hi Patzi, I feed it from the external spool support. I've never tried to feed it from the AMS but given how soft it feels the filament I doubt I'll work correctly in the AMS.
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Is there any reason for not printing multiple pieces on one plate?
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no there isn’t, but if one fail, it will destroys the other, since they are big. but you can for sure
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Prints perfectly, and supports easy to remove
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Nice and clean is what you get when a project has a lot of design iterations :)
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Thanks for the effort put into this. Quick question, is the cutout for the humidity sensor a standard Amazon or Ali Express find?
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What a beautiful model! While I prefer to store my filament differently, I can't help but to admire the work you've put into this. It's unbelievably intricate and has so many well thought out features! Thank you for sharing!
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Thank you for this nice words
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