X End Idler for MendelMax Precision Leadscrews
by bilsef, published
This is a version of the fixed X-end idler from kludgineer that uses 180 degree bushings to reduce Z axis binding.
The 180 degree bushings are made from 1/4" PTFE filled delrin rod, such as: http://www.mcmaster.com/#8579K12
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1) Print idler 2) Print clamp from parent thing 3) Use a 1/4" drill to clean out the holes for the delrin rods 4) Cut 4 rods to length 5) Insert rods into holes 6) Test fit with 10mm smooth rod. If it is too tight, scrape edges of delrin rods with a knife.