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How to Replace the Heatbed

[ Manual E2 – How to Replace the Heatbed – V1.0 ]


Tools:

① 2.5 mm hex wrench

② Flat head screwdriver

③ 2 mm hex wrench

④ 1.5 mm hex wrench



1. Remove the 5 bed leveling screws with a 2.5 mm hex wrench.


2. Flip the heatbed assembly by lifting the back side of the printing bed base over the front side.


3. Loosen the eight retaining screws on the power socket with a small flat head screwdriver so the eight cables can be removed.

Note: Please label the two different colored wires to ensure they are properly installed later. The black wires are on the outside.

The wires from the cable chain may be difficult to remove from the terminal block while the grounding wire is still installed.


4. Remove the ground wire retaining screw with a 1.5 mm hex wrench. Then remove the 2 screws for the cable chain with a 2 mm hex wrench. 


5. Remove the retaining screws on the two cable clamps, marked in red, with a 2 mm hex wrench. Then remove the one screw that retains the power socket with a 2.5 mm hex wrench.


6. After removing the 12 screws that hold the plastic plate to the bed with a 2 mm hex wrench, remove the plate and properly placed.


7. Peel off the insulation pad and properly placed.


8. Remove the screw on the silicon heated bed with the 1.5 mm hex wrench.


9. Replace the old silicon heated bed with a new one. Put it on the printing bed base and put the thermocouple cables through the center hole.


10. Cover the silicon heated bed with the insulation pad. Then put the thermocouple cables through the center hole, and put on the plastic plate.


11. Slide the thermocouple cables into the cable clamps and retain them to the bed as shown below.


12. Install the screws on the cable chain.


13. Reinstall the eight retaining screws on the power socket with a drill.

Note: Please make sure the wires completely reach the screws that retain them and won’t fall out. The drill should be on a low setting.

Install the retaining screw of the ground wire with a 1.5 mm hex wrench.


14. Place the printing bed base back on the printer, ensuring the screws line up with the center of the springs, and reinstall them.

Note: It may be necessary to compress the spring by pushing down on the bed to install the screws.


15. After finishing the replacement, please use the auto bed-leveling feature in the ‘Utilities/Leveling’ page on the RaiseTouch to make sure the heated bed is completely level.


[ Manual E2 – How to Replace the Heatbed – V1.0 ]


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