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Posted · Print head assembly rods worn

Hi There


We have been having a few issues with our UM3 which has meant we've been needing to unscrew the print head a lot. so the 4 long screws that pull the whole print head together with the hex tops are failing. The hex tops are just no longer biting the hex bits we have.


Can someone help me out with where we get these as I tried UM, our reseller and am drawing a blank.


Any help appreciated



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Posted · Print head assembly rods worn

Did you try contacting fbrc8.com?   They are U.S. based part supplier.  If they dont have it or can't get it, no one can.  They ship super fast.


Last ditch effort would be to try McMaster-Carr, Fastenal, or Grainger.  Can determine the thread size with a thread checker or calipers, and then measure the shoulder length, thread length, etc to get the exact screw you need.

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