Swapper3D Instructions

Replace the x-end idler​

loosen the X belt

Instructions:

  1. As per the picture, Loosen screws 1 and 2 but not all the way
  2. Completely unscrew 3 and 4
  3. belt should now be very loose

remove the X belt idler bearing

Instructions:

  1.  Remove the screw
  2. pull out the belt and bearing

unscrew the right z stepper motor

Instructions:

  1. As per the picture, unscrew all 4 screws marked with arrows

unscrew the z top bracket

Instructions:

  1. Unscrew the 2 screws holding the Z top bracket on

unscrew the z nut

Instructions:

  1. As per the picture, unscrew all the screws holding the round black plastic Z nut
  2. Unscrew the black Z nut up and off the lead screw / metal threaded rod.

remove the smooth shaft

Instructions:

  1. Pull the smooth shaft up and out of the Z bearing, completely remove it from the printer and set it aside.

pull x-end idler off the X smooth shafts

Instructions:

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Remove the bearings from old X end idler

Instructions:

  1. Remove the linear bearings
  2. remove the nut

add nuts to new x-end idler

Instructions:

  1. use the ‘too long screw’ technique to pull the nut into the bore
  2. use the same technique for the idler bearing nylock nut
  3. use needle nose pliers to insert the second nut into its slot

add the bearing to new x-end idler

Instructions:

  1. press the bearing in as far as you can by hand
  2. then turn it over and press down onto a hard surface like a table to seat it the rest of the way
  3. gently tapping can help

Press the new x end idler onto the X shafts

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Replace the X belt

Instructions:

  1. put the X belt idler bearing back in
  2. tighten the X stepper motor and belt

replace the right z stepper motor

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replace the z lead screw linear nut

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replace the Z smooth shaft

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Replace the Z rod cap

Instructions:

screw the new z rod cap in place

Tighten the Z linear nut

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Tighten the X belt

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