Ultimaker2 "on the top" extruder mod

Move your Ultimaker2 extruder on the top of the feeder

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    This is a mod of the Ultimaker 2 that moves its extruder on the top of the feeder:

    It is intended to try reducing the underextrusion problems (see http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/3261-ultimaker-2-extrusion-problem/page-2)

    You have two parts to print:
    - The block.stl, this part binds the extruder on the top of the feeder.
    - The tube.stl, this part is a guide tube that goes inside the feeder, because the guide tube will now enter in the filament pusher box on the top, and not on the back

    Materials and methods

    You don't need extra material, but you'll have to make extensions for the extruder stepper wires. I personnally added connectors to it to make it easier (I can take it on the top or on the back with just some screws to change)



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    A5c0f84d51eb49dc910dd074c2b19dff?default=blank&size=40ChrissyP commented ago

    I use the tube. And a short pice from the bowden to guide the filament. My Ultimaker is shaking too. I'm thinking about a other system because I'm not satisfied!

    36542d8c8d682f3bb8ee6a6b5a94c42c?default=blank&size=40Gregwar commented ago

    (Do not hesitate to share photos & videos)

    36542d8c8d682f3bb8ee6a6b5a94c42c?default=blank&size=40Gregwar commented ago


    Do you use the tube? Or do you have some bowden cut to guide the filament?

    What speed do you reach?

    Actually, my printer was really shaking, resulting in ringing parts after this mod

    A5c0f84d51eb49dc910dd074c2b19dff?default=blank&size=40ChrissyP commented ago

    I have done this project. Works very well. Only by using high speed the Ultimaker is rumbling a bit. The extrusion power is fascinating!

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