UM2 Print head top for 2.85+1.75 filaments

A modified print head top part if you want to run dual filament diameters in your UM2, and use a 4mm OD/2mm ID pfte tube for the 1.75mm filament.

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Description

It is a pretty straight-forward install, even if it requires you to disassemble the whole printhead :-)

Materials and methods

- 3DSolex 1.75mm Olsson Block
- 4mm bowden coupling (search for "Bowden Coupling 4mm" on Aliexpress and you will find)
- Original bowden coupling
- Printed 4mm bowden clip (you can find it amongst my other designs)
- 4mm OD/2mm ID bowden tube

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Mini 10268654 10203228803295890 5056406288362677185 nErik Cederberg commented ago

@DeathMachine: The way i use it (as separate feeder lines, where i always unscrew the unused nozzle, not as a dual extrusion setup) it works pretty well, i have to change esteps every time i switch between 1.75 and 2.85mm filament tough.

Mini thumbnail img 0023 1 DeathMachine commented ago

How well did this work?

Thanks Ed

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Mini 10268654 10203228803295890 5056406288362677185 nErik Cederberg commented ago

@reibuehl: I use a modified version of IRobertI's Alternative Feeder V2: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/alternative-feeder-1-75mm-version

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Mini reiner 001 2Reiner Bühl commented ago

Which feeder did you use for the 1.75mm side?

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