The Dual Extrusion Splitter for the Axis 3d printer has been updated.
The new design reduces the likelihood of jamming and provides a straighter path for the filament. We've also removed the need for the short PTFE tubes inside the splitter.
It uses the same hardware already included with the original splitter however you will also need three M3 x 10mm or longer bolts and three M3 nyloc nuts to secure the two halves of the splitter together.
The new splitter is available for download here:
In addition to the updated splitter the instruction for dual extrusion have been updated too. Specifically with the addition of step 9 of stage 4:
By adding the post processing step it removes the pauses that Cura inserts between switches.
Time-lapse of printing, both approx. 6 hours. (unfortunately we ran out of daylight before the cat print finished):