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theterminatorchatt

Tronxy X5S linear rail transformation

by theterminatorchatt Apr 1, 2018
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Hi, thanks for this nice Design, i am currently printing all parts. When i would slice the motor holders with cura 3.6 there are the holes for screwing the motor mounts to the frame. Can you add these holes?

Hello !
Do you have the source of the stl like camera holder, touch screen case , please?

Thanks a lot

Some of those parts look familiar

It would have really helped if you would have included rail lengths in the readme file in the download! I have no idea what rails to order?

looking at it, i'd guess 450mm mgn12 rails.

Did you make that LED case? Where can I get it? Thanks!

fyi: the fang model seems to be broken

Hi! I was wondering if you updated any of your design yet? I'm a bit confused on them. The right corner STL doesn't quite work, and the left motor mount doesn't have any holes to connect it to the printer.

any weirdness with head movement accuracy at low Y values with the 'front' belts having a non-perpendicular angle to the head?

None visible. Movements are very smooth and printhead is very stable with the rails. don't see any jitters or shaking in the printed objects

not jitters or shakes, the length of the belt would vary (since its not parallel with the axis of movement) which would cause a percent change in the accuracy of the head positioning.

edit: as the head position changes (in the y axis), the angle from the front corner idler to the front idler on the x carriage will change, which will affect the effective length of that belt in a non linear manner compared to the requested move. Pythagorean thereom shows the length of the 'hypotenuse' (aka the belt from the front idlers on the frame to the front idlers on the x carriage) will not change at the same rate as the 'long leg' when the carriage moves in the Y axis, thus when the controller moves the belt a specified distance, the carriage's Y coordinate will actually move slightly less than the requested amount. multiplied across both belts, and the error will add up. if you're primarily doing small prints in a small area, the error won't be noticeable, but as this is a fairly large printer, most people will be making large prints, and the error in movements from low Y values to large Y values will become noticeable.

edit2: belt from the stepper in back to the idler on the front of the chassis, and between the front chassis idlers can be at any angle, as those points don't move relative to each other.

I like the concept, however, I would mount the x-Axis rail to the rear of the 2020 so you can use the stock aluminium x-axis carriage.
Pm me I will share my thoughts.

Did you go anywhere with this? I really like the sound of it - especially after all the messing I've done to get a cooler fitting properly on my Volcano block hot end

Hi. How long are your linear rails? 2 x 450mm and 1 x 480mm? Thanks.

I’ve used 450 and the fit perfectly

Iverntech MGN12 450mm Linear Rail Guide with MGN12H Carriage Block for 3D Printer and CNC Machine https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077MFSF5F?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

Hi. How long are your linear rails. 450mm? or you need 460mm and 480mm. Thanks