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CR-10s S5 z axis stabilizer, Frame Braces

by eckeSolutions Jan 7, 2018
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Is there a reason why the hole where the z-axis rod goes through is oval shaped?

I just copied this detail from the original design. It’s done to relief any pressure on the z-axis / that the z-axis rod doesn`t get bend. If the machine would be 100% accurately build this would not be necessary.
Hope this answers your question.

Also, what is the best position to print the top piece?

laying on the side

This looks great !
Awesome work!
would be cool if they worked for the CR-10s in the back also this way you wouldn't have them pesky bars in the front getting in the way ;)

There is also https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3056552/comments and there are other similar versions out there. Hope you find the right one for you.

Frame Braces for Tevo Tornado and CR-10
by limdnas

If you would read the description carefully you would have found a link to a CR-10s Version. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2491003 I just addapted the concept for the CR10s S5.

(LESS PARTS!) Frame Braces Titian & Creality CR-10 & ANET

What size t-nuts are required for the CR-10 S5

the ones for the 2020 aluminium profiles.

Thanks, I was after what they are called to look them up on ebay.

well t-nuts 2020 will do the trick

Stupid question maybe, but these are designed to go on the back side of the Z axis?

It looks like some people are putting them on the front.

Yes it was designed to go on the back. People are putting them on the front on the CR-10 in standard size (300x300x300). Apparently the angle for the S5 version work on a normal CR-10(s) on the front. I hope this answers the question.

Thanks for the response, I have printed them, just need to go and get the hardware and was just checking I was doing it properly!

Anything different for a CR-10 S4 ?
Cheers :-)

Yes. The angle of the leadscrew is quite different. You can’t just use this version. You would need to adjust it for your unit. I could add the Fusion 360 file for you to change it, if you want.

Yes please ! :-) √√
Thank you ...

Added the Fusion 360 files for both versions. If you do make a version for the S4 please share it with the community!

Hey. I've been thinking on using these braces as they seem way less bulky than the ones I have bought stuff for. Any chance on modifying for M10 rods and nuts?

As requested I added the M10 version. Please let me know if everything works. If there needs to be another modification let me know as well.

Thanks much appreciated! You da best :)

So this is for CR-10S AND S5 or only for S5? Looks to me as if it would fit for both printer versions.

CR-10s S5 z axis stabilizer, Frame Braces

S5 stands for the big Creality CR-10 version, with a build space of 500x500x500mm.
The frame braces were made for the CR-10s version, with two z-axis motors, but will also fit a CR-10 S5, without two z-axis motors.
I hope this clears things up a bit.

WIll it fit the S5 that has two Z-axis motors?

Yes, I made it for the dual z-axis version (CR-10s).

Are the rods in your pictures the 750mm length? Seems like a shorter rod could be used. Can you measure how much of the rod stick above the top of the gantry?

The rods in the picture are 800mm long. You need 720mm to fit all the screws.

720 or 750? Details say 750.

720mm are needed. With 750mm you are on the safe side.

Thanks for the info, wanted to make sure the Z axis knobs wouldn't hit the rods.