Ultimaker's newest 3D printers allow you to swap the nozzles
The Ultimaker 2 turned a well-liked 3D printer after it was launched in 2013, because of a mixture of excessive-decision output, sharp seems and respectable pricing. The truth that it outputs bigger-than-common objects for its measurement additionally makes it engaging for business prototyping, faculties and medical use. The corporate simply launched a pair of successors, the Ultimaker2+ and the Ultimaker2 Prolonged+ for additional giant mannequin output. Firm CEO Jos Burger stated it tapped “numerous collaborations and insightful suggestions” from clients whereas redesigning the mannequin.
The principal new function is interchangeable nozzles that may be modified in seconds, useful for upkeep or in the event you construct fashions utilizing totally different supplies or resolutions. Different enhancements embrace a extra highly effective geared feeder that is much less more likely to skip and improved print-head cooling. The latter replace improves mannequin floor high quality, since additive supplies are much less more likely to shift throughout manufacturing. Each fashions at the moment are obtainable with the identical pricing because the earlier fashions: the Ultimaker2+ runs $2,499 whereas the Ultimaker2 Prolonged+ will set you again $three,030.