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Posted (edited) · E3D Titan mount for Ultimaker 2

(Pour les français, c'est ici : https://ultimaker.com/en/community/21313-support-e3d-titan-pour-ultimaker-2 )

Hey there !

According to latest comments on Thingiverse, a bunch of people might be interested about mounting the E3D Titan extruder on their Ultimaker 2 printer.

So here it is, I am sharing my design with you people !

Please leave your suggestions, comments and feedback if you print it :)

As you can see, I used a fat nema 17 motor, thus I cannot print very fast or i could damage the carriage. I think it should be okay with a pancake sized one.

Download the part from Thingiverse : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1559566

Video [print, assembly and test] :

Pictures ... later :x

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Posted · E3D Titan mount for Ultimaker 2

Hi lrodriguez

 

What firmware did you use/modify? Tinkergnome? Did you use DEFAULT_AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT =  456 for the extruder?

 

I am still on the stock firmware and did not change the settings.

For flexible such as Filaflex, ninjaflex and semiflex I increased the extrusion multiplier to 1.45 in Simplify3D. Works well !

Never tried Tinkergnome firmware yet.

 

Just yesterday I saw the Titan used on a GO in the factory location for the drive and it printed flexible just fine. Did you try that first?

Also: http://wiki.e3d-online.com/wiki/E3D-v6_on_Ultimaker_2

 

Did not try this as I don't like the idea of bowden systems.

It is still a good idea for non flexible material though. I should give it a go for the flexible ones, I'll tell you what I think about it :)

Direct drive have their pros and cons :

- bowdens allows high speed and lightweights printhead

- direct drive allows better filament control, but are heavy

The best of both worlds would be the Flex3Drive (http://mutley3d.com/Flex3Drive-1/) combined with the E3D-Titan and some firmware tinkering.

I am keeping this solution for my custom designs, and will reveal it by the end of the year.

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