Filament Routing: Y-splitter

An injection molded plastic part used for routing multiple filament to the gantry assembly.

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Sealing foams are sandwiched in between the plastic part to ensure the filaments going through are not exposed to moisture.

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The part will be made in delrin plastic to minimize routing friction.

Y-splitter prototype SLA printed in clear resin.

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A molded piece that controls the bend radius of the PTFE tubes as they enter the gantry assembly.

Filament Routing: PTFE Funnel

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A clip feature at the bottom of the funnel secure the PTFE in place.

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Filament Routing: Swivel clips

A molded piece that controls the bend radius of the PTFE tubes as they extruder assembly.

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PTFE control during printing

These parts swivels around as the gantry travel to different locations during a print.

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Filament routing setup.