X-Carriage Cable Holder

This x-carriage free add-on was designed to improve auto-calibration stability and protect sensitive parts of the x-carriage.

The first step is to download the STL file, downloadable at the bottom of this article.

The file should be printed using PET-G filament, it is highly recommended due to high heat and fatigue resistance.

When you already have the part, turn off the machine and dismount the extruder from the x-carriage. Turn machine around so you can approach the x-carriage from the back like presented in the photo below.

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Unscrew one of the screws using hex allan key size 2.5 (provided with machine tools)

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While holding the printed gray cover, unscrew the second screw.

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Prepare the part by arming it with previously unscrewed screws and two zip ties. A zip tie can be maximally 2,5 mm wide and at least 50 mm long.

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Attach the assembled part to the x-carriage and screw back the screws.

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Guide the cables through the grooves and tighten the zip ties, it is easier to use pliers to pull the zip ties.

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It is important to position the head of the zip tie just like presented in the photo below.

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Now you can cut off the leftover of the zip tie.cableholder_011.jpgcableholder_012.jpg

The machine is ready to use.

Remember to calibrate the printer after mounting any toolhead again and to remove the calibration cable after the calibration.

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