UM2 Dial Indicator Mount
Parts to mount a dial indicator to the UM2 head for precise leveling3D printer parts and enhancements
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Using a feeler gauge isn't super great for leveling. Using a dial indicator is the best method so I made a mount for my cheap eBay 10mm x 0.01mm indicator. It mounts on the front right print head screw and is very effective for bed leveling. Its designed in such a way that it just does not hit the printer during the levelling process but lift the probe as it moves.
Simple yet incredibly useful
Materials and methods
I drilled out the holes after printing for good fitment. 8mm for the dial indicator shank, 6mm for UM2 print head screw and 5mm for the probe connection
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I've just printed your wonderfully simple UM2 Dial Indicator Mount. This makes build-plate levelling soooo much easier on my UM2+. Some of the other models I've seen are built like tanks. The pressure sensing pin in these dial gauges is extremely sensitive so your model is plenty accurate. Thank you and all the best.