UMO Dust Cover

Accordeon-like top cover to prevent dust from getting inside and the hot air outside :-)

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UPDATE: Re-designed the sliders to allow complete coverage!!

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Recently I had the cance to take a look onto an industrial FMD printer and a mill with dust covers for the axis.

The accordeon-like cover prevents dust from getting inside so I thought, this might be also usable for my UMO.

Here we go:

- print all parts in the required quantity

- download print head cover (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:77120) and print it also if you don´t have it already

- cut IKEA-IKEA Schottis to lenght

- assamble slider consisting of accordeon mount and accordeon beams
IMPORTANT: one side should be open to be able to slide the bowden through.

- use double sided tape to attache the shorted Schottis to the accordeon beams

- connect the front and rear cover parts using the connetors and some cyanoacrylat glue. IMPORTANT: one side should be open to be able to slide the bowden through.

- use double sided tape to attache the shorted Schottis to the front and rear covers

A closure for the remainning opening can be made, but I decided to skip it...

just print, mount, have a partial closed UMO top...

Materials and methods

- 2x AccordeonMount.STL for attachement to the sliders
- 2x printed beams consisting of AccordeonBar_xy_a.STL & AccordeonBar_xy_b.STL
- 2x printed cover frame (2x cover_RHLV.stl / 2x cover_RVLH.stl)
- 4x printed connectors (joiner.STL)
- 1x printhead cover from thingiverse link
- 1x IKEA Schottis (http://www.ikea.com/at/de/catalog/products/20242282/)
- double sided tape and cyanoacylate for assambling

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