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Assembly of the X axis

Carlos Garcia Saura edited this page Oct 8, 2015 · 14 revisions

This is the second part of the assembly process. You need to have built the Y axis first.

  1. Mount the smooth rods in the X carriage -- Photo
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  2. Mount the linear bearings into the X carriage -- Photo
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  3. Fix the linear bearings in place with screws -- Photo
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  4. Prepare the X axis threaded rod -- Photo
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  5. Mount the X axis threaded rod -- Photo
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  6. Mount the X carriage in place -- Photo
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  7. Tighten the screws of the smooth rod holders --

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  1. Mount a spring in the end of the threaded rod -- Photo
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  2. Prepare the motor for the X axis -- Photo
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  3. Mount the X axis motor -- Photo
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  4. Mount the X gear cover -- Photo
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Excellent! Now you can proceed to the assembly of the Z axis

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Credits

Original instructions by bq. (list of translation contributors)
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