RepRap Champion Anodized Aluminum Y Carriage Plate Upgrade V2 for Prusa i3 RepRap 3D Printer

July 2, 2017 - Comment

This is second version of aluminum Y Prusa i3 carriage upgrade plate. Acrylic or plywood Y carriage tend to deform under heat radiated from heated bed, during print. This deformation can affect print quality. Aluminum Y carriage plate will not be affected by heat and will solve this problem. Universal Prusa i3 Carriage V2 features: •

This is second version of aluminum Y Prusa i3 carriage upgrade plate. Acrylic or plywood Y carriage tend to deform under heat radiated from heated bed, during print. This deformation can affect print quality. Aluminum Y carriage plate will not be affected by heat and will solve this problem.

Universal Prusa i3 Carriage V2 features:

• Brushed, anodized aluminum plate 3mm thick (see drawing below for dimensions).
• Fully compatible with all Prusa i3 variations, MK1/2/A/B heated beds. Drop-in replacement.
• Has 2 x additional provisioning holes for 3 point level adjustment of build surface.
• Allows 3 x linear bearing configuration as well as 4 x bearing configuration.
• Has cutout similar to original Prusa i3 Y carriage design. This helps to clear with Y motor when you use LM8UUs on strapsand Y plate is laying low.

Linear bearing mounting options:

• LM8UUs mounted with straps.
• LM8UUa in 3d printed holders mounted with M3x12 screws M3 nuts.
• SC8UUs mounted with M4x10 screws.
• SCV8UUs mounted with M4x10 screws.

Compatible with Aluminum Build Plate sold in our store

Please see supplied drawings for dimensions

Package Contents

1 x Anodized Aluminum Y Carriage Plate for Prusa i3.

Product Features

  • Compatible with most Prusa i3 variations.
  • Great replacement for plywood or acrylic Y-plate – does not warp under the heat.
  • Compatible with LM8UUs, SCV8UUs and SC8UU linear bearings

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