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new bed clamps

Post by psd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:05 pm

Hello, one of my 4 corner bed clamps broke on my M2 rev E
where can I find the sol to download please?
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Re: new bed clamps

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Re: new bed clamps

Post by psd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:00 pm

thanks Jules,
those don't look like mine, as mine do not have the front downward tab.
Is this an improvement?
If so, I will print 4 to swap out.
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Re: new bed clamps

Post by Jules » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:22 pm

I'm not sure, but those were the only ones I could find. ;)

I took mine off. Totally unnecessary for the glass since it gets snuggled in by the rubber corners. (You might have to reset the Starting Height though if you do.)

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Re: new bed clamps

Post by psd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:23 pm

Jules wrote:I'm not sure, but those were the only ones I could find. ;)

I took mine off. Totally unnecessary for the glass since it gets snuggled in by the rubber corners. (You might have to reset the Starting Height though if you do.)
if unnecessary, then maybe I will just remove mine too!
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Re: new bed clamps

Post by rpollack » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:08 pm

We do not advise removing the clamps.

The clamp design continues to be tweaked. We also include a few extra with the printer.

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Re: new bed clamps

Post by psd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:11 pm

rpollack wrote:We do not advise removing the clamps.

The clamp design continues to be tweaked. We also include a few extra with the printer.

Rick
Thank you Rick,
then should I use the clamps in the link at the beginning of this feed?
thanks!
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Re: new bed clamps

Post by rpollack » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:14 pm

Yes, that is up to date. Printed in ABS.

https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2 ... IYfrJSFJTw

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Re: new bed clamps

Post by sthone » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:01 pm

Definitely run the clamps.... If you don't and your heat plate is warped at all you will not maintain a proper level, the clamps hold everything flat against the actual leveling screws.

Those new ones with the downward tab work much better than the old style anyway. It's much easier to lock them back in place because the curved tab rides over the edge of the glass better.
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