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RazzMaTAZZ - my KITTAZ Build
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:30 am
I was surprised no one grabbed RazzMaTAZZ to name their printer! I'm going to document the build and plans to evolve this printer into a high resolution, double wide (24" x 12" X-Y), single-nozzle dual extrusion (Cyclops) system. But, I'll start with the basics...
First the perfunctory UNBOXING:
Everything nicely packed and labeled.
Some quick observations: I was impressed with the quality of the printed parts and especially the pressed-in brass threaded inserts. Nice touch will result in easier assembly and a stronger, better overall build.
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:31 am
First up, the extruder.
I never get tired of extruder builds. The Wade's is a workhorse. This one was nicely printed and went together easily. I really like the thumbscrews for the spring tensioner adjustment, nice touch.
Print head complete
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:11 am
Straight-forward assembly. I'm not used to such massive print heads - delta's remote the extruder and the print head is small and light.
Y Plate Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:00 pm
Firstly, I noticed that the bottoms of the linear guide holders were not flat so I used a fine file to clean them up:
Here's the completed assembly:
Re: RazzMaTAZZ - my KITTAZ Build
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:14 pm
Yep, I ran those bearing holders on a sandng disc, did the trick..all the little necessary finishing stuff. No big deal right
Y Axis Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:27 pm
I skipped the bed assembly and went on to the Y Axis Assembly.
It all went together smoothly. The only note - the M2 crews (Bag 3) for the limit switches are called as M2 x 12mm - the bag actually contains 10mm long screws and they fit perfectly. So far, the instructions and parts have been spot on.
Control Box Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:47 pm
Not worth photographing - attached the fan to the control box lid. I really like the control box, clean and functional.
Easiest wiring job on any machine I've ever built! All the harnesses are cut to length, terminals pre-crimped, ready to plug and play.
X Carriage Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:53 pm
Humming right along with the build.
X End Idler Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:04 pm
X Motor Assembly
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:41 pm
And now on to the fun stuff - frame assembly and finishing up!