Homemade D-Bot 3D Printer Kit Assembled with Hard to Find Metric Fasteners

D-Bot Printer with fasteners 2As the revolution in desktop 3D printing for professional and educational sectors continues to grow, the demand for these printers is spreading to the consumer for home use. Individuals operating with a tight budget tend to select 3D printer kits as an entry-level option. The kits require you to assemble the printer and purchase the necessary hardware.

When researching homemade digital 3D printer kits online, you will find all sorts of information posted on blog and forum sites, as well as “how-to” videos on YouTube.  In the Thingiverse community, you can learn how to construct your own D-Bot CoreXY 3D printer. The site provides step-by-step instructions, along with the list of components and hardware needed to assemble the printer.

MakerBot’s Thingiverse is a thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things. As the world’s largest 3D printing community, they believe that everyone should be encouraged to create and remix 3D things, no matter their technical expertise or previous experience.


D-Bot Printer with fastenersMetric Fasteners for 3D Printer Assembly

Mr. Metric provides the full selection of metric fasteners needed to assemble this homemade digital printer kit as listed in the bill of materials, like the M5X.8 Square Nut (Item # M53065). To view the entire bill materials for this 3D printer click here.

The list fasteners needed for this kit are:


Fastener Mr. Metric Item # Qty
M3 Socket Bolt, 8mm M10043 31
M3 Socket Bolt, 10mm M10045 9
M3 Socket Bolt, 20mm M10053 13
M3 Socket Bolt, 25mm M10054 15
M3 Nut M50013 30
M3 Nyloc Nut M50303 17
M3 Washer M60010 78
M4 Bolt, 30mm M10876 4
M4 Washer M60015 4
M5 Socket Bolt, 10mm M10089 196
M5 Socket Bolt, 12mm M10091 1
M5 Socket Bolt, 20mm M10098 1
M5 Socket Bolt, 40mm M10106 22
M5 Socket Bolt, 75mm M11104 1
M5 Nut M050020Y 9
M5 Nyloc Nut M50306 14
M5 Square Nut M53065 185
M5 Washer M60019 205
M5 Washer 15mm OD M60355 2
M5 Phillips Flathead Bolt, 8mm M30838B 2

Note ! – These are all minimum quantities, order extra if needed.


If you have questions regarding this 3D metric fastener kit, call us at 1-866-501-9504 or contact us today.


D-Bot Printer with fasteners 3About Mr. Metric

From industrial fastening applications to hobbyist projects, Mr. Metric is the leading metric fastener specialist in North America. Well regarded as experts in metric, Mr. Metric is known for hard to find metric items at competitive prices. We have fastener experts on staff to answer any questions. Mr. Metric has no minimum order, no minimum quantity requirement & offers fixed rate shipping.


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