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5. Nextruder upgrade (Single-Tool)

5. Nextruder upgrade (Single-Tool)

5. Nextruder upgrade (Single-Tool)
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5. Nextruder upgrade (Single-Tool)
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Nextruder detaching
Nextruder detaching
Nextruder detaching
You don't need to upgrade the Single-Tool Nextruder if you have an Original Prusa XL from 1.6.2024. You can go to this Section.
Pull out the x-carriage-cover from the X-carriage.
Remove two lower M3x12bT screws from the X-carriage using a T10 Torx screwdriver.
Nextruder releasing
Nextruder releasing
Nextruder releasing
Nextruder releasing
Grasp the Nextruder with your hand to prevent it from falling.
Remove two upper M3x12bT screws using a T10 Torx screwdriver.
Pull out the Nextruder from the X-carriage.
Place the Nextruder on the box on the heatbed.
Nextruder cable bundle releasing
Nextruder cable bundle releasing
Nextruder cable bundle releasing
Nextruder cable bundle releasing
From the front side of the Nextruder, using a T10 screwdriver, loosen (a few turns are enough) two M3x8r screws and take off the cable support.
Locate the FESTO fitting, press the blue collet and unplug the PTFE tube from the second Nextruder. Leave the PTFE hanging freely.
Locate the Nextruder cable, press the secure pin and unplug the cable from the second Nextruder. Leave the cable hanging.
Place the Nextruder nearby.
Idler-swivel releasing
Idler-swivel releasing
Idler-swivel releasing
Idler-swivel releasing
Open the cover.
Release the two M3x30 screws and remove the idler-swivel from the Nextruder. Leave the screws in the heatsink.
Place the idler-swivel nearby, we'll disassemble it later.
PG case releasing: four screws
PG case releasing: four screws
PG case releasing: four screws
PG case releasing: four screws
If your Nextruder has four screw cover, proceed to the next line. If your Nextruder has three screw cover, please proceed to the next step.
Remove the M3x25 screw using the 2.5mm Allen key. Don't throw the screw away!
Remove the idler from the Nextruder and place it nearby.
PG case releasing: three screws
PG case releasing: three screws
PG case releasing: three screws
PG case releasing: three screws
Unscrew and remove two M3x25 screws. Do not throw them away! Loosen the last screw, do not remove it!
Loosen the last screw, do not remove it!
Open the cover by turning it slightly to the side.
Idler releasing
Idler releasing
Idler releasing
Using a 1.5mm Allen key, remove the grub screw. Do not throw it away!
Remove the idler from the Nextruder.
Good job, now we have the idler and idler-swivel. Let's upgrade them!
Idler disassembly
Idler disassembly
Idler disassembly
Release and remove the M3x5 screw from the idler using a 2.5mm Allen key. Do not throw it away!
Remove the tubular spacer from the idler. Do not throw it away!
Remove the bearing from the idler, it's not connected with the pin. Do not throw them away!
Remove the pins from the idler. Do not throw them away!
Throw the old Idler-levers to the bin.
Nextruder idler: parts preparation
Nextruder idler: parts preparation
Nextruder idler: parts preparation
For the next steps, please prepare: 
Idler-lever-a (1x)
Idler-lever-b (1x)
Bearing 693 2RS (2x) you removed in the previous steps
Pin 2.9x8.5 (2x) you removed in the previous steps
M3x6 screw (1x) you removed in the previous steps
Tubular spacer 13.2x3.8x0.35 (1x) you removed in the previous steps
エクストルーダーアイドラーの組み立て
エクストルーダーアイドラーの組み立て
エクストルーダーアイドラーの組み立て
エクストルーダーアイドラーの組み立て
The next assembly steps for the idler and idler swivel are copy and paste. Continue with these steps, the assembly is the same - just with the PCCF parts.
Insert the pins 2.9x8.5 into each hole in the Idler-lever-a as seen in the picture.
Attach both bearings onto the pins into the Idler-lever-a.
Close it up with the Idler-lever-b part and secure it with the M3x6 screw. Do not overtighten the screw. Both bearings must be able to rotate without significant resistance.
同じ側からチューブラー・スペーサーをアッセンブリーに押し込みます。チューブラー・スペーサーの "底部 "は、アイドラー・アッセンブリーの底部と面一でなければなりません。
Good job, now the idler-swivel.
Idler-swivel disassembly
Idler-swivel disassembly
Idler-swivel disassembly
Release and remove the M3nN nut. Do not throw it away!
Remove the M3x20rT screw. Do not throw it away!
