Cool 3D Printed Nozzle

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by OnlyTono, Apr 13, 2017.

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  1. OnlyTono

    OnlyTono Spaghetti Worm

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    Just wanted to share a project I've been working on for a while. I recently dove into the world of 3D printing and naturally that led me to create things for my Reef Tank.

    One of the things I designed and printed was this nozzle that creates a random, oscillating flow pattern but has no moving parts. It has a set of internal spiraling fins that interact with the in-bound flow and randomly vary it's direction as it exits.

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    I made a video that highlight what it does.


    This is a video of it in my 125 gallon Mixed Reef Tank


    what do you think?
     
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    That's awesome! I could use 2 on my return.
     
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  7. OnlyTono

    OnlyTono Spaghetti Worm

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    I just published a new video that compares and contrasts this new Nozzle to the standard Accelerator Nozzles. These nozzles definitely provide a different kind of flow - check it out.