Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Why to use the nut on the extruder barrel

Just to remind me to writew a small section explaining why a nut is essential.

For those curious for now until a few hours later today till i write it, this is wehat that 4p nut on the brass barrel stops...

jUST FOUND MY MEMORY STICK AFTER ABOUT A MONTH, - i left it at work, and found my original 'plastic forcing its way out of the ptfe/heater barrel - hence the need for the nut!

you can just see the white of the melted abs poking out of the central hole of the main washer - the second 'bent' washer was to stop the barrel from being forced out.


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