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  1. Z- Axis Assembly
    • Z- Axis Assembly

    • 4x M8x30 Cap Head Screw

    • 4x M8 Nylon Locking Hex Nut

    • 8x M8 Washer

  2. Make sure the top Z plate is at the top Once all four holes are aligned, install an M8 washer on to each M8x30 screw and insert them through the XZ plates, screwing them into the ball screw block
    • Make sure the top Z plate is at the top

    • Once all four holes are aligned, install an M8 washer on to each M8x30 screw and insert them through the XZ plates, screwing them into the ball screw block

    • The top fasteners must be inserted from the front

    • The bottom fasteners must be inserted from the back

  3. Insert an M8 Washer on to each screw Thread a Nylon Locking Hex Nut into each Screw and tighten everything Double check the orientation of the screws before proceeding:
    • Insert an M8 Washer on to each screw

    • Thread a Nylon Locking Hex Nut into each Screw and tighten everything

    • Double check the orientation of the screws before proceeding:

    • The top screws must be inserted from the front

    • The bottom screws must be inserted from the back

  4. 4x Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque
    • 4x Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque

    • 12x 40mm Aluminium Spacer

    • 4x 35mm Aluminium Spacer

    • 4x Coupler - Disk Type

    • 12x M5x55 Cap Head Screw

    • 4x M5x50 Cap Head Screw

    • 4x 3mm Aluminium Spacer

  5. Coupler - Disk Type Insert the coupler on to the end of the Y-Axis Lead Screw
    • Coupler - Disk Type

    • Insert the coupler on to the end of the Y-Axis Lead Screw

    • Tighten the Screw on the Coupler

  6. 4x M5x55 Cap Head Screw Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque 4x 40mm Aluminium Spacer
    • 4x M5x55 Cap Head Screw

    • Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque

    • 4x 40mm Aluminium Spacer

    • 4x 3mm Aluminium Spacer

    • Using a 2.5mm hex key, tighten the marked screw to secure the disc coupler to the NEMA23 shaft

    • Rotate the lead screw by hand until the marked screw is accessible. It's required that both Y-Axis lead screw are rotated simultaneously since they are atatched to the X-gantry.

  7. Tighten the Tensioning Nut until the lead screw is straight If you are building a bigger StrongHold ONE then sag on the Lead Screw should be more noticeable, requiring a bit more tension to keep it straight Don't overtighten the tensioning nut as it will lead to binding and malfunction of the axis
    • Tighten the Tensioning Nut until the lead screw is straight

    • If you are building a bigger StrongHold ONE then sag on the Lead Screw should be more noticeable, requiring a bit more tension to keep it straight

    • Don't overtighten the tensioning nut as it will lead to binding and malfunction of the axis

    • Tighten the screw on the tensioner nut once the lead screw is properly adjusted

  8. Push both Lock Collars against the plate Tighten the Lock Collar screw
    • Push both Lock Collars against the plate

    • Tighten the Lock Collar screw

    • Repeat for the Lock Collar on the other end of the Lead Screw

  9. Repeat Steps 5 through 8 to install the remaining Y-Axis Stepper Motor
    • Repeat Steps 5 through 8 to install the remaining Y-Axis Stepper Motor

  10. Coupler - Disk Type Insert the coupler on to the end of the X-Axis Lead Screw
    • Coupler - Disk Type

    • Insert the coupler on to the end of the X-Axis Lead Screw

    • Tighten the Screw on the Coupler

  11. 4x M5x55 Cap Head Screw Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque 4x 40mm Aluminium Spacer
    • 4x M5x55 Cap Head Screw

    • Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque

    • 4x 40mm Aluminium Spacer

    • Using a 2.5mm hex key, tighten the marked screw to secure the disc coupler to the NEMA23 shaft

    • Rotate the coupler by hand until the marked screw is accessible

  12. Tighten the Tensioning Nut until the lead screw is straight If you are building a bigger StrongHold ONE CNC then the sag on the Lead Screw should be more noticeable, requiring a bit more tension to keep it straight
    • Tighten the Tensioning Nut until the lead screw is straight

    • If you are building a bigger StrongHold ONE CNC then the sag on the Lead Screw should be more noticeable, requiring a bit more tension to keep it straight

    • Don't overtighten the tensioning nut as it will lead to binding and malfunction of the axis

  13. Tighten the screw on the tensioner nut once the lead screw is properly adjusted Push both Lock Collars against the plate
    • Tighten the screw on the tensioner nut once the lead screw is properly adjusted

    • Push both Lock Collars against the plate

    • Tighten the Lock Collar screw

    • Repeat for the Lock Collar on the other end of the Lead Screw

  14. Coupler - Disk Type Insert the coupler on to the end of the Z-Axis Lead Screw Tighten the Screw on the Coupler
    • Coupler - Disk Type

    • Insert the coupler on to the end of the Z-Axis Lead Screw

    • Tighten the Screw on the Coupler

  15. 4x M5x50 Cap Head Screw Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque 4x 35mm Aluminium Spacer
    • 4x M5x50 Cap Head Screw

    • Nema 23 Stepper Motor High Torque

    • 4x 35mm Aluminium Spacer

    • Using a 2.5mm hex key, tighten the marked screw to secure the disc coupler to the NEMA23 shaft

    • Rotate the coupler by hand until the marked screw is accessible

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Miguel Cruz

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