Swapper3D Instructions

Assemble Tool Holder Wheel

Drop the plungers into each hole

Instructions:

  1. using a pair of tweezers (green arrow),
  2. place a plunger, ball side up (pink arrow),
  3. into each of the twenty-five(25) pockets (red arrow points to one(1) of the pockets)

Press the plungers into the ‘Tool Holder - Bottom’

Instructions:

  1. using a 4mm socket (blue arrow),
  2. to press the socket down on each plunger (yellow arrow)  to fully fully seat it into the pocket
  3. turn the part upside-down so that the plungers face the table
  4. shake the tool holder a little bit
  5. ensure that all the plungers stay in their receptacle
  6. if any fall out: add a drop of superglue to them and press them back into their receptacle
  7. wait for the glue to dry and repeat the shaking test.
  8. Repeat as necessary

(Optional) Attach the METAL top to the ‘Tool Holder - Bottom’

Instructions:

  1. Place the metal top on the tool holder bottom with the cutouts up (pink arrow)
  2. Place eight(8) m3x10mm socket cap screws, one(1) into each of the top cover holes
  3. Tighten the screws

Attach the plastic ‘Tool Holder - Top’ to the ‘Tool Holder - Bottom’

Instructions:

  1. Place the plastic top on the tool holder bottom with the cutouts up (pink arrow)
  2. Place five(5) m3x10mm socket cap screws, one(1) into each of the top cover holes
  3. Tighten the screws

Check that each insert stays in its receptacle

Instructions:

  1. push an insert into the first receptacle(yellow arrow)
  2. Turn the tool holder so the insert is down
  3. shake gently to ensure that the insert stays in on its own
  4. Pull the insert out of the receptacle and push into the next one
  5. repeat for each receptacle
  6. Check the video below starting at 2min 30sec in.

Pro tip: If any of the inserts fall out you can make them fit more tightly in the receptacle by following these steps:

  1. Remove all the screws securing the top to the bottom
  2. remove the top
  3. place a piece of 180grit sandpaper on a table or other flat surface
  4. turn the bottom upside down, so that the suface the Top screws onto is now pressing against the sand paper
  5. rub the top mating surface on the sandpaper in circular motion,
  6. this will remove little bits of plastic that were keeping the top and bottom pieces apart
  7. blow the dust off
  8. secure the top back onto the bottom
  9. repeat the check to make sure the inserts stay in each receptacle

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