Can the print head of Anycubic Kobra Go be replaced? The print head is a critical part of an FDM printer, and it may wear out or develop problems after prolonged use. Replacing the print head when necessary can help your printer maintain good performance and print quality, and avoid problems such as printing failures.
Anycubic Kobra Go is configured with a Bowden extruder, which separates the print head from the extruder motor, and can reduce moving mass and speed up printing. However, it can be relatively complicated to maintain, and the process of replacing the print head is slightly different from the traditional setup. Don't worry, this this guide, we'll explore print head replacement for FDM printers, giving a guide to replacing the print head of Anycubic Kobra Go.
How to Replace Print Head of Anycubic Kobra Go
If you choose to replace the print head of the FDM printer, prepare in advance. Before replacing, prepare the print head compatible with your machine model and the necessary tools. During the replacement process, the printer needs to be turned off, and ensure that the hot end is cool and the filament has been removed. Finally, take protective measures to ensure safety.
- Tools: M2.5 hex key, M3.0 hex key, print head module
- Official Website：Print Head Kit for Anycubic Kobra Go
Step 1: How to remove the print head of Anycubic Kobra Go
Remove the X-axis tensioner adjustment screw and use the M2.5 hex key to loosen the two screws that fix the X-axis tensioner. Use an M2.5 hex key to loosen the D-shaped wheel support screw on the right side of the X-axis. Remove the X-axis belt. Slide out the print head module.
Step 2: Unplug the Teflon tube and motor wiring plug
Use an M2.5 hex key to remove the X-axis limit switch housing, and remove the limit switch wiring. Press the quick connector and pull off the teflon tube. Cut off the wire fixing cable tie and unplug the motor wiring plug.
Step 3: Open the bottom cover of the printer and pull out the wiring plug
Use an M2.5 hex key to loosen the screws securing the bottom cover of the printer. Unplug the wiring plug of the motherboard cooling fan and remove the bottom cover. Use an M3.0 hex key to loosen the wire fixing buckle. Remove the wiring plugs connecting the print head module to the main board one by one.
Step 4: Replace the print head module and reattach the bottom cover of the printer
Replace the print head module and connect the wiring plug back. Use an M3.0 hex key to install and fix the wire buckle. Reconnect the wiring plug of the motherboard cooling fan, and use the M2.5 hex key to install and fix the bottom cover of the printer.
Step 5: Install the print head module
Thread the belt through the X-axis tensioner pulley and reinstall the stationary belt. Install the X-axis tensioner adjustment screw and use the M2.5 hex key to install and fix the X-axis tensioner housing. Connect the wiring plug of the X-axis limit switch back and fix the wiring on the shell. Use an M2.5 hex key to install and fix the X-axis limit switch housing.
Step 6: Fixed print head module wiring
Connect the remaining motor wiring plugs back. Connect the Teflon tubing back to the extruder. Use cable ties to secure the print head module wiring. Use an M2.5 hex key to tighten the D-shaped wheel support screw on the right side of the X-axis. After that, please leveling your Anycubic Kobra Go.
Maintaining your FDM printer is necessary, not only to ensure the normal operation of the machine and reduce failures, but also to improve the overall printing quality and printing experience. Replacing FDM print head may be new to you, you can always contact Anycubic's support team for more help.
Tutorial Video: How to Replace Print Head for Anycubic Kobra Go