Cyclone PCB Factory/build

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In this section i will be quick showing more or less how the mechanics should be assemble. This page was done by Tatubias. Please update with your images and better explanation text

Here you can see more or less all the basics parts that you need. You can see all printed parts. also nuts, screws, rods, stepper motors, drivers, etc


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First cut and drill the base. i did sent them to laser cut and laser drill to avid miss alignments. Then paint them with the color that you want. i did use MDF wood. Glue with silicon Rubbers to avoid nuts scratch the table surface.

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Put the bolts and nuts to the 2 laterals and tight them not to much we need them lose so later we can align all the machine.

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The add the support for the Y axis

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Put nuts and bolt to the y rods support. left them little lose so then you can align them with the machine structure.

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Note: here i recommend to install the end stop, the it will be more complicated to do this.


Get the plate where drilling will happen add the supports for the pcb add the nuts for all the parts. also in the back part add the support and the linear bearings. Do NOT tighten too much then we will need to align all the machine

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In the back part, now you will be installing the anti backslash system :P. install the nuts and bolts. dont tighten too much either.


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Now we will assembly the y axis. check the picture there you will see all the parts you need.

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This is how it looks fully assembly from below.

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Mount the plate into the machine. dont tight the rods to the structure.

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tight all the nuts and bolts from the y axis

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Now its time to align the plate. move the plate to one of the sides. then tight all the nuts and bolts.

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Then move the plate to the other side and tight all th nuts ab bolts, if you did not add the end stop add it now.

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By the moment we have assembly, the base, the basic structure and the y axis. now it time to Assembly X axis and Y axis

Install the linear bearing on the X carrage. and put the nuts and bots. dont tight too much

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Now we are putting all that is need for the x axis

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Install the rod into the structure. dont tight too much either.

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NOTE: dot not install the nut in the picture below, it is not needed!

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Here its how we are now.

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Now is time to mount the z. Get the threaten rod for the z ax add 2 nuts. and mount as its on the photograph.

NOTE: The bottom nut is not needed, do not install it!


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Now add the bearing, and the other nut (ignore the bottom one in the picture!)

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Add the smooth rods.

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Mount the bearing and the linear bearing.

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Mount the motor, and mount all into the smooth rods

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Now install the gears.

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Now add the gears for the x axis

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Add the covers for the gears.

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Now install the final endstop. and we are ready

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Here are some pictures of the final assembly

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