Category:Modifications

From RigidWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Attention!

This page is ONLY for mainstream or BETA upgrades. If you have an upgrade proposal please add it to

Upgrade Proposals.

Associated firmware modifications are in Changes for Firmware Upgrades


Safety

Title Description Picture Tag
Emergency Button Instantly turns everything off.
Smoke Detector Alerts you if there is a fire

Full List Of Available Parts from Reliabuild3d.com

A full list of every available part for replacements Use coupon 4e3d20 for 20% Off

Main board, wiring etc.

Title Description Picture Tag
RB1 Full Upgrade Kit with everything including new board and PS, cables, plates, extruder upgrades, etc. http://reliabuild3d.com/product/rigidbot-1-electronics-upgrade-kit/ Use coupon 4e3d20 for 20% Off
RBB Full Upgrade Kit with everything including new board and PS, cables, plates, extruder upgrades, etc. http://reliabuild3d.com/product/reliabuild-full-electronics-upgrade-kit-rbb/ Use coupon 4e3d20 for 20% Off
Basic Upgrade Kit including new board and PS, cables, etc.(RB1 and RBB) http://reliabuild3d.com/product/basic-reliabuild-electronics-upgrade-kit/]] Use coupon 4e3d20 for 20% Off
Control board alternatives Replace original board with alternative. RRD-RUMBA.JPG
Main PCB Support No board flexing when attaching cables. Mb support.jpg
Stock Wiring Prep for Aftermarket Controller Board Modify Stock wiring for use with aftermarket board without a need for adapters. Wiring1-7.jpg
BYEBYE Board Allow 3rd party control board connection to proprietary RigidBot cables. BYEBYE board populated.JPG
Shorten Wires Wires will not hang loose.
LCD Smart Controller Autonomous print controller with LCD and SD Card reader. RB RRLCD.JPG
Replace Ribbon Cables More fault tolerant cables.
Replacing the Power Supply Needed for custom control boards or faulted original PSU. ReplacePSU3.JPG
Quieting the Power Supply Fan Less noise from PSU fan. DBPowerSupplyModInside.jpg
Replacing RB board with MKS 1.3 and ByeBye board Replacing RB board MKSv13Case.jpg
Z-Axis Stepper Motor - Series Connected Splitter Board Split a single z-axis driver to power two z-axis stepper motors in series. Series Connected Stepper Motor PCB.JPG

Axis related upgrades

Title Description Picture Tag
Pulley Upgrade - 36 to 16 teeth Increase resolution on X and Y axis PulleyUpgrade3.jpg
Threaded Z rod Quality improvement on Z axis Threaded rod.jpeg
Z endstop adjustment screw Tune Z endstop position without leveling HB IMG 4639.JPG
Idler Upgrade Decrease friction and increase speed on X and Y axis IdlerUpgAssembled.jpg
Adjustable Idler Upgrade Smooth running idler with adjustable belt tension Rigidbot Adjustable Timing Belt Idler.JPG
Linear Bearing Mount Stainless Linear Bearing Mount Stainless Linear Bearing Holder.jpg
Stepper Motor Bracket Stainless Stepper Motor Bracket Stainless Stepper Motor Mount.JPG
Change 22mm Idler bearing to 10mm Change 22mm Idler bearing to 10mm Change 22mm Idler bearing to 10mm.JPG

Hardware

Title Description Picture Tag
Cable Routing Clips Wires will not break loose WalterHsiao cable clips.jpg
Vibration reduction feet Reduces vibration thus improving prints Sorb bumps.jpg
LCD Angle Mount Angles the LCD panel upward for better viewing LCD angle mount.jpg

HotBed

Title Description Picture Tag
Glass Bed Plate Smoother surface then aluminium. No spikes or drops in temperature. Glass bed.jpg
Flat leveling screws Lower risk of nozzle damage. Easier to apply printing surface. Flat headm3.jpg
Silicon pad insulation for Glas Bed Plate More efficient Hot Bed heating Hbp invert silicone3.jpg
Heated Bed - Replacing the connector Make your heated bed safer HeadBedBad.png
Preparing Heated Bed for PLA using PVA glue Adhension for PLA Finished.JPG

Extruder

Title Description Picture Tag
Direct Extruders Standard one. Extruder lemio.png
Bowden Extruders
  • Faster printing due to less weight on Y axis.
  • Harder to print elastic filaments.
Bowden diagram.gif
Extruder Cable Management Extruder cables will not hang loose. X400CableChain.jpg
Cooling Fan Mount Cool air keeps prints from warping. CoolingFan.jpg
Extruder Cable Strain Relief Extruder cables will not hang loose. Ex cable strain relief.jpg
Extruder's PCB 90 degrees rotation adapter Ribbon cable will flex across and not along its edges. ExtruderPCBAdapterInstalled.jpg
Quieting the Extruder Fan Less noise from fan.
Dual V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount Kit A third party Dual Extruder Mount designed around the pedigree E3D-V6 all metal hot ends, Mk8 drive gear and incorporating on-board Inductive Proximity Sensor circuitry. Dual V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount - Front View.JPG
Dual V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount Kit V2 The second iteration of the Dual Extruder Mount designed around the pedigree E3D-V6 all metal hot ends, Mk8 drive gear and incorporating on-board Inductive Proximity Sensor circuitry. Dual V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount V2 Perspective.JPG
Single V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount Kit A third party Single Extruder Mount designed around the pedigree E3D-V6 all metal hot ends, Mk8 drive gear and incorporating on-board Inductive Proximity Sensor circuitry. Single V6 Mk8 Alloy Mount 2.JPG
Diamond Hotend Mount RB Mount and Plate for the Diamond Hotend, a 3x feed single nozzle extruder. RB Diamond Assembled.png
Proximity Sensor Information and setup/troubleshooting for both the Inductive and Capacitive Proximity Sensor Switch Capacitive Proximity Sensor Switch.jpg
Hotend Comparison Comparison of all of the available (hopefully) extruder upgrades in a easy to read list

Spool and filament

Title Description Picture Tag
Filament Guide Better printing of soft filaments FilamentGuide.jpg
Spool Holders Change spools by just lifting the bar Open spool holder.jpg
Spool insert Center hole rolls and prevents them from popping into the hollow spool center. Spool insert.jpg

Tools

Title Description Picture Tag
Handy accessories. Handy accessories. Allen holder.jpg
RigidBot Tramming Jig Quick tool to level the bed Tramming jig.jpg


Examples

Title Description Picture Tag
Walter's Printer Pictures and a list of modifications done to Walter's RigidBot WaltersRigidBot.jpg