Chris Myers

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Chris Myers

General Information

This is designed to hold the cable coming off of the Dewalt 611 used on the X Carve. The cable is to thick to go in the roller chain, so it basically hangs off the back of the gantry.

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Material Description Price
Flat Washer

Flat Washer

Finish: Zinc Plated, O.D.: 10mm, I.D.: 5.3mm, Thickness: 0.9mm - 1.1mm, Quantity: 10, Type: Washer, Washer Type: Flat

$2.99

Hex Nuts

Hex Nuts

Width: 8mm, Height: 4mm, Pitch: 0.8mm, Finish: Zinc Plated, Quantity: 10, Type: Nut, Thread Width: M5, Nut Type: Hex

$2.00

Socket Head Cap Screw

Socket Head Cap Screw

Finish: Black, Length: 25mm, Pitch: 0.8mm, Quantity: 10, Type: Screw, Thread Size: M5, Screw Type: Socket Head

$3.99

$8.98
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Step 1

1 minute

Replace the rear two 5mm x 20 socket cap bolts used to hold the Z axis motor in place with two 5mm x 25 socket cap bolts.

2

Step 2

1 minute

Press cable holder over the two bolts and nuts, pushing firmly against the rear of the Z axis plate. Secure with 2 – 5mm nuts and washers.

3

Step 3

1 minute

Route cable through slot in holder and secure with zip ties.