The printer will automatically build extra structures to support the item as it is printing. The extra support can then be easily removed.
28% have it
2. number of colors per print
A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.
XYZprinting da Vinci 1.0: 12
UP! Plus: 150mm
5. maximum creation size
This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
127 x 127 x 127
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850
6. 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).
Printrbot JR v2: 0.4µm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
8. 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.
70% have it
9. Is pre-assembled
As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.
52% have it
10. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
11. 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.