Printer Lid Height

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TheBLOK
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Printer Lid Height

Postby TheBLOK » Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:34 pm

Is there any mods or plans to raise the lid? I've been having trouble with my filament feeding into the extruder. It would help tremendously if the lid were a few inches taller so it didn't kink when it gets warm in there.

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Re: Printer Lid Height

Postby Michael.P@Raise3D » Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:25 pm

There is currently no plan on changing the top lid of the N-Series printers. There are a number of non-invasive printable mods out there for the top lid adjustment you might be able to use.
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Re: Printer Lid Height

Postby Jetguy » Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:16 pm

DIY solution, print 4 of these and have your local hardware store cut strips of acrylic to length to make a "lid extension" I've confirmed they fit well in the corners of the N2 and N2 Plus and will work. They have a lip that secures the upper lid. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:980261
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Re: Printer Lid Height

Postby Casale8 » Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:30 pm

I modeled a lift for the cover, it was causing a specific issue with Proto-Pasta's CCPLA, and this resolved it 100%:

The file is the whole set-up in parasolid and step. One will have to make separate files for the individual prints. I
3d printer cover stand.rar
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