Filament snag de-headacher
by infodude, published
My filament often snags and gives me headaches and breaks things. This is a faiisafe
Mounts a microswitch behind the Metric Prusa Clip on Filament Guide thing:18889.
Clamp an M8 bolt to the Z-rod top using a bar clamp.
Aim the bolt at the back of the filament guide, and mount this on the bolt end.
Bolt a microswitch onto it and wire it to the killswitch input (I have an LCD thing so I hijacked pin 63 on aux2 on ramps).
When the filament snags it bends the guide back, and just before it snaps the printer stops. More peace of mind for unattended printing.
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
Filament snag de-headacher by infodude is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving infodude a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure infodude 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).