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Push-fit Bowden Hotend

by rrhb, published

Push-fit Bowden Hotend by rrhb Dec 21, 2012

Description

This is a hotend cable coupler that is compatible with the listed push-fit adapter. It can be adapted to other hot end adapters.

I use this on my Openbeam Rostock (Kossel).

The default hole spacing is compatible with groovemount.

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Push-fit Bowden Hotend by rrhb is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

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Instructions

If you're using these push-fit connectors, the attached SCAD and STL will work as is:

amazon.com/gp/product/B004M8T2JG/ref=oh_details_o08_s00_i00

Adjust couplingdiam for other push-fit adapters. If you tell me which one you use, I can generate STLs for them if you'd like.

The default hole spacing is compatible with the Makergear Groovemount spacing. I use it on a Groovemount-compatible plate to hold my J-head hotend in.

Instructions:

1. Adjust couplingdiam in SCAD if necessary and create STL file.
2. Print.
3. Ideally use tapping kit to tap threads into the main hole. If you don't have a tapping kit, it is possible to self-tap if you are careful.
4. Mount with M3 bolts or similar sized SAE bolts.
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