X-Carve Instructions / 750mm / Gantry - Z-Axis / Lead Screw

Lead Screw

Core Components Kit
SKU Name Quantity
30396-02 ACME Lead Screw 1
25280-03 Delrin Nut ACME 3/8-12 1
25287-11 Flat Washer M8 1
26054-04 Aluminum GT2 Pulley 20T 8mm 1
30265-05 Nylon Insert Lock Nut M6 1

Install Lead Screw

Insert the ACME lead screw with its delrin nut into the hole of the bearing.

Place an M8 washer onto the head of the leadscrew.

Prepare the 20 tooth pulley by making sure that the small set screws that hold the pulley to the head of the leadscrew are inserted in the two holes and are loose. Slide the pulley on top of the leadscrew and tighten the set screws to secure.

Thread the M6 nylock nut onto the top of the leadscrew and tighten with a 10mm wrench. You can hold the leadscrew by its pulley or by applying a clamping force to the leadscrew itself. Make sure you don’t mar the threads.

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