Finding CHEAP replacement Glass for HE3D K280 or any Large Delta

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THIS IS THE CHEAPEST and probably BEST solution to replace a print surface on a large Delta printer.

This is a pretty simple fix!

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To do this, you will need:

1 EA 2 PACK 12 in round glass – about 305MM or right at 12 inches.

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3 EA 40MM Buttonhead M3 Cap screws – Here’s a kit 

Some Masking Tape 

and a razor blade

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Background:

My friend’s printer arrived with broken glass.  HE3D told him to pound sand.  I wedged a square mirror in for a few months and got by until it broke.

I found 12 inch round glass on Amazon and took a chance.  Used the Scratch Method and BOOM!  I was in business for 12 bucks and still had a spare on hand!

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Step 1: Prep the bed

Get your screw kit out.. you need to lower the profile of the existing bolts just a bit..

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Replace the silver with the black..

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Add 2 layers of masking tape to the bed.

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Cut the holes out to let the new bolt heads through.

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Step 2: Prep the Glass!

Scrape the rubber nubs off with a razor.

Scratch it up real good with sand paper, install and level.

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Step 3: Finish Prep.

Calibrate your printer..

Step 4: Lube it up!

Heat it up and lube with some Elmer’s Glue Stick https://amzn.to/2ndUig6

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And get printing!

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Enjoy!

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