3D Printer Part 3

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The first stage in part 3 is to fit the Z-axis limit switch to the rear panel.

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The rear panel already has a X-axis limit switch on it so there are now two limit switches on here.

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Next a reinforcing plate for the filament spindle as added to the rear panel. The filiment spool will sit on this spindle. This will feed plastic into the 3D printer.

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Next the panels are connected to each other.

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Once a solid structure is formed with 4 of the panels nuts are slid into the nut housings so the that panels can be screwed together.

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The screws are hand tightened for now until each side has a panel

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The limit switches are straightened and then tightened fully.

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A temporary assembly jig is added as the top panel. This is a hollow panel allowing parts to be fitted while providing a greater rigidity to the case.

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With all the panels in place the screws are tightened with a screw driver.

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Lastly the lead screw nut is attached to the table base. This nut will be attached to a rod which will turn and raise/lower the table.

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