Extruder Drawbolt Latch Pressure Plate

Bertho's extruder upgrade works fine. However the locking mechanism is the same old lever catch difficult to engage and disengage under full tension. This is an easy to engage drawbolt latch for the extruder pressure plate.

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Materials and methods

- 1x 7x14x3.5mm (CS547) ball bearing
- 1x M3x30 bolt
- 4x M3x20 bolt
- 4x M3x16 bolt
- 4x M3 nylock nut
- 5x M3 nut
- 1x M4x50 hex head bolt
- 3x M4 washer
- 1x spring with k=6-7N/mm with ID slightly larger than 4mm. Bertho's spring calculations: http://www.vinland.com/Spring-Testing.html



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