Prusa i3 XL Build Volume Upgrade Kit Expand

Prusa i3 XL Build Volume Upgrade Kit



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Want to bulk up your print volume, reduce heat up times, increase print adhesion and prepare for inductive bed levelling?! Then this is the upgrade for you!

This upgrade kit allows you to expand your DIYElectronics Prusa i3 3D printer build volume to 270x250x200mm. The kits also makes use of an aluminium build plate that does not require kapton or PET tape to print ABS parts, just a thin layer of ABS/Acetone solution is all that is needed ensure good part adhesion! The bed also heats faster and has better thermal distribution than a glass bed.


Kit Contents:

  • 1x 250x270mm Drilled Aluminium Bed
  • 1x XL Y Carriage - Tapped and Drilled
  • 4x 420mm Smooth 8mm Linear Shaft
  • 2x 480mm Threaded 10mm Rod
  • 1x Adhesive Polyimide Heater with 100K Ohm 1% Thermistor
  • 1x XL Printed Extended Z Axis Mounts
  • 4x Printer Bearing Holders
  • 2x Longer GT2 Belts
  • 4x LM8uu Linear Bearings
  • 4x Bed Springs
  • 12x M3x25 Machine Screws
  • 2x M3x12 Machine Screws
  • 16x M3x10 Machine Screws
  • 2x 2.5mm Cable Ties for Belt Attachment
  • Online Assembly Guide and Free Email Support


Included is an adhesive heater pad that massively reduces warm up time and redesigned z axis mounts to accommodate the longer X axis travel. New X and Y axis linear shafts as well as longer M10 threaded rods are provided to extend the axis. A fresh set of bearings and springs are optional but a longer gt2 belt is included.

The kit is compatible with all of our i3 kits. NB, if you have T2.5 timing belt on your printer, please inform us so that we send compatible belt.

Download the upgrade install guide here: XL Upgrade Build Guide

Please Note: This kit is NOT compatible with our upgraded Prusa i3 with front and rear end-plates, as the rod lengths are quite different.


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