Loading

Anet A8 Hotbed Glass Corner Holder

by thfo, published

Anet A8 Hotbed Glass Corner Holder by thfo Jan 18, 2017
8 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Contents

License

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag

Thing Statistics

15009Views 2231Downloads Found in 3D Printer Parts

Summary

Simple corner to safely hold a 3mm glass plate on top of the Anet A8 (and possible others) hotplate. Uses the original M3 screws with springs below.

Update 2017/01/26: Added heavy duty version

Will work with 3mm glass planes on a 3mm high hotbed. Print at least two corners for best results use 4 corners (4x corner file included).

For best results, print in ABS. Will also work in PLA if using a low temperature.

Print Settings

Printer:

Anet A8

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

No

Resolution:

0.2

Infill:

100%

More from 3D Printer Parts

view more

All Apps

3D Print your file with 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services.

App Info Launch App

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App

Cura 2.6.2 have some problem slicing the part. For example the .slt with all the 4 corner, each one has a mode to build the wall in a different way.

How do you adjust the height of the bed with this?

You can't. Just use the usual way of adjusting the springs / screws holding the bed.

But don't you have to pull up the glass to be able to do that since it goes over the screws?

Oh now I get it! Thats true for the default config. You could use something like this: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:261309
It adds a nut to the bottom and allows for leveling that way.

Bed Leveling Thumb Screw

I plan on getting m3 nylocks, but in my mind I would think that would only allow you to lower the bed, not raise it. Do you drill out the H frame so it is 100% dependent on the nut? I believe there is a thread in the H frame so if you unscrew it wouldn't go up as far as I know but I am very new and just had mine for a few days.

My H frame needed to be drilled out for those thumb screws to work, right. Don't know about the distances sorry.

Just printed it and I'm having some trouble getting them on. Are the screws supposed to slide through the holders or are they supposed to thread through and screw into them?

They are supposed to slide through. Use a drill to widen the wholes and make them the perfect size.
If you can't fit the glass bed in at the end, try heating the bed to 70 degrees. This should loosen the PLA enough so that you can push it in.

Would it be possible to get the original file for this design? I want to remix it just a little bit. Thank you.

Sure, I used TinkerCAD: https://www.tinkercad.com/things/l21IEhTSPIo-anet-a8-hotbed-glas-corner
This is however the newer heavy duty variant, I don't have the slim one anymore.

Perfect, I just got my glass.
I believe my aluminum bed is warped, hoping these will still help without having to use clips.

Top