3D printer choise?

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by Mazve, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. Mazve

    Mazve New Member

    Hello! We need a 3d printer for our small labaratory, its only two person working here. Of course we are looking for a realityvely cheap and quality 3d printer to enchance our everydays work. We would like to spend no more then one thousand euro (maybe two) for a reliable 3d printer which would be useful for our everydays work. Since our lab is very small, one real expert and me working here, we ain't looking for a very expensive equipment. I would be very thankful for any suggestions on 3d printer choise!
  2. I'm in the same boat
  3. Baldurbrau

    Baldurbrau Member

    Best I know of on the low end is a Formlabs Form2. $5K for the whole package with post processing . $3500 for the printer. I've had problems with the trays going bad but they are working on a new one. It's open so you can use third party materials, which is nice. Ive used it for models and surgical guides and it does a nice job. Good resolution too.
  4. Domar

    Domar New Member

    I can recommend you nice small 3D Printer by Photocentric.
    You can learn more about it on their website https://www.photocentric3d.com/. It is better than Formlabs and has much better resolution. I have it( Precision LC) in my lab.
    If you are interested we could sell you used from our laboratory for very attractive price. I am going to buy Asiga or something like that.
  5. cadfan

    cadfan Moderator Staff Member

    resolution better ?? are you shure you made deviation tests ???
  6. Domar

    Domar New Member

    The bridges that were printed by Formlabs had to be corrected to the model. And by Photocentric no.
  7. cadfan

    cadfan Moderator Staff Member

    simple resin test ill think you know the colors ??? black in the print shit


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