Craftbot Flow Upgrade Bundle Installation Instructions

Craftbot Flow Upgrade Bundle Installation Instructions


Craftbot Flow Upgrade Bundle Installation Instructions

What You Need

-Craftbot Flow Upgrade Bundle
      - Copperhead™ Hotend - CB-Flow (x1)
      - Industrial Heater - 50W / 24V (x1)
      - Vanadium Nozzle™ - 0.4 mm (x1)
      - Nozzle Torque Wrench™: 1.5 Nm (x1)
      - Boron Nitride Paste (x1)
- Stock Pt100 Temperature Sensor (x1)
- 2 mm hex key
- 2.5 mm hex key


Before Starting

1. Lower the build plate to allow enough room to pull the hotend out.
2. Unload any filament.
3. Allow the hotend to cool to room temperature before proceeding.
4. Turn off the printer.

Removal

Step 1: Remove the 4 screws on the extruder fan using a 2 mm hex key. 
  
Be careful with the electrical contacts when removing/attaching the extruder fan housing.

Step 2: Remove the hotend set screw using a 2.5 mm hex key and pull out the hotend.
  

Step 3: Disconnect the connectors for the fan, heater, and temperature sensor.


Step 4: Remove the 2 heat break set screws using a 2.5 mm hex key.


Step 5: Remove the heat break and hot block assembly from the stock heat sink.


Step 6: Remove the stock temperature sensor from the hot block and set it aside to be used in the next step.

Installation

Step 1: Follow steps 2 through 7 of the Copperhead Installation Instructions to assemble the CB-Flow Copperhead Hotend.  For step 5, follow the instructions for a cartridge temperature sensor. 

Step 2: Install the Copperhead Hotend into the stock heat sink.
Tighten both heat break set screws using a 2.5 mm hex key.
Heat break placement may need to be adjusted to prevent interference between the hot block and the part-cooling fan duct.


Step 3: Plugin the 3 connectors. Ensure there is strain relief and cable management. 


Step 4:  Install the hotend into the printer. Tighten the hotend set screw using a 2.5 mm hex key. 
   


Step 5: Replace the extruder fan. Tighten the 4 screws using a 2 mm hex key. 
  
Be careful with the electrical contacts when removing/attaching the extruder fan housing.

Step 6: Complete the offset calibration steps suggested by Craftbot. 

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