Thanks for downloading!
We'd love to hear from you if the print was successful.
Anet A6 X carriage for genuine E3D V6 bowden
This is a new X carriage for the Anet A6 to fit a genuine E3D V6. Thanks MyMiniFactory for the photos.3D printer parts and enhancements
Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Share Alike
Commercial use is not allowed, you must attribute the creator, you may remix this work and the remixed work should be made available under this license.
The smaller part is to a 0.2mm tolerance or no tolerance. I've not yet printed it, but hope it works! If you have any questions please feel free to ask me!
Walls: To create a strong part, it is advised to increase wall thickness.
Supports: Only needs support for embedded nuts, but may be fine without.
Orientation: print hotend clamp standing up and X-carriage with hotend clamp notch facing upward to minimize support.
Infill: 40% or more for a strong part.
Time: MyMiniFactory took 3 hours 50 mins to print all parts.
Materials and methods
Materials: It will require 2 M3 screws about 45mm long, and 2 M3 nuts to clamp the hotend in place. The smaller part is to a 0.2mm tolerance or no tolerance.
Method of assembly: Remove supports and raft (if used). Insert bearings from original X carriage into the new one. Insert nuts into embedded holes, and screw bolts through the clamp to attach E3D v6 tightly into place. Attach the end stop to the X carriage (recommended by hot glue - if you want holes in design either drill them or ask me and I will change the design). Pass linear rails through bearings. Attach belt to slots at both ends tightly, and you're ready to print!
Issues are used to track todos, bugs or requests. To get started, you could create an issue.