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Ultimaker 2 Print head top with integrated m8 / m10 threads

Ultimaker 2 Print head top with integrated m8 threads

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1.75mm dual extrusion conversion with 3dsolex hot ends and race nozzles.

Printed in PC, which holds the threads nicely with reasonable torque applied.

Threads created in Nut Job open scad project. Oversized by .3mm for easy fit. Will upload a more accurate version, but PC needs to be reamed with thread taps. It's too strong to just run a hot bolt through to size accurately.


I also reduced the hole size slightly so there is less racking possible on the print head. This should make dual extrusion prints better.

Printed at .1mm layer height with a .6mm nozzle. Prints great, far less racking possible than with the standard ABS print head due to slightly undersized holes.

Materials and methods

Polycarbonate .1mm layers, .6mm nozzle



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09a7c39effc5cb374e5b383680f12974?default=blank&size=40Владимир Слободенюк added this to the Ultimaker 2 Extended + collection ago
Mini il 570xn.1343682359 2jz9The 3D printing Guy commented ago

Very useful! Inspires my own designs.

77c498ef033bf0143998c8278edf0304?default=blank&size=40donandi added this to the UM² collection ago
60c8691cedfcf939fc352716b43d5248?default=blank&size=40Chris Branson added this to the Printer Parts collection ago
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Mini screen shot 2013 07 15 at 6.49.36 pmErik de Bruijn added this to the Ultimaker 2 upgrades! collection ago
Mini reiner 001 2Reiner Bühl added this to the Ultimaker2 collection ago
01b798b9793b041b624f5c38a214e2fe?default=blank&size=40Eric Psalmond published this design ago