i3 frame stabilizer (15-35 degrees)

Simple design to stabilize the aluminium i3 frame that's not too fussy about the angle.

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I've found I've been seeing quite a lot of wobble on my aluminium plate i3 when printing. This is partly down to me printing on a wobbly table and partly due to mounting the spool on the top. So to rectify this I've made these parts which allowed me to retrofit stabilizers to the plate making everything so much sturdier.

I didn't know the exact angle of the plate so I've created the parts to be flexible enough to fit anywhere from 15 degrees to 35 degrees - the median point being the rough measurement of 25 degrees which I'd measured in my setup (having just checked the actual angle turned out to be 20 degrees.

There are many similar designs but none that I saw had the flexibility I wanted from my design.


Edit: On request I've just added an M10 version if you're using M10 rods at the rear with 23mm centres. 

Materials and methods

- 2 x 400mm (ish) M10 threaded rod
- 8 x M10 nuts
- 8 x M10 washers
- 2 x 370mm (ish) M8 threaded rod
- 8 x M8 nuts
- 8 x M8 washers
- 4 x M4x16mm bolts



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Cff72edb751e48f3c62702b540173917?default=blank&size=40Renega added this to the Prusa i3 collection ago
0713fc717563d0668167c27ade52f10c?default=blank&size=40Roy Prawira added this to the 3D Printer collection ago
Mini erik avatar bigErik Kallen added this to the Prusa i3 collection ago
D053792adae839843e954fe14fc2e1ea?default=blank&size=40chellux commented ago

is it possible to get this as M10 version?

Mini me 300by300Richard M published this design ago