E3D v6 Bowden X-carriage mount Prusa i3

Author: Tech2C, published on 2014-11-16

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Summary

If you have a Prusa i3 and are upgrading your hotend to an E3D v6 with Bowden, then you’ll need this hotend mount for your X-carriage.

As this design clamps the hotend to the mount, there’s no chance of a wobbly hotend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSiWot9tib8

NOTE: Added dual fan mounts with fan duct
21 May 15 – Added ‘clone’ carriage and clamp for non-genuine E3D hotend
28 Jun 15 – Added carriage clamp with side blow fan mount

Instructions

2 Parts – The carriage and the clamp.
Print both at 0.2mm with 30% infill.

To clamp this unit together, you’ll need 2 x M4 screws with 20mm length and 2 x M4 nuts.


Fan option added:
You can now attach a 50mm fan on either/both sides of the carriage clamp.
Side Blow Fans also 😉

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Tags: E3D, E3D_Hotend, E3D_v6