Ultimaker Quick Connect Shim
by LawrenceJohnston, published
When doing retraction with the Ultimaker the quick connect on the extruder allows quite a bit of play.
This shim fits on the quick connect and essentially eliminates this play.
See posts such as this one: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/ultimaker/fNgHD9W6bkI/D5F2PjhWSI8J
This thing was created using the Object Oriented Mechanics Library (OOML). See http://iearobotics.com/oomlwiki/doku.php?id=start for details.
Pull the bowden tube up from the extruder until a space is formed between the pieces of the quick connect.
Insert the clip around the inner piece of the quick connect (see picture). This prevents it from pulling back down into the outer piece during retraction.
If you later want to remove the bowden from the quick connect you must first remove the shim.
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
Ultimaker Quick Connect Shim by LawrenceJohnston is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving LawrenceJohnston a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure LawrenceJohnston would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).