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Because certain issues printing with my Leapfrog Creatr I was designing a colling system for the printer nozzle so I can solve my problems with bridges and that kind of fails in my prints, and to increase printing speed.
I needed about 6 versions (someones with sub-versions) but finally IÂ´m happy with this final design.
This design can use a 50x50mm fan or a 60x60mm one, IÂ´ll suggest a 60 one with an CFM between 19 and 36 (easy to find over ebay), with a 50mm kind prints are good but not the best we can achieve.
I also added in both sides holes to insert a couple of 5mm leds so we can see better the printing area :D
To build it is pretty simple, just print the set (in the files are the 50mm and 60mm fan together so if you want to save plastic just split the file and print what you really need) and once is printed youÂ´ll need to glue some covers and find out a few bolts to screw it all together.
Once the set is ready and it all fits together you will need to attach first the base to the 2 print head bars and once thatÂ´s done just put in place the fan piece in the printing headÂ´s back and secure it with two bolts.
Leapfrog Creatr nozzle cooling system by zabana is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
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