LED Ring Mount for Printrbot
by wersy, published
This mount can be fastened on one side of the Extruder.
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If the current M4 screw is not long enough you have to replace it. The upper hole for the M3 screw to clamp is diameter 2.6 mm. You can cut a tapped hole or screw the screw in directly. So you don't need a nut. For printing the slot I added a support on the outside which must be cutted of afterwards. The mount is destined for a 60 mm LED ring but you can also use a bigger one.
Edit 23.2.2013: I added the stl-file: LED Mount for Printrbot_mod) because I noticed that the hole for the M4 screw, to fasten the mount to the extruder, was to small (3.6mm). Now I modified it and made the hole 4.4mm. Sorry.
Edit 25.2.2013: I added the file: "LED Ring Mount for Pb.FCStd". This is created with FreeCAD, a free software which you can download here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/free-cad/files/
Now you can change the height (besides all the other dimensions) as you need. All you have to do is:
- Start FreeCAD
- On "Start a new project" take "Part Design"
- Open the file "LED Ring Mount for Pb.FCStd"
- Click the triangle next to "Pad"
- Double-click the sketch "profile" that appears.
- Double-click the vertical measurement and change it as you need.