UM2 Printhead (top & bottom pieces)

Top and bottom pieces for the Ultimaker 2 printhead assembly

3D printer parts and enhancements

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The top and bottom pieces on my Ultimaker 2 printhead assembly were falling apart after cracking in several places from over-tightening the thumbscrews. I searched YouMagine for direct replacements but, surprisingly, found nothing (everything I found was a mod for some specialized purpose). So, I downloaded the STEP files that Ultimaker generously provided on GitHub and converted them to STL, then divided each part into two pieces for easier installation. I've also made the non-divided parts available for download.

Update (7/15/2016): Over time, I started getting a bit of rattling and occasional slight left/right head shifts resulting from my poor decision to split the parts along the x-axis rod (especially the top piece!). I've reconfigured the split parts to be more stable. The new files have built-in supports which work very well using 0.1 mm layers. I apologize if anyone experienced any problems with my old files.



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85b4744bb777a694a5c3ef23e1e7a318?default=blank&size=40Arayel added this to the Ultimaker 2 collection ago
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Mini 80803fac5ad4e5387010ac16a91f0428cn printed this ago
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Ultimaker - The Ultimaker 2
Helpful, insert didn’t stay in place with a cracked top.
531235c7420172ceddd698df9b5da7fe?default=blank&size=40Stephen Brew added this to the UM2 Stuff collection ago
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B4da209a12de3776353e3523a46870ea?default=blank&size=40Mike28M added this to the UM2 collection ago
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Mini photo 1dkaygee commented ago

Nice. I'll try them out.

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