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V Slot Wheel Assembly & Adjustments

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Building and adjustment of the V slot wheels used on MTW printers.

  • Author: Micro
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Edit Step 1 Getting Started  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Getting Started  ¶ 

Edit Step 2 Wheel Assembly  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Use a table and something hard to press it together. Image 2/3: Use a table and something hard to press it together. Image 3/3: Use a table and something hard to press it together.

Edit Step 2 Wheel Assembly  ¶ 

  • The wheel assembly order is bearing, wheel, insert washer, bearing.

  • Use a table and something hard to press it together.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

Image 1/3: The eccentrics fit in the larger plate hole. Wheels using spacers do not use any washers. Image 2/3: The X and Y wheels mount with the nut against the wheel as shown in the second picture. Image 3/3: The Z Wheels mount with the screw head against the wheel as shown in the third picture.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • The eccentrics use a regular and special washer on the plate side.

  • The eccentrics fit in the larger plate hole. Wheels using spacers do not use any washers.

  • The X and Y wheels mount with the nut against the wheel as shown in the second picture.

  • The Z Wheels mount with the screw head against the wheel as shown in the third picture.

  • Return to MendelMax 3 Build Guide

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