Jump to content

Ultimaker 2 - What are your favorite (printable) upgrades? List included.


Recommended Posts

Posted · Ultimaker 2 - What are your favorite (printable) upgrades? List included.

I know we have the pinned post for the feeder system improvements, which was one of the first things I printed when I got my UM2, but there are a lot of other great upgrades to the UM2 that I didn't find out about until I started having issues and doing a lot of searching. So I figured I'd post what I think are some of the better upgrades for the UM2 that everyone could/should have.

I'll try to link to the relevant threads if they exist (like the feeder thread).

There are even more great upgrades (not printable however) like the work being done on the http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/7689-custom-heater-block-to-fit-e3d-nozzle-on-ultimaker-2/, http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/7024-teflon-spacer-replacement, and http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/6987-flexible-shaft-the-best-of-both-worlds/.

Feeder: (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/4393-ultimaker2-feeder-system-improvements-and-ideas/) (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/8784-roberts-feeder-feedback/) (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/7916-best-improved-extruder-design/)

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/alternative-um2-feeder-version-two

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/yet-another-ultimaker-2-feeder

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/extruder-um2-version-2

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/um2feeder-v3-1-1

https://0x7d.com/2014/07/improved-ultimaker-2-material-extruder/

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/wire-retainer-clip

Filament Spool/Path:

Holders:

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/low-friction-um2-spoolholder

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/universal-stand-alone-filament-spool-holder-fully-3d-printable

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/self-retaining-low-friction-spool-holder-for-ultimaker-2

Guides:

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/um2-bearing-filament-guide

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/um2-filament-guide

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/spreading-ring-for-reverse-bend-filament-feed-for-ultimaker-2 - (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/5454-ultimaker2-reduce-filament-friction-in-the-bowden-tube/)

Filters:

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/dust-filter

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:153807

Fans: (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/8003-fan-base-improvement/) (http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/9706-lets-talk-about-12-screws/)

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/fan-base-um2

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/fanduct-another-idea

Enclosures/Doors (For printing ABS):

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/um2-minimalist-front-panel

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/door-for-ultimaker-2

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/closed-chamber-green-house-um2

Customization:

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/ultimaker2-rail-system-u2rs

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/ultimaker2-cable-chain

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/custom-engine-covers-um-2

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/um-original-um2-soft-feet

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/ultimaker-tool-kit

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/ultimaker-2-bed-leveling-screw-cap-v1-1

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:612929

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:471526

https://www.youmagine.com/designs/dovetailed-mounting-system

 

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...
Posted · Ultimaker 2 - What are your favorite (printable) upgrades? List included.

Hi CCW, ive designed a dovetail mounting system for various spools, loose filament and other items, details on YouMagine.

Don't like blowing my own trumpet but if others want to have a look and comment on its good or bad points

  • 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
    • Our picks

      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 3 replies
      • UltiMaker Cura 5.7 stable released
        Cura 5.7 is here and it brings a handy new workflow improvement when using Thingiverse and Cura together, as well as additional capabilities for Method series printers, and a powerful way of sharing print settings using new printer-agnostic project files! Read on to find out about all of these improvements and more. 
         
          • Like
        • 26 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...