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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit vs The Future is 3D Glacier Steel: 14 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
45% have it

2. Creates support structures

The printer will automatically build extra structures to support the item as it is printing. The extra support can then be easily removed.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
28% have it

3. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
35% have it

4. 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.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
57% have it

5. 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.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
55% have it

6. weight

8.41kg lighter.
12kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g
20.41kg

7. 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).
200µm
Printrbot JR v2: 0.4µm
20µm

8. thickness

104mm thinner.
200mm
UP! Plus: 150mm
304mm

9. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
220 x 220 x 165
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850
304 x 304 x 228

10. USB ports

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

11. width

209mm narrower.
400mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
609mm

12. height

238mm shorter.
320mm
Robox: 240mm
558mm

13. 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.
Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
The Future is 3D Glacier Steel
77% have it

14. number of extruder heads

More extruder heads allow you to use different colors and 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.
1
Hyrel Professional E5: 4
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