Y-plate assembly

Items you need for this step:

1y plate left
1y plate right
14M5 nylon insert lock nut
2Y inner side plate
14V wheel assembly from previous step
14M5 low profile 65mm screw
 12 eccentric spacer 6mm
6 3mm aluminium spacer
8 6mm aluminium spacer
24 9mm aluminium spacer
28 precision shim


Now; watch the orientation of the Y axis plate: contrary to the assembly instructions of leadscrew-based workbee, the indent / countersunk should point to the outside (thus away from the side where you will put the wheels):


Then, use 65mm screws, spacers, precision shims, v wheels assembly, to attach the wheels and to attach the inner plates:

Please not the difference between the bottom row with wheels, and the top row. Also note that this is a difference compared to the leadscrew build instructions.

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In pictures:

Place the 65mm screws:

On the bottom screws, place an eccentric spacer + a 3mm spacer.

On the top row, a 9mm spacer.

Detail bottom row:

Detail top row:


Then, place on all 7 screws a 1mm precision shim


Then add wheels:

Add 9mm spacers:

Add wheels

On the top row, add a 1mm precision shim and a 6m spacers for the top row, or for the bottom row, a 1mm precision shim and eccentric spacer:


Put the plate on:


And close with M5 nylon insert lock nuts


Do it also in mirror for the other plate!


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