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Fasteners and Hardware

Tech specs for the fasteners and hardware in FarmBot Genesis. Visit our shop to purchase parts.

Component
$/Unit
Genesis Qty
Genesis Subtotal
XL Qty
XL Subtotal
MAX Qty
MAX Subtotal

$0.15

8

$1.20

8

$1.20

8

$1.20

$0.50

4

$2.00

4

$2.00

4

$2.00

$0.50

4

$2.00

4

$2.00

4

$2.00

$0.10

10

$1.00

10

$1.00

10

$1.00

$0.15

40

$6.00

40

$6.00

40

$6.00

$0.10

20

$2.00

20

$2.00

20

$2.00

$0.15

150

$22.50

225

$33.75

400

$60.00

$0.20

40

$8.00

40

$8.00

40

$8.00

$0.30

45

$13.50

45

$13.50

45

$13.50

$0.10

70

$7.00

70

$7.00

70

$7.00

$0.20

30

$6.00

30

$6.00

30

$6.00

$2.00

15

$30.00

15

$30.00

15

$30.00

$0.40

20

$8.00

20

$8.00

20

$8.00

$1.50

6

$9.00

6

$9.00

6

$9.00

$1.75

28

$49.00

54

$94.50

134

$234.50

$2.00

20

$40.00

24

$48.00

24

$48.00

$0.05

35

$1.75

60

$3.00

124

$6.20

$2.00

6

$12.00

20

$40.00

52

$104.00

$3.00

21

$63.00

21

$63.00

21

$63.00

$0.05 to $0.10

85

$5.25

85

$5.25

85

$5.25

$1.00 to $5.00

8

$32.00

8

$32.00

8

$32.00

TOTALS

665

$252.20

809

$415.20

1,160

$648.65

M2.5 Screws

These screws are used to mount the electronics boards into the electronics box with the M2.5 M/F standoffs as an intermediary component.

Length

4mm

Threads

M2.5

Drive Size

2mm

Price

$0.15

Quantity

8

M2.5 x 4mm Screws

M3 Screws

M3 screws are used throughout FarmBot for mounting motors and other small electronic components on the tools.

Trade Name

M3 Low-Profile Socket Head Cap Screw

Material

18-8 Stainless Steel

Lengths

6mm, 12mm

Threads

M3 x 0.5mm

Head Height

2mm

Head Diameter

5.5mm

Socket Size

2mm Hex

Tensile Strength

70,000 psi

Price

6mm - $0.10
12mm - $0.15

Quantity

6mm - 10
12mm - 40

M3 x 6mm Screws

M3 x 12mm Screws

M5 Screws

M5 button-head screws of various lengths are used throughout FarmBot to attach plates and 3D printed parts to extrusions, V-wheels to plates, and other components together. They are usually used in combination with M5 washers, and terminated with an M5 tee nut or locknut. The button head provides a wide bearing surface, a low-profile head, and a finished appearance. Length is measured from under the head.

Trade Name

Button-Head Socket Cap Screw

Material

18-8 Stainless Steel

Tensile Strength

70,000psi

Lengths

10, 16, and 30mm

Threads

M5, 0.8 pitch

Head Type

3mm Hex

Head Height

2.75mm

Head Diameter

9.5mm

Price

10mm - $0.15
16mm - $0.20
30mm - $0.30

Quantity

10mm - Genesis: 150, Genesis XL: 225, Genesis MAX: 400
16mm - 40
30mm - 45

M5 x 10mm Screws

M5 x 16mm Screws

M5 x 30mm Screws

Locknuts

Locknuts are used throughout FarmBot to secure M3 and M5 screws in place. The nylon insert allows the locknut to resist loosening when subjected to vibration.

Trade Name

Nylon-Insert Locknut

Threads

M3 x 0.5mm, M5 x 0.8mm

Height

M3 - 4mm
M5 - 5mm

Width

M3 - 5.5mm
M5 - 8mm

Material

18-8 Stainless Steel

Price

M3 - $0.10
M5 - $0.15

Quantity

M3 - 20
M5 - 70

M3 Locknuts

M5 Flange Locknuts

Spacers

These spacers are used to offset V-wheels from plates so that they may engage extrusions.

Material

Aluminum

Outer Diameter

10mm

Inner Diameter

5.10mm

Length

6mm

Price

$0.20

Quantity

30 (12 extra)

M5 x 6mm Spacers

Eccentric Spacers

When rotated, eccentric spacers accurately position V-wheels on a plate such that they can firmly engage V-slot aluminum extrusions. They are only used on wheels on one side of an extrusion. Adjustments are made by using a 8mm wrench on the spacer itself.

