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E3Dv5 printhead for Ultimaker Original (3mm Bowden version)

This is a remake of Nick Foley's great E3D integrated printhead: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121074

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Description

V1.0 - Initial release

This version should work. I got a nearly perfect fit with Colorfabb XT.
More documentation and pictures coming! (Work in progress)

Note that I haven't finished testing yet. I know the mount gives a good fit, but haven't actually used it for printing yet.

My mount uses the fanduct from Nick Foley's design:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121074
Please download it separately.

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I found Nick's design very difficult to print, and the new, large pneumatic couplings don't fit right.
My version is a completely remodeled printhead following Nick's design in the basics, but with some tweaks that make it easier to print.

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Any suggestions, complaints, remarks, wishes etc. are welcome!

To do:
- Add documentation (coming soon!)
- Add a mount for the thermocouple amp board (no change on main parts!)
- Improve cable management for heater element and temperature sensor (no change on main parts!)

Materials and methods

- E3Dv5 printhead (3mm Bowden type)
- Self-tapping plastic screws (details coming soon)

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Comments

Mini sany0007calinb added this to the UMO collection ago
Mini sheepJonathan Bischof published this design ago