Prusa i2 Z-axis Precise Adjustable End Stop

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Prusa i2 Z-axis Precise Adjustable End Stop by ctheroux Oct 7, 2013

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This is an adjustable Z-axis end stop holder for a Prusa i2 printer inspired from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:153434. This simple design makes it very precise and easy to print. It is designed for the Makebot Mechanical Endstop v1.2. No need to modify the existing printer parts. It fits on top of them. Take a look at the instructions for the BOM and more informations.


What you will need to make this thing:

  • the printed parts, 1 of each
  • 1 x M3 - 16 mm hex cap screws
  • 2 x M3 - 18 mm hex cap screws
  • 1 x M3 - 30 mm hex cap screws
  • 5 x M3 nuts
  • 2 x M3 washers
  • 1 zip tie

Assemble this thing as shown on the picture.

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Amazing! Much better and easier than the others I Have tried! Great thinking!

I scaled the X axis on the screw holder STL in netfabb to fit my mendelmax. This is one of the simplest and most accurate z endstops I've found. Very rigid, very accurate. Thanks.