Strengthened filament guide for IRobertI's UM2 feeder

Modification of the filament guide for IRobertI's popular Ultimaker 2 feeder upgrade, mainly to make it stronger.

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This is just a modification of one of the parts for this design:

Having had this piece break often (the little "claws" would snap off) I just rotated it to change the direction of the layers, and made a flat bottom. The "back" is also a bit thicker, since I've had it break there as well.

It doesn't look quite as neat with the flat underside, but it holds together better. 

Materials and methods

Just print it as-is, 1.2mm shell thickness gives good strength.



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Dd77c744b68ef5117b4b33b707e419ba?default=blank&size=40Oleg Dutko added this to the printer parts collection ago
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