Placing the print head in the frame

Parts needed

Parts needed
Parts needed

Installing the print head

To place the print head in the frame, perform the following actions:

  1. Guide the X print head shaft through the print head, from left to right.
  2. Place the print head with the X shaft inside the frame, mind the orientation.
  3. Place the X print head shaft into the left sliding block.
  4. Tilt the right sliding block and insert the right side of the X print head shaft into the sliding block.
  5. Close the claws of the left and right sliding blocks. Now place the wooden parts C to secure the X print head shaft, but do not tighten yet.

    Note: Use a hex key to keep the claws closed while placing the wooden part C.

    Print head installation
    Guiding the shaft through the print head
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    Placing the print head in the frame

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    Placing the shaft in the left and right sliding block

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    Closing the claw
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    Inserting part C

  6. Now guide the Y print head shaft through the print head, from front to back.
  7. Tilt the front and back sliding blocks and insert the Y shaft into the sliding blocks.
  8. Close the claws of the front and back sliding blocks. Now place the wooden parts C to secure the Y print head shaft.
  9. Tighten the four bolts of the wooden parts C.

    Note: Check if the shafts are completely secured in the sliding blocks and cannot move.

  10. Insert the M3x30 bolts in all four sliding blocks and lock in place with four hex nuts.

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Placing the Y print head shaft
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Inserting the shaft and closing the claw

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Inserting part C
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Tightening part C

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Tightening part C
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Locking the sliding blocks with an M3x30 bolt

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