ABS slider for small CNC projects
ABS body and slider.
All others parts are metal.
You can find all metal parts local or the kit here: http://www.cnc4newbie.com
Price for motor/metal kit is 70$ shipping included for USA and Canada.
USE COUPON CODE : NEMA14SHIP
Included in the kit:
-1x Nema 14 motor with wiring harness (only 2 holes are threaded on the motor)
-2x 6" stainless smooth rods 5/16" diameter
-1x 1/4-20 steel screw
-1x 1/4-20 steel nut
-1x aluminum rigid coupling
-1x flange bearing
-6x set-screw 4mm x 5mm
-4x flat head screw 4mm x 16mm
-4x 4mm nut
-4x flat head screw 3mm x 10mm
-3x socket head 4mm x 12mm
-1x aluminum front plate with 7 threaded holes
For more instruction go to my instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
You need to print the two ABS files.
Print at 0.2mm layer and make attention for not warping the parts.
Print the part on the flat back for better result.
My printer setup: extruder, 210c bead 90c.
PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU BUILD ONE OR FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT.
Look the pictures for an image of the assembly process.
1- instasll the 1/4-20 nut in the slider cavity.
2- screw the 1/4-20 long screw in the nut
3- install the coupling with 2 set screws
4- install the flange bearing
5- put the previous assembly in the bearing
6- install the motor with the 4 flat head 3mm screw (use only 2 screws for some motors)
7- insert the 2 stainless rod in the body/slider
8- secure the rods with 4 sets screws (don't over tight) or glue
9-install the front aluminum plate with the 4 nuts