The new filament box is here

Save time, filament and purchased parts!

The first version of the filament box was created a three years ago and is already getting a little old. Over the past few years I have continuously developed the design, accompanied by the thousands of operating hours of my now four filament boxes.

Therefore I am proud to present you the updated new version Рthe ANYBOX V2 Рhere on my new online shop.

What’s new about the improved filament box?
  • Less purchased parts
  • Less 3D printed parts
  • Better guidance of the filament rolls
  • Better use of space
  • Easier filament handling
  • Faster filament changes
  • Less filament waste
  • Better instructions
  • Additional silica gel holder
  • Press-in tools for self-printing

The most important 7 improvements of the new filament box

1. New Pulleys

Inserting filament rolls was sometimes difficult with the first version due to the narrow guide of the purchased pulleys. With the ANYBOX V2, only commercially available ball bearings + 3D printed pulleys are used instead. As a result, the contact surfaces are wider and inserting the filament rolls is now much easier.

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2. Better use of space

The new pulleys are now attached to the outside of the rod mount, which is specially cut out so you don’t need any spacers there. This increases the usable length within the filament dry box by approx. 60 mm. With the additional space, several wider rolls can now be stored.

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3. Less pruchased parts

The pneumatic fittings for the PTFE tubes are not needed anymore. Thanks to the development of an own tube clamping system, no pneumatic fittings are needed. This means that it is now also possible to use PTFE tubes with other outside and inside diameters. The 3D print files required for these different tubes are all contained in the ANYBOX V2 files. Since PTFE tubes with an inner diameter of 3 mm are also supported, it’s now possible to use the ANYBOX V2 for 2.85 mm filament too.

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4. Saving of seals and 3D print parts

The unnecessary inclination of the 3D printed fittings mounts has been omitted in the new version. Due to the now straight end surface, the filament outlets seals much better with the box. Therefore, the printed seals or the silicone for sealing of the old version are no longer needed for the new filament box. This saves three components per filament outlet (seal, washer and pneumatic coupling), which means 18 parts less for the whole filament box.

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5. Easy filament handling

The opening and closing of the filament outlet has shifted to the front of the tubes due to the new plug, which brings several advantages of the ANYBOX V2:

– The plug can be pulled and put onto the PTFE tube much easier than it was possible with the pneumatic fitting.

– Thanks to this type of sealing system, very long PTFE tubes can also be used – right up to your 3D printer. This means that much less residual filament has to be pinched off when changing filament.

– A piece of open PTFE tube does not have to be hooked into the pneumatic coupling in order to optimally guide the filament, because it is already installed by default.

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6. Silica gel storage

The silica gel bag for drying is no longer on the bottom of the box. In the new version of the filament box there is now the possibility to fix the silica gel bag in the lid, where it no longer disturbs.

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In addition, there is also a free add-on for the filament box, with the 3D print files to print a complete silica gel box. This means that loose silica gel granules can also be used with the box and be easily stored under the lid.

Free Addon

Free Addon

7. Press-in tools

The ANYBOX V2 3D print files also include 3D print models for press-in and press-out tools. This makes assembling and disassembling the bearing pulleys super easy.

Also included

Have you convinced by the many advantages and features of the new filament box?

Go to the shop to get more information or to get started right away.