Introduction: How to Extend Printrbox X Axis
How to extend your x axis printer area , so you can print larger objects.
Step 1: Tools&Materials
8MM Diameter, 3' Long
Heavy!! Fishing String:
(some sports store, needs to be ~100lb)
Screw x6 - use the ones that came with the printer
metal plate -light weight
Wood plate - lightweight
Spring x4 - the one that came with the printer
Step 2: Build
Use a hammer to hammer in one end of the rods into the rod support.
Lubricate the rod and place it in the cylindrical ball bearing sliders.
Hammer in the 2nd side of the rod support.
Hook the fishing line on both ends of the rod support and make it taught.
Place the wooden board then the metal board with springs in between them. Then screw the platform in with the rod supports.
Calibrate the max X size of the print and calibrate the height of the printer.
Then you are dinished and ready to print large objects up to 1.5 ft.