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Athena hexagon Assembly
Materials and Tools
- These instructions assume the Hexagon hot end has been partially assembled, i.e. the heat sink, aluminum heater block and nozzle have been assembled and tightened, and the cartridge heater set screw is in place. It is recommended that these components be tightened while HOT (>200 degrees C) to insure that they stay tight upon heating.
- A 30W cartridge heater is generally used, but they come in different voltages. Insure that the voltage of the cartridge heater matches your printer power supply. A 24V power supply is now recommended.
- Set the hot end aside to let the muffler cement set for more than an hour.
|Tandem assembly Athena Navigation|
|Green indicate workshop tasks|
|Athena Printed Parts Glossary|
|Assembling hot end|
|Soldering and tinning|
|Drilling Pilot Holes (Optional)|
|Person 1||Person 2|
|Connecting Rods||Epoxying Magnets|
|Motor End Assembly||Idler End Assembly|
|Extruder Drive and Spool Holder||End Effector|
|Firmware and Calibration|