Anycubic Maintenance Tutorial: How to Replace Lead Screw Motor for Photon Mono X 6Ks

How to replace the screw motor of Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks? The z-axis is a crucial part of a resin 3D printer. It is responsible for the vertical movement of the printing platform and is controlled by a screw motor. When the screw motor encounters problems, it needs to be checked and replaced in time to avoid causing problems in 3D printing, such as layer misalignment. In this tutorial, we will provide a step-by-step tutorial and video guide for replacing the screw motor of Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks.

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Overview of Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks

Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks is a reliable entry-level resin 3D printer that is very friendly to beginners. This 3D printer is equipped with a 9.1-inch 6K LCD screen, suitable for printing small batches of miniatures, small to medium-sized designs, and is able to provide users with a convenient and reliable high-resolution printing experience. It has a print size of 195.84X122.4X200mm and a print capacity of 4.76 liters, giving users enough space to express their creativity. Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks is equipped with the stable dual-linear rail, its highly wear-resistant POM anti-backlash nuts restrain the Z-axis' stability to the micron level, which allows for print detail and quality as well.

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How to Replace Lead Screw Motor for Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks

To ensure optimal performance of z-axis operation, we can consider regular inspection and maintenance of the resin 3D printer. After a long time of use, it is usually necessary to add proper lubrication to ensure the smooth operation of the screw. owever, when there are problems with the screw motor, such as abnormal noise and vibration, please promptly troubleshoot the problem with proper safety measures and replace the motor if necessary. Below we provide the specific steps for replacing the screw motor of Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks. For more advice on Photon Mono X 6Ks maintenance, please contact Anycubic service team and technical support staff.

Tools: Lead screw motor, M2.5 hex key, M3.0 hex key

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Step 1: Remove the wire rod motor. Please raise the Z-axis to the highest position for easy replacement of the lead screw motor. Use the M3.0 hex key to loosen and remove the screws that fix the base shell of the printer.

Step 2: Unplug the wiring plug connecting the motherboard to the UV lamp driver board, and remove the printer bottom board. Remove the wiring plug connected to the motor. Hold the print plactform bracket by hand, and use the M2.5 hex key to loosen the screws that fix the lead screw motor. Tips: Gloves can be worn to replace the screw motor.

Step 3: Rotate the screw to remove the lead screw motor. Use an M3.0 hex key to unscrew the screws, and then remove the top cover. Use the M3.0 hex key to unscrew the screws on the anti-backlash assembly, and then separate the anti-backlash assembly from the Z-axis support frame.

Step 4: Replace the wire rod motor. Use M2.5 hex key to unscrew the two screws on the old lead screw motor, and fix it with screws. The pads are installed in the same direction. Install the new lead screw motor. Install the new lead screw motor, pay attention to the direction of it facing the motherboard. Use an M2.5 hex key to tighten the screws securing the screw motor.

Step 5: Reconnect the wiring plug connecting the motor on the motherboard. Connect the motherboard to the wiring plug of the UV lamp driver board. Install the bottom plate of the printer, and use the M3.0 hex key to install and fix the bottom plate.

Step 6: Install the anti-backlash assembly. Install the anti-backlash assembly and rotate it to fully secure it to the screw. Move the Z-axis cantilever. Use an M3.0 hex key to fix it. Use an M3.0 hex key to tighten the screws securing to the top cover. After that, please leveling your printer.

Video Guide: How to Replace Lead Screw Motor for Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks

Maintaining the resin printer you own can help you better master its operation and maintain good print quality. After completing the screw motor replacement for Anycubic Photon Mono X 6Ks, please make sure to reconnect all cables or wiring, it is best to check and verify them. Power on the printer and please re-level it before testing it for printing.