3D printers are hot property right now and if you are in the market for one that can handle larger objects then you may want to hold fire on the new Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer – it claims to have the largest print volume for desktop printers in its price range.
Another benefit of the TAZ printer is the tool free assembly and pre calibration system. Aleph Objects Inc, the company behind the model say that TAZ users can switch tool heads or even swap out for a completely different one, if they want. The company issued a statement saying that the hardware and software will ‘not be locked down, become obsolete, or require licensed upgrades over time’.
The printer is able to build objects with a layer height of 75 to 300 microns at a speed up to 200 mm/sec. The company have announced the Budaschnozzle hot end which can handle a smoother surface on objects and a finer resolution. The TAZ can also accept various print materials such as PLA, ABS, PVA, HIPS and wood filaments.
You can read more about this printer, over here.
Kitguru says: The Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer costs $2,195, which includes tools and manuals and a 90 day warranty.