T3D-001-002 Inclined Track Bed Support - Short

Trackside 3D SKU: T3D-001-002

$1.99 USD

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This 3D model produces a short inclined track bed, approximately 100mm long and 34mm wide. These are designed to be 3D printed upside down to eliminate the need for support material. The pegs are designed to be inserted into scenic material such as plaster, plaster-cloth, polystyrene, foam etc. They are designed to provide a flat and solid support to install track on uneven scenic surfaces such as cliffs, hills, mountains etc. At 40% in-fill the pegs are strong enough to be inserted into foam, polystyrene and other soft materials. Recommend using a small screw driver to pierce harder materials such as plaster. The track bed support is designed to be pushed into the material, the grade of the incline adjusted and then glued in place with PVA glue. There is a longer version of this product available as T3D-001-003.


Print Dimensions (various on printer settings): 100x34x23.4 mm

Estimated Print Time (at 30mm/sec): 1 hour 51 minutes

Recommended Material: PLA or PETG

Material Usage: 2.46m (~ 7g)

  1. Trackside3D Small or Medium Sized Object Profile
  2. Object should be printed upside down (base against bed)
  3. Supports should be disabled
  4. Brim Build plate adhesion is recommended
  5. In-fill density of at least 30%, recommend 60% or higher
  6. Layer height of 0.12 is recommended for pegs strength
  7. Peg strength is linked to in-fill density
  8. Enable retraction if you get stringing between pegs