Desktop 3D printers, 3D scanners & high-strength filament feature at TCT
Friday, 19 September 2014 | Jon Brydges
19th September 2014
The latest desktop 3D printers, handheld 3D scanners and new high-strength filament to feature at TCT Show.
CREAT3D (stand G27) are showcasing the new CubePro, Robox and Leapfrog Creatr XL printers alongside the Fuel3D scanner and printing in ColorFabb’s high-strenght XT at TCT + Personalize Show this October.
CREAT3D Ltd (www.desktop3dprinter.com), the independent specialist retailer of desktop 3D printers and 3D scanners will be showcasing their extensive product range at the TCT + Personalize Show from 30th September to 2nd October, at the NEC Birmingham.
CREAT3D hand-pick all their products, focusing on providing a range of characteristics and options to customers, whilst maintaining high quality. CREAT3D offers 3D printers from 3D Systems, Leapfrog, MakerBot, Robox (CEL), Ultimaker and UP. The range of 3D scanners include the Fuel3D, Cubify Sense and MakerBot Digitizer. CREAT3D also offer advanced 3D printing software from Simplify3D, and a range of filament, including exotic and specialist filaments from Innofil & ColorFabb.
Making a splash at the TCT + Personalize Show will be a selection of new 3D printers including the CubePro from 3D Systems and Robox from CEL as well as the Fuel3D handheld 3D scanner, due for launch later this month. CREAT3D will be giving demonstrations of the latest in filament technology on an Ultimaker 2 using the new high-strength XT filament from ColorFabb.
ColorFabb’s innovation continues with the release of its new XT filament. Available in both 1.75mm and 2.85mm diameters, the new filament is a co-polyester developed by ColorFabb, made with Eastman Amphora™ 3D polymer. It is low-odour, styrene-free and BPA (Bisphenol A) free. It is high strength and very high toughness, has a high TG/improved temperature resistance of 75° and is FDA food contact compliant. It’s properties make it ideal for engineering companies using desktop 3D printers for form, fit and function testing.
The CubePro range from (with options of single, dual and triple head extruders) is the latest professional desktop 3D printer to arrive from 3D Systems. The CubePro offers a large build platform, printing in both ABS and PLA materials (with Nylon coming soon) all within an enclosed chamber to help provide a more consistent print quality.
The Robox is a very competitively priced dual head desktop 3D printer, printing in a variety of materials using differently sized nozzles of 0.3mm and 0.8mm, providing enhanced print options to the user. The Robox is both a stylish and functional printer, with an enclosed build chamber and heated PEI (Polyetherimide) build platform providing a more stable print environment for increased consistency in print quality.
The Fuel3D 3D scanner brings handheld 3D imaging technology, originally developed for high-end medical applications, into the professional and consumer marketplace with its point-and-shoot and colour capture capabilities. The British-born Fuel3D is an easy-to-use and affordable handheld 3D scanner that captures extremely high-resolution mesh and colour information, making it ideal for designers, game developers, animators, 3D artists or any other type of creative developer.
CREAT3D combine their large product offering with expert knowledge and independent advice, to help customers make an informed decision, allied to tailored training and installation packages. As standard, CREAT3D customers receive technical support 6 days a week by phone and email.
See the products in action and talk to CREAT3D experts on stand G27 at the TCT + Personalize Show, NEC Birmingham. Orders can be placed for products during the show. Alternatively, all products will be on display in CREAT3D’s showroom in Reading, Berkshire following the event.
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CREAT3D Ltd. CREAT3D is the leading specialist in desktop 3D printers, 3D scanners and accessories for business and education. The company, which began in 2012, is based in Berkshire and operates within the United Kingdom. CREAT3D’s showroom is open Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 16.00, based in Caversham, Reading. CREAT3D has a hand-picked product range specifically tailored to the needs of its business and education customers. The CREAT3D team prides itself on its detailed knowledge gained through using, and challenging, its range of products every day. CREAT3D focuses on offering first-class customer service with friendly, straight-forward help and advice, with technical support available Monday to Saturday and tailored training packages.
Further information about CREAT3D Ltd can be found here
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