z axis backlash
June 07, 2013 02:30AM
hi, i am building a new design reprap inspired by the others. for the z axis, i want to use m8 screw 2 nuts and a spring for the backlash like many reprap desgigns.
But, how is the is the first nut hold in place in the hexagonal block?
Re: z axis backlash
June 10, 2013 06:46AM
First nut? Do you mean the lower one? If so, the nut is held captive by the weight of the X axis. If you mean the upper nut, the nut "floats", under spring pressure, in the hex "tube".
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