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Budaschnozzle to J-Head Adapter

by jcaywood, published

Budaschnozzle to J-Head Adapter by jcaywood Feb 23, 2013

Description

I needed an adapter from a Budaschnozzle to a J-Head type mount for Wired1's "Highly accessible vertXtruder for OB1.4" which is under development still. It doesn't allow for the normal shoe mounting that many Wade type extruders do.

Added a second version for anti-rotation for use with through bolt retainer designs. Left the circular groove version as an alternate.

3/1 Updated the Anti-Rotation version. The screw engagement area diameter on the cylindrical section was was decreased from 2.9mm to 2.75mm which is just enough to get the screws through with a little work and provide stiffer mounting.

This is my first thing and I'm not an exemplary 3D artist in 123D, but I don't have a copy of my favorite program anymore so it's time to learn new things!

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Instructions

Print it, use lots of cooling or delays between layers on the upper parts or it will sag in. I did 40% infill but haven't tested it yet as I'm still building the printer. It's possible that the design may change once I do use it. Hopefully you'll find it usefull for your needs. Suggestions welcome.

Drill the center hole with at least a 3mm bit to clean it up from strings or print size variances, then install.

Support on the groove was difficult to remove, I just slid it up into the vertXtruder body and ran a 3mm drill bit through the screw holes, in reverse, to clear out what I needed.

This will reduce the Z height of the stock OB1.4 printer, I suggest increasing the Z height of the frame a little bit to compensate for it if needed.
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