MakerGear Simplified Extruder Block with Quick Release and Rear Motor Mount
Quick release extruder block with the motor mounted from the back.3D printer parts and enhancements
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This is the same quick release extruder block as the original except it is rotated 90 degrees so that the motor protrudes out of the back.
I built this as part of a bigger on-going project I'm working on to increase the Z axis limits, which can be found here: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/loches-z-axis-upgrade-for-prusa-i2
If you're going to use it, keep in mind that some carriages have the X axis belt positioned in the way of where the motor is supposed to go (I got around that problem by flipping my x carriage upside down, kind of a hack but it works).
Materials and methods
- 1x: Extruder Block (either 2mm or 4mm sized hole for filament of 1.75 or 3mm respectively)
- 1x: Bearing Block
- 1x: 604 Ball Bearing
- 1x: Extruder Motor
- Various screws and springs (sorry, don't know exact sizing).
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