Introduction

This guide will show how to open the device and remove the z-axis belt. This is the largest belt that goes around all 4 of the threaded z-axis rods at each corner of the printer. While no tools are required for this process, care needs to be taken in order to keep the Z rods vertical to ensure proper realignment of the belt and easy reassembly.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Removing the frame is necessary to access the z axis belt, motors and ports. Make sure the unit is unplugged and set on a hard level surface.
  • Removing the frame is necessary to access the z axis belt, motors and ports. Make sure the unit is unplugged and set on a hard level surface.

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Pull the x-rods away from the plastic sliders on the y-rods, and flip the slider upwards to release the tracks. Lift the extruder assembly out of the way. Pull the x-rods away from the plastic sliders on the y-rods, and flip the slider upwards to release the tracks. Lift the extruder assembly out of the way. Pull the x-rods away from the plastic sliders on the y-rods, and flip the slider upwards to release the tracks. Lift the extruder assembly out of the way.
  • Pull the x-rods away from the plastic sliders on the y-rods, and flip the slider upwards to release the tracks. Lift the extruder assembly out of the way.

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No tools are required to remove the frame. Press down on the printing bed with your thumbs while lifting the frame with your fingers. The frame easily slides up. No tools are required to remove the frame. Press down on the printing bed with your thumbs while lifting the frame with your fingers. The frame easily slides up.
  • No tools are required to remove the frame. Press down on the printing bed with your thumbs while lifting the frame with your fingers. The frame easily slides up.

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Remove the z axis belt from the device by simply lifting each corner of the belt off the corner gears and slide up over the z axis bars. Remove the z axis belt from the device by simply lifting each corner of the belt off the corner gears and slide up over the z axis bars. Remove the z axis belt from the device by simply lifting each corner of the belt off the corner gears and slide up over the z axis bars.
  • Remove the z axis belt from the device by simply lifting each corner of the belt off the corner gears and slide up over the z axis bars.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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