Material

Stainless Steel

Height

6mm (not including rim)

Bore

5mm

Rim

Fits into a 7.12mm hole

Hex Size

8mm

Divot

Indicates shortest distance from rim to bore

Price

$2.00

Quantity

15

M5 x 6mm Eccentric Spacers

Standoffs

These M/F standoffs are used to offset the electronics boards from the electronics box mounting bosses. As of the v1.4 release, they come pre-assembled in the electronics box.

Material

Stainless steel

Lengths

6mm, 16mm

Male Threads

M2.5

Female Threads

M2.5, 4mm length

Price

$0.50

Quantity

4 - 6mm length
4 - 16mm length

Tee Nuts

Combined with screws, these drop-in style tee nuts allow components such as plates and 3D printed parts to be attached quickly and securely anywhere on a V-slot aluminum extrusion.

Trade Name

Drop-in Tee Nut

Material

Stainless Steel

Threads

M5 x 0.8mm pitch

Fits Slot Size

6

Price

$0.40

Quantity

20

Nut Bars

These stainless steel bars act as long tee nuts allowing two screws to securely hold plates, brackets, and other components to a v-slot extrusion.

Material

Stainless steel

Threads

M5 x 0.8mm pitch

Fits Slot Size

6

Price

20mm - $1.50
40mm - $1.75
60mm - $2.00

Quantity

Genesis
20mm - 6
40mm - 28
60mm - 20

Genesis XL
20mm - 6
40mm - 54
60mm - 24

Genesis MAX
20mm - 6
40mm - 134
60mm - 24

20mm Nut Bar

40mm Nut Bar

60mm Nut Bar

Wood Screws

These are used to attach the track end plates and track joining plates to supporting infrastructure such as a raised.

Material

Steel

Finish

Black Oxide

Length

25mm

Head Diameter

12mm

Price

$0.05

Quantity

Genesis - 35
Genesis XL - 60
Genesis MAX - 124

Dowel Pins

These pins are used to help align track extrusions and the gantry main beams.

Material

Stainless Steel

Length

40mm

Diameter 1

4.2mm

Diameter 2

4.25mm

Price

$2.00

Quantity

Genesis: 6
Genesis XL: 20
Genesis MAX: 52

Ring Magnets

These magnets keep tools attached to the UTM.

Material

Neodymium (NdFeB)

Coating

Nickle (Ni)

Magnetization

Through ring

Outer Diameter

15mm

Inner Diameter

5mm

Thickness

5mm

Price

$3.00

Quantity

21 (6 extras included, 3 come pre-mounted to the UTM)

Zip Ties

Zip ties are used to attach wires to the UTM electrical connection screws, to fasten the vacuum pump, and for cable management throughout FarmBot.

Material

Nylon

Color

Black

Length

60mm, 100mm, and 200mm

Price

60mm - $0.05
100mm - $0.07
200mm - $0.10

Quantity

60mm - 50
100mm - 25
200mm - 10

60mm Zip Ties

100mm Zip Ties

200mm Zip Ties

Tools

FarmBot Genesis kits include all of the tools required to complete assembly.

3mm Hex Driver

This hex (allen) driver is used to tighten all of the M5 screws on FarmBot.

Hex Size

3mm

Bit Material

Hardened steel with a titanium nitride coating

Handle Material

Anodized aluminum

Price

$5.00

Quantity

1

2mm Hex Driver

This hex (allen) driver is used to tighten all of the M3 screws and setscrews on FarmBot.

Hex Size

2mm

Bit Material

Hardened steel with a titanium nitride coating

Handle Material

Anodized aluminum

Price

$5.00

Quantity

1

8mm Box Wrench

This box wrench is used to tighten all of the M5 screws on FarmBot.

Box Size

8mm

Handle Material

Anodized aluminum

Price

$5.00

Quantity

1

5.5mm Box Wrench

This box wrench is used to tighten all of the M3 locknuts on FarmBot.

Box Size

5.5mm

Handle Material

Anodized aluminum

Price

$5.00

Quantity

1

8mm Wrench

The wrench is for tightening M5 locknuts and adjusting eccentric spacers throughout FarmBot.

Size

8mm

Price

$3.00

Quantity

1

5.5mm Wrench

Size

5.5mm

Price

$3.00

Quantity

1

Phillips Screwdriver

Use this screwdriver to mount your track end plates, track joining plates, and toolbays.

Bit Size

6mm

Price

$5.00

Quantity

1

2mm Allen Key

Use this tool to tighten the bits in the handles of the other drivers.

Size

2mm

Price

$1.00

Quantity

1

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Fasteners and Hardware


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