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POWERWASP simple extruder upgrade

by Mgmatteo, published

POWERWASP simple extruder upgrade by Mgmatteo Dec 5, 2012

Description

Spring loaded pressure plate for uniform feed regardless of filament thickness

See it in action during a fast retraction http://youtu.be/HMMkCDL2KWM

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Mgmatteo,

Would you share the up to caps a STL file of black color cylinder parts?
thanks.

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Instructions

More info in my blog: http://mcmos.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/power-wasp-extruder-upgrade/

What you need: 1 spring (11mm diameter) 1 M5 bolt longher than 7cm 2 printable caps

Instructions:

  • cut the head of the bolt to obtain a 6cm long thread
  • cut the spring and keep a 3,5com long piece
  • print the two caps
  • untwist the original retainer and substitute the threaded screw with the new one (longher)
  • thread the lower cap, the spring and the upper cap
  • put back the original retainer

enjoy

Mgmatteo,

Would you share the up to caps a STL file of black color cylinder parts?
thanks.
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