Fused filament fabrication (FFF)
PLA, ABS, Nylon, etc any material with extrusion temperature up to 300C except flexible filament (new extruder and hot end platform to print such materials coming soon)
270mm diameter x 290mm height (diameter and height varies depending on single or dual hot ends or different platform designs)
0.1mm to 0.4mm
Travel speeds of 500mm/s and print speeds up to 300mm/s.
Anodised aluminium, aluminium, 304 stainless steel, zinc plated mild steel, pla printed parts
Robust metal construction, cnc laser cut sheetmetal parts and cnc machined parts with some printed parts. E3d Online v6 hot end, all metal extruder with stepper and gearbox.
Preloaded ball raced vertical slides to eliminate any adjustment required and play. Igus rod ends and misumi industrial bearings.
Smoothie board 5xc, capable of dual extruders, with GLCD graphic controller, can be run standalone or via usb cable.
24VDC @ 500w and 12VDC @ 15w, Meanwell power supplies.
USB and Ethernet.
Aluminium heated bed levelling using z probe built into the end effector. Auto levelling of the bed using calibration functions built into the smoothie board and auto z height set before each print.
Interchangeable End Effector:
Interchangeable end effector, currently with a single hot end, further developments such as dual extruder, chocolate printer, Laser etching, flexible filament printing and ceramic printer. 12 way plug and socket for easy swap between different end effectors.