Project Dashboard TAZ 5 TAZ 5 Y Plate Assembly Workflow

1 Gather parts for the Y plate assembly

  • Components:
    • Y bed plate
    • Y belt holder
    • Single bearing holder with inserts
    • Bed Finger
    • Bed corner
    • Belt clamp
    • Extruder (bed) spring
    • M3 x 12 SHCS
    • M3 washer
  • Tools:
    • 2.5mm Allen driver, or Elec Driver
    • TL-FX0011
2.5mm Allen driver

2 Install the bed corners and fingers

Install bed corner posts as shown.

Install bed corners using a M3 x 12 SHCS, M3 washer and a extruder (bed) spring.

Set the end of the bolt flush with the bottom of the plate for now.

Install bed finger as shown using a M3 x 12 SHCS and M3 washer.

Repeat in all 4 corners.

Bed corner post
All 4 corner posts installed
Bed corner and hardware
Bed corner from top
Bed corner from side
Bed finger and hardware
Bed finger installed
All 4 corners installed

3 Install the Y belt mount

Set the table in the fixture.

Using 4 M3 x 12 SHCS, attach the belt mount to the table as shown making sure that it is biased to the side with the two holes on it. Note orientation in picture.

Table placed in fixture
Y table and belt mount parts
Belt mount installed
Belt mount from back

4 Install Single Bearing Holders

Install bearing holders using M3 x 12 SHCS and M3 Washers.

Make the bolts tight enough that the bearing holders can't move up and down, but can still move side to side.

Fixture holds plate during assembly
Parts to install single bearing holders
Bearings installed
View of bearing holders installed from back

5 Install the belt clamps

Install the 2 belt clamps using 4 M3 x 12 SHCS and 4 M3 washers.

Leave the belt clamps loose at this point.

Belt clamps, screws and washers
Belt clamps installed
Done! Take me home