Project Dashboard Miscellaneous KITTAZ X End Motor Assembly Workflow

1 Gather tools and components for assembly

Components

  • X Motor Mount A5
  • X End Plate A9
  • Double Bearing Holder A2
  • Motor Box D
  • GT2 Timing Pulley B24
  • M2x10 SHCS B3
  • M2 Washer
  • M3x12 SHCS B9
  • M3 Washer B7
  • M5x10 SHCS B14
  • M5 Washer B13
  • Wire Ties C6
  • Mechanical Endstops E2
  • XZ Extension E3

Tools

  • 1.27 mm Allen Driver
  • 1.5 mm Allen Driver
  • 2.5 mm Allen Driver
  • Side cutters
Tools

2 Install the Double Bearing Holder

Install the Double Bearing Holder onto the X End Plate using 4 M3x12 SHCS with washers.

Note the orientation of the double bearing holder.

Leave the Bearing Holder loose at this point.

X End plate and double bearing
Double Bearing holder installed, note orientation of double bearing holder

3 Mount the Motor and Pulley

Install motor onto X Motor Mount using 4 M3x12 SHCS with M3 washers, making sure that the motor is biased toward the bottom as shown.

Note Orientation of motor wires.

Install pulley onto motor shaft, making sure one of the set screws in aligned with the flat on the motor shaft.

Motor and Motor mount
Motor mounted, note orientation
Pulley installed, note orientation of motor wires

4 Attach Motor Mount with motor to X End Plate

Using 3 M5x10 SHCS with M5 washers, attach motor mount with motor to X End Plate, note orientation.

Parts
Motor mount attached, note orientation
Another view, note orientation

5 Add XZ extension

Connect limit switches to XZ extension as shown, note orientation of wires.

Attach XZ extension to the assembly using 4x M2x10 SHCS with M2 washers as shown.

Zip tie the extension to the motor mount through the mounting point as shown

Place the motor wire into the plastic insulation with the extension and zip tie as shown

Components
Limit swicth wire orientation
Limit swicth wire orientation
Both limit switches
Z limit switch mounted, note orientation
X limit switch mounted, note orientation
First zip tie
Second zip tie
Complete
Done! Take me home