UM2 ball-joint filament guide

For better transport of the filament with small spool.

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I had some issues with the transport of the filament with small spool's. So I tried with pulleys to reduce the friction. I think the best solution for the bad angle from the role was a ball-joint filament guide. I have made 2 sizes of the ball in order better to correct the distance. For the skater bearing i use the design from here: Thanks to Ppyromann!

Ich hatte viele Probleme mit dem Transport des Filamentes bei kleineren Rollendurchmessern. Also versuchte ich die Reibung durch Umlenkrollen zu verringern. Ich denke die beste Lösung für den störenden Winkel direkt nach der Rolle ist ein Kogelkopfgelenk. Um die Distanz verschiedener Rollen besser zu korrigieren, habe ich 2 Grössen des Kugelkopfes gemacht. Für die Skater-Rollen verwende ich das Design von hier: Vielen Dank an Ppyromann!

Materials and methods

1x screw M3 lenght 15mm
1x screw M3 length 25mm
1x skate bearing 608



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