Worm Gear Upgrade

High End Worm Gear There is an alternative worm gear set that works well on the V-King. It’s more expensive than the stock worm gear set, however you can expect a higher quality product, resulting in more consistent layers The worm gear set can be found on Misumi. You need Read more…

Printed Part Materials

 I recommend using PETG or optimally CPE from Filamentum for all parts PLA will work on all parts for a long time but it is brittle and tend to crack sooner or later. PLA also has low TG and will soften at 50C+ so hot sone parts might degrade That Read more…

V-King Build Volume

Build Volume I advice not going over 400*400 with stock frame and belt sizes – You can configure your own here: V-King BuildVolume Calculator Stock Frame Stock build volume with all 500mm extrusions and 2020 corner cubes is approximately 340*380*330 The X travel depends on how you organize the belts Read more…

Aluminum Plate

I recommend aluminum build-plate at 6 mm thickness or more Here is a link to the recommended buildplate in the BOM Size for the bed is with stock frame setup I recommend 350*400 but you can fit a 400*400 witch is what I personally did run for the prototype Build Read more…

T-Nuts

In this design I have used 3 types of T-Nuts M5 T-Nut Square – 75 Pcs: Link M5 T-Nut OpenBuilds – 25 Pcs: Link M5 T-Nut HammerNut – 100 Pcs: Link M4 T-Nut Hammer Nut for miscellaneous addons – 100 Pcs: Link The reason for this is that I wanted Read more…

Corner Cubes

The 3 way corner cubes is good to have but not necessary If you use the corner cubes you should use them together with countersink M5x8 screws or they will not be centered to the V-Slots Always use the 2028 aluminum corner brackets with or without the corner cubes

V-Wheels

You can use any of the wheel-kits that fit the V-Slot linear extrusions Stock Wheels: Solid V-Wheel List of other available v-wheels: Delrin V-Wheels Xtreme Solid V-Wheels One wheel is not making any difference than the other in print result. The Xtreme wheels are supposed to be more durable than Read more…

Worm Gear Info

V-King Belted Z drive – Worm Gear On the V-King we have a belted Z drive and use a gear to stop the bed from diving when motors are withour power as there are no resistance in such case Ratio The gear ratio we use is 20:1 and will together Read more…