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v3.2

Minor Versionm

by Robert

  1. Fix a Maker-Link onto both ends of Extrusion I (V-Slot-2020-620mm-T) using a M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm adding an End-Cap on top to secure it in place. Repeat this step for Extrusion I's
    • Fix a Maker-Link onto both ends of Extrusion I (V-Slot-2020-620mm-T) using a M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm adding an End-Cap on top to secure it in place.

    • Repeat this step for Extrusion I's

  2. Locate Extrusion K's  (V-Slot-2040 - 750mm, 1000mm or 1250mm depending on your enclosure size). Lay one of them on a flat surface and connect it to the Maker-Link on one end of an Extrusion I and tighten the grub screws. Add another Extrusion K to the opposite end of the Extrusion I
    • Locate Extrusion K's (V-Slot-2040 - 750mm, 1000mm or 1250mm depending on your enclosure size). Lay one of them on a flat surface and connect it to the Maker-Link on one end of an Extrusion I and tighten the grub screws.

    • Add another Extrusion K to the opposite end of the Extrusion I

    • Before proceeding this would be the time to add the panel material.

    • Close off the frame with a final Extrusion I on the opposite side.

    • This is the Back-Frame.

    • Repeat this step for a second frame assembly. Do not add panel material to this frame, as the doors will go inside this frame.

    • This is the Front-Frame.

  3. With the Front-Frame on a flat surface slide the Extrusion L (V-Slot-2060 - 670mm, 920mm or 1170mm depending on your enclosure size), onto the 4 x Maker-Links on the Front-Frame. Tighten the Maker-Link grub screws until they lock the Extrusion in place. Secure Extrusion J (V-Slot-2040 - 670mm, 920mm or 1170mm depending on your enclosure size),  centrally to Extrusion K on the Front-Frame using a Universal-L-Bracket.
    • With the Front-Frame on a flat surface slide the Extrusion L (V-Slot-2060 - 670mm, 920mm or 1170mm depending on your enclosure size), onto the 4 x Maker-Links on the Front-Frame.

    • Tighten the Maker-Link grub screws until they lock the Extrusion in place.

    • Secure Extrusion J (V-Slot-2040 - 670mm, 920mm or 1170mm depending on your enclosure size), centrally to Extrusion K on the Front-Frame using a Universal-L-Bracket.

    • The side with the central Extrusion J is the top of the enclosure.

    • Before proceeding this would be the time to add the panel material either side of Extrusion J.

  4. Add the Back-Frame onto Extrusion L's. Tighten the Maker-Link grub screws securely.
    • Add the Back-Frame onto Extrusion L's. Tighten the Maker-Link grub screws securely.

    • Secure the central Extrusion J to the Back-Frame using a Universal-L-Bracket.

  5. At each corner fix a Universal-L-Bracket between the Extrusion K's and Extrusion L's and tighten the M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm. At each corner fix a Universal-L-Bracket between the Extrusion K's and Extrusion L's and tighten the M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm.
    • At each corner fix a Universal-L-Bracket between the Extrusion K's and Extrusion L's and tighten the M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm.

  6. Secure a Corner-Joining-Plate to the corners where all Extrusion I's and  Extrusion L's meet. Repeat this for all 8 corners
    • Secure a Corner-Joining-Plate to the corners where all Extrusion I's and Extrusion L's meet.

    • Repeat this for all 8 corners

  7. Fix a T-Joining-Plate centrally to the bottom Extrusion K. This will function as a stop for the two doors. Fix a T-Joining-Plate centrally to the bottom Extrusion K. This will function as a stop for the two doors. Fix a T-Joining-Plate centrally to the bottom Extrusion K. This will function as a stop for the two doors.
    • Fix a T-Joining-Plate centrally to the bottom Extrusion K. This will function as a stop for the two doors.

  8. Mount a door by attaching the Door-Hinges on the door frame to Extrusion I using M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm Take time centring the door so it does not catch on the frame extrusions.
    • Mount a door by attaching the Door-Hinges on the door frame to Extrusion I using M5-Button-Head-Bolt-8mm

    • Take time centring the door so it does not catch on the frame extrusions.

    • Repeat this step for the other door.

  9. Using the Fix Down Universal-L-Bracket, fix them into Extrusion K front and back on the inside on the enclosure. These will allow you to secure the Enclosure to your work bench. Using the Fix Down Universal-L-Bracket, fix them into Extrusion K front and back on the inside on the enclosure. These will allow you to secure the Enclosure to your work bench.
    • Using the Fix Down Universal-L-Bracket, fix them into Extrusion K front and back on the inside on the enclosure. These will allow you to secure the Enclosure to your work bench.

  10. Congratulations you have finished building your Original WorkBee Enclosure.
    • Congratulations you have finished building your Original WorkBee Enclosure.

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Robert

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2 Comments

Hurrah, that’s everything assembled! now to put this to work.

Doors are a very tight fit, would recommend more clearance and a foam seal?

david.birch@essex.ac.uk - Reply

Hi, A foam seal would be good!

Ryan Lock -

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