Tension Lock - Add-on
by bongoboy23, published
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This is a simple tension locking mechanism.
With the new MK6's ability for rapid reversal, the simple tension screw would gradually jiggle lose. And while I know there are several different designs for the new extruders that prevent this, I did not want to take a bunch of time to print and replace the old acrylic frame.
Solution? Design a lock system to prevent the screw from coming lose!
10 minutes to design, 30 minutes to print the pieces, and my quick fix is ready and working!
Print a tension lock.
Print a Locking bar. (Version 2 is much better, but both are listed).
Glue the circular part to the screw.
Tension it how you would like.
Drop the locking bar in place, as close to the correct tension as you would like.
Rubber band -> Self Tension?
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