Remove the idler-nut. Throw it into the bin!
Idler-swivel disassembly
Idler-swivel disassembly
Idler-swivel disassembly
Release and remove the M3nN nut. Do not throw it away!
Remove the idler-swivel from the screw. Throw it into the bin!
Remove the M3x20rT and spacer from the second idler-swivel. Do not throw them away!
Throw the second idler-swivel into the bin.
Idler-swivel: parts preparation
Idler-swivel: parts preparation
Idler-swivel: parts preparation
For the following steps, please prepare:
Idler-swivel (2x)
Idler-nut (1x)
M3x20rT screw (2x) you removed in the previous steps
M3nN nut (2x) you removed in the previous steps
Spacer 6x3.1x8 (1x) you removed in the previous steps
Assembling the Idler-swivel
Assembling the Idler-swivel
Assembling the Idler-swivel
M3x20rTネジをIdler-swivelの片方に通してください。
スペーサーをネジにスライドさせます。
反対側から2つ目のIdler-swivelをネジの上に置きます。
反対側から、M3nNナットをネジに取り付けます。ユニバーサルレンチを使ってナットを持ち、ネジを締めます。軽く締めるだけで大丈夫です。スペーサーは自由に回転する必要があります。
Assembling the Idler-nut
Assembling the Idler-nut
Assembling the Idler-nut
Assembling the Idler-nut
Insert the idler-nut into the idler-swivel assembly. Make sure that both parts are oriented correctly according to the picture.
M3x20rT ネジを、最初のネジと同じように同じ側から挿入して、両方のパーツを固定します。
M3nN ナットで締結します。ナットを締めすぎないようにしてください。Idler-swivelがIdler-nutの上で動くようにしなければなりません。
Idler attaching: four screws
Idler attaching: four screws
Idler attaching: four screws
Idler attaching: four screws
If your Nextruder has four screw cover, proceed to the next line. If your Nextruder has three screw cover, please proceed to the next step.
Insert the assembled idler to its place.
Secure the idler with the M3x25 screw using a 2.5mm Allen key. Do not overtighten the screw! The screw protrudes from the PG-ring after tightening. 
Idler attaching: three screws
Idler attaching: three screws
Idler attaching: three screws
Idler attaching: three screws
Insert the assembled idler to its place.
Secure the idler with the M3 grub screw using a 1.5mm Allen key. Do not overtighten the screw! The screw protrudes from the PG-ring after tightening. 
Turn the PG-cover back.
Insert two M3x25 and secure all three screws using a 2.5mm Allen key.
Idler-swivel attaching
Idler-swivel attaching
Idler-swivel attaching
Idler-swivel attaching
Fit the assembled idler-swivel with two M3x30 screws.
Tighten both M3x30 screws. Stop tightening as soon as the screw tips reach the front face of the idler nut.
Close the extruder idler to the extruder.
Close the idler-swivel and lock it over the extruder idler assembly.
Fan shroud removing
Fan shroud removing
The next steps apply only, if your Nextruder has a PETG fan-shroud. If not, please proceed to the Nextruder connecting
Remove two M3x13rT screws using a T10 Torx screwdriver. Don't throw the screws away!
Remove the PETG fan-shroud. Throw it into the bin (trash can).
Fan shroud securing
Fan shroud securing
Fan shroud securing
Attach the new PCCF fan-shroud onto the Nextruder.
Insert and secure two M3x14rT screws using a T10 Torx screwdriver.
Good job, the Nextruder is upgraded. We can attach it to the printer.
Nextruder connecting
Nextruder connecting
Nextruder connecting
Nextruder connecting
Check that the cable bundle is not twisted!
Attach the cable connector into the top of the Nextruder.
Insert the semi-transparent PTFE tube into the fitting on the Nextruder. Push it all the way in.
Hook up the keyhole openings in the flexible plate of the cable bundle onto the screw heads and push it up to correct the position and tighten the marked two screws.
Nextruder releasing
Nextruder releasing
Nextruder releasing
Attach the Nextruder to the X-carriage.
Hold the Nextruder by hand until the screws are tightened.
Insert and secure two upper M3x12bT screws using a T10 Torx screwdriver.
Nextruder detaching
Nextruder detaching
Nextruder detaching
Insert and secure two M3x12bT screws using a T10 Torx screwdriver.
Snap the x-carriage-cover back onto the X-carriage. You must feel a slight "click" to ensure the cover fits on the part.
Good job
Good job
Well done. The Nextruder is finished, proceed to the next chapter.
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