Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
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layer thickness
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1.75mm filament diameter

Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder: 20 facts and highlights

1. 1.75mm filament diameter

The 1.75mm filament diameter is gradually overtaking the previous 3mm standard. The 1.75mm filament feeds into the printer with greater ease and allows for more detail in the printing process.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
56% have it
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2. Has a heated build platform

A heated build platform helps keep the lowest levels of a print warm as the higher layers are printed. This allows the overall print to cool more evenly.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
45% have it
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3. Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)

Printers based on fused deposition modeling (FDM) use a thermoplastic filament, which is heated to its melting point and then extruded through a nozzle, layer by layer, to create the object. One of the main advantages of printers based on FDM is that they work with a wide range of materials.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
51% have it
26
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4. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
270 x 230 x 200
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 609 x 500 x 850
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5. layer thickness

The thinner each print layer is, the more detailed you can make your designs. Layer thickness is often also referred to as resolution and is measured in microns (µm).
50µm
Printrbot JR v2: 0.40µm
25
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6. weight

32kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.10g
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7. Prints in ABS plastic

The printer prints in ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). This is up to 30 times stronger than regular plastic and is commonly used in 3D printing.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
70% have it
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8. Prints in PVA

Polyvinyl Acetate is another form of plastic used in 3d printing similar to ABS. It can be used to build support structures for other prints, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
14% have it
25
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9. Prints in PLA

Polylactic acid (PLA) is popular in 3D printing as it cools and sets quickly. Unlike ABS plastic, it is biodegradable and therefore better for the environment. It can be used to build support structures for other printouts, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
76% have it
25
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10. 3D print speed

The speed at which 3d objects are printed, measured in millimeters per second.
60mm/s
Fabbster Kit: 600mm/s
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11. thickness

600mm
UP! Plus: 150mm
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12. width

500mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
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13. Is pre-assembled

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.
Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder
51% have it
25
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14. number of extruder heads

More extruder heads will allow you to use different colours or different types of material at the same time. A second extruder is also required to build PVA/PLA support structures around items as they are printed.
2
Hyrel Professional E5: 4
25
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15. number of colors per print

A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.
2
Da Vinci 3D Printer: 12
25
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16. nozzle size

The smaller the nozzle, the more detailed the final product can be. However, when speed of printing is of greater importance than detail, a larger nozzle may be preferable.
0.35mm
Robox: 0.30mm
25
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17. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
FABtotum: 4
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18. volume

150000cm³
Da Vinci 3D Printer: 11318cm³
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19. height

500mm
Robox: 240mm
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20. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
400W
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 60W
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