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Perfect fitting Ultimaker 2 cover
A cover for the UM23D printer parts and enhancements
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I wanted to have a cover for my UM2 extended + to have a closed compartment for ABS printing. I made one from 6mm phenolic or "Pertinax" with white outer color which I got cheap from Ebay (20 Euros for all). It is very sturdy and can be milled easily.
It was milled with a 1.5mm mill.
The connection is like the Ultimaker, with Tabs and screws, I adopted the same method. This gives a very stable casing which fits very perfect on the UM2.
On the pictures the Polycarbonate windows are missing, I milled these from 8mm PC.
Update: I added a temperatue controller (Inkbird ITC-2000 ) and made a case for it. The files are here too. It show me the temperature at print head height. If necessary you can add a small fan to it which starts to run if the case interior gets too hot.
Materials and methods
Pertinax 6mm, Polycarbonate windows.
And, you need a cnc mill...
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I now finished it with 8mm Polycarbonate windows and a front door, so its completely closed now. I started a few ABS prints with 90°C bedtemperature. On print head height there is a constant 50°C now, on the very top of the compartment 60°, but there are no delicate parts there. So no need for a blower or filter, and no warping or cracking of the ABS! It comes out perfect now.
There is no blower with filter in it yet, I want to see if I need one or not. I guess not, but I will add it to the files if I change them.