Door for Ultimaker 2

This door keeps the heat in for better quality prints

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This door keeps the heat in for better quality prints

Add 300x300x4mm plexiglass sheet
Mount using 3 mm bolts
Drill a 10-12 mm hole for the hook

You can use the screws in place, you'll have to replace them with slightly longer 3mm versions though.

14-4-16: added laser cut door design file. With thanks to alexchally (see

Materials and methods

- 3 x 20mm long 3mm bolts to replace the originals on the case
- 3 x 20 mm long 3 mm bolts for the hinges
- 5mm spring (about 30mm long in extended form)
- 9 3mm bolts + nuts for fastening
30x30 cm acrylic or plexiglass sheet for the door.



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Mini arjenArjen commented ago

Hi Alex, that is a great improvement, thanks!

675f4730a9000d80941b5a16c8be3aa3?default=blank&size=40alexchally commented ago


When I made this door for myself, I drafted the panel in solidworks with all of the holes for assembly already in place. I have uploaded the acrylic panel's design files here:

Feel free to add my door design to the files available here. They should make it a bit easier for people to fabricate your door.

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That's an awesome design, thank you

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