Affordable 3D can utilize a wide range of printers to best suit the project including:
FDM (cost effective thermoplastic prints
SLS (Sintering Laser)
SLA and Multijet (high resolution resin or wax)
Colorjet (Full CMYK colour prints)
Our in-house FDM printers include the following:
Formlabs FORM 3
Excellent accuracy, surface finish and unbelievable detail.
Build Volume: 5.7in x5.7in x 7.3in (145mm x 145mm x 185mm)
Lulzbot Taz 6
The workhorses! A massive build volume and the ability to print in a wide range of materials.
Build Volume: 11in x11in x 9.8in (280mm x 280mm x 250mm)
The Ultimaker 3 produces excellent quality FDM prints and is equipped with dual extruders for dissolvable supports or dual color prints.
Build Volume: 8.5in x 8.5in x 11.8 in (215 x 215 x 300 mm)
Printrbot Simple Metal
The one that started it all for Affordable 3D.
Build Volume: 6in x 10in x 6in (150mm x 254mm x 150mm)
We offer a wide range of material options including but not limited to:
PLA - Lightweight, inexpensive and good for small detailed parts, and available in a wide variety of colours.
Wood Infused PLA - Wood particles are embedded into the material which provides some of the properties of real wood.
PETG - A more durable material and great alternative to ABS. Easier, more reliable to print with and similar or better mechanical properties
ASA - Excellent for outdoor applications which require UV resistance.
TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) - Soft, flexible, durable and temperature resistant.
We are also able to print in many different resins on the SLA including Tough, Durable, Surgical etc.