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Glass Plate Bracket (Replicator1)

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Glass Plate Bracket (Replicator1) by Hammerhead Dec 4, 2012
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Summary

A system for easily and quickly mounting glass plates to the HBP. This idea is the outgrowth of a group buy coordinated on the MBO Google Groups. I'll never have to print with Kapton tape again!

Instructions

THIS THING IS A WORK IN PROGRESS - THERE ARE STILL TWEAKS COMING - UPCOMING CHANGES INCLUDE CAPTIVE SPRINGS

Printing Instructions:
Print with 2 shells and 10% infill.
Requires 2 springs 1.25x.3x.032 wire (McMaster Carr http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/118/1220/=kfvnod)
Note: Plate 'plunger' is printed upside down.

** REQUIRES THE USE OF A 'Z-AXIS TRICK' CLIP OF AT LEAST .4" TO COMPENSATE FOR HEIGHT OF GLASS AND ADDITIONAL .1" FOR BRACKET.

Installation:
Power down machine (disconnect power supply just to be sure)
Remove HBP
Unscrew bots attaching alumium plate to HBP
Pass screws through bracket
Reattach bolts, loosening 1/2 turn after finger tight to allow for plate expansion.
Install plunger with springs

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