This page shows the different steps on assembling the Direct Drive extruder
- 1 Direct drive adaptor
- 6 M3x8mm thermoplastic screws
- 2 M3x20mm Thermoplastic screws
- 1 M4x20mm screws
The starting point
It may also be used for other types of hot ends
Your hot end bloc must already be assembled with the inductor probe on it.
It should already be installed on your X axis carriage in order to proceed the next steps.
The 30mm fan must be located on the right of the whole bloc with it’s original blue holder.
Direct Drive extruder Assembly
you will need this Direct Drive adaptor that allows to elevate the motor so that it’s free from any obstacle.
Align the 4 holes with the one located on the hot end support.
Place the extruder on top of it and align the 2 holes at the bottom with the one on the Direct Drive adaptor
It has 2 M3 holes that must align properly with the part below
use 2 M3x20mm thermoplastic screws and tighten both parts together
Use the blower fan holder that should look like the one on the picture.
It will allows to hold in place the blower fan that will cool down the freshly deposed melted plastic
you will nee 2 M3x8mm thermoplastic screws
The 2 fixation holes are located on the front of the hot end clamp.
Use 1 M4x20mm screw in order to hold the blower fan attached to it’s holder.
PDF 3D: Direct Drive extruder assembly