Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Extrusion Upgrade — reattaching the threaded standoffs to the PCB?


dwardio
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Extrusion Upgrade — reattaching the threaded standoffs to the PCB?

Installing the Extrusion Upgrade on my UM2 this morning. Everything went well until I removed the four screws holding the PCB in place. I supported in in place until the four screws were removed, but when I gently pulled it away, the four black plastic spacer fell away (expected) as did the four threaded metal standoffs that were attached to the PCB itself (definitely not expected). Continued the installation, but now I am stuck since the threaded standoff are no longer attached to the PCB.

 

With soldering being the last resort, any ideas how to safely reattach the threaded standoffs to the PCB? Epoxy, J-B Weld, ???

 

Guess I could replace the screws with longer ones and fasten them (through the now-empty standoff holes) from the back with nylon nuts.

 

Any ideas, suggestions?

 

Thanks!

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extrusion Upgrade — reattaching the threaded standoffs to the PCB?

    Ended up going with J-B Weld (Steel Epoxy), making sure not to short any traces. Rock solid connection and was able to finish my extruder upgrade w/o further issues.

    Problem solved.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 8 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...