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Z_Shaft_Clamp_v1.1p by PeterEllens Mar 10, 2017


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This is a remix of the hypercube Z Shaft Clamp v1.1

I have recreated the original in openscad and then extended it.

Having one of the bolts behind the smooth rod bugged me greatly, so this version you can use the holes left or right of the smooth rod or both. This makes adjusting the position of Z rods much easier

Secondly my smooth rod extents to the floor. The printer can't use this. So this version allows you to set the variable "lowerit" and the clamp side of the model is lowered by the specified amount.
This should give a few more mm in the Z axis without new hardware. I have uploaded a 10mm lower version, but you can set the size you want

Code is mostly parametric, but not 100%

Z_Shaft_Clamp_v1.11p added that lets you change the t-slot size

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is this for 2020 or 3030 extrusion?

Trying to leatn this SCAD but its a bit complex.

what value if any would I use to change to 3030?

I see the rod-diameter value, nice to be that easy on that :)

a version with scale-able tslot is now included

TQVM!! I will look at that when I get the chance!

This is a really good idea, it is annoying to have to move the rod to adjust the screws.

A 10mm rod version based on henry's 10mm rod clamp V2 would be cool too: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1950819

HyperCube LM10UU Z Axis Carriage

The scad code is provided, just change roddiameter = 10.3; and set lower it as desired,