Assembling the print head housing

  1. Take the wooden part marked TOP and attach the black injection molded part with one M3x12 bolt and a hex nut.
  2. Place four M3x16 bolts through the bottom side of the wooden TOP part and place the acrylic mounting plates on top.
  3. Place the thermocouple transmitter boards on the acrylic mounting plates. Make sure the green screw terminals are facing outwards.
  4. Screw the threaded spacers on the four bolts.
  5. Place the strain reliefs on top of the threaded spacers and secure each with two M3x10 bolts.

    Wooden parts
    Wooden parts
    Attaching the injection folded part

    Print head top
    Placing the acrylic mounting plates
    Print head top
    Placing the thermocouple transmitter boards

    Print head top
    Attaching the threaded spacers and strain reliefs

  6. Take the wooden print head housing parts marked FRONT, BACK, LEFT, RIGHT.
  7. Place one linear bearing in the FRONT and the BACK side of the print head housing. Make sure the engravings are on the outside.

    Note: Look at the inside of the linear bearings and note their orientation. Make sure the 4 rows of balls are in an x shape, not a +.

  8. Place one linear bearing in the RIGHT side of the print head housing.
  9. Fit the RIGHT side with bearing into the FRONT-BACK sides of the print head housing. Now press the LEFT side on and make sure the bearing fits neatly in the corresponding hole.
  10. Loosely secure the print head housing with four M3x10 bolts and four hex nuts. Do not tighten completely yet.

Wooden parts
Wooden parts

Wooden parts
Wooden parts

Print head housing
Securing the print head housing

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