Lathon 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter

Share this Article

This week seems to be a big one for 3D printers launching on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform. Earlier today we found out that the Copperhead 3D Printer would launch a Kickstarter campaign this week, and just a lathon-2couple hours ago, the Lathon 3D Printer launched a funding project on Kickstarter as well.

Nohtal Alex Partansky, the man behind this printer, is seeking $80,000 from the crowdfunding community by March 26th, in order to manufacture the device for distribution.  He is offering a variety of rewards to backers, which include different printer packages as well as 3D printed objects, and even the possibility to have him fly to your home and assemble the printer in front of you.

Here are some specifications and features of this new 3D printer:

  • Max Layer Resolution: 80 micron
  • Min Layer Resolution: 320 micron
  • Position Precision: 6.25 micron X – 6.25 micron Y – Under 1 micron Z
  • Filament Types: ABS, PLA, PVA, Carbon Fiber, Wood, Nylon, HIPS, TPElathon-1
  • Print Speed: 25mm/s to 150mm/s
  • Motors: Nema 17 1.8° step with 1/32 microstepping
  • Power Supply: 450 Watt with 120VAC or 225VAC switching
  • Electronics: RUMBA Board, Marlin Firmware
  • Software: Open Source – Slic3r/Host
  • Carbon air filtration
  • LCD Screen
  • SD card slot
  • Enclosed build area

Lathon is a duel nozzle 3D printer which can print in over 8 different materials. The duel nozzles will allow this printer to print in two different colors at once, while it can also print with a filament, and HIPS or PVA dissolvable material at the same time. It has a large build volume of 12X9X8 inches, and will cost early bird backers $1500 to $2300, depending on how quickly they back the project and whether they opt for the kit, which needs to be assembled, or the already assembled device. Discuss this printer at the Lathon Forum.  Check out the Kickstarter video below:

Share this Article


Recent News

Future Additive Market Strategies: First Quarter 2020 Financial Reports

Sustainable Cabin Built on 3D-Printed Concrete Stilts from Infested Ash Wood



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

Nanyang Technological University: Processes & Materials in Large Scale Concrete Printing

Yi Wei Daniel Tay of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University recently submitted a thesis, ‘Large scale 3D concrete printing : process and materials properties,’...

Recycling Filaments: Evaluating the Mechanical Response of ABS in Multiple Cycles

Researchers from Greece experiment with sustainability in materials, detailing the findings of their study in the recently published ‘Sustainable Additive Manufacturing: Mechanical Response of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Over Multiple Recycling Processes.’ The...

3D Systems Streamlines Software for Reverse Engineering

3D Systems has announced the latest versions of its Geomagic Design X and Geomagic Wrap  software, this time claiming “first-to-market capabilities” for streamlining workflows and improving design precision. New features...

Biopolymers Used to 3D Print Large-scale Marine Fender

As discussed in our series on the role of 3D printing and polymers in (averting or contributing to) ecological collapse, biopolymers may be a crucial factor in the equation to...


Shop

View our broad assortment of in house and third party products.


Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our 3DPrint.com.

You have Successfully Subscribed!