E3D-Online’s New Titan Extruder: It Grips Like an Absolute Beast

Share this Article

UntitledOften the extruder is the silent hero of 3D printing. While manufacturers today spend an inordinate amount of time churning out glossy new machines and releases into the marketplace with hefty price tags and big lists of fancy features, it’s a simple fact that without the power of a quality extruder, users are looking at challenges in fabrication, and—most especially—the results. As the life-force of 3D printing, the extruder is where all the excitement and energy are—and that’s exactly what you’ll find yourself staring at expectantly after you send a file to print, green light on and all systems go, waiting to see the melted plastic come swirling out in all its glory so that you can leave and come back to what you expect to be an amazing 3D model.

Excitement and energy certainly abounds from E3D-Online right now too, centered around the launch of their new Titan extruder which users should find to be a useful addition to their completely modular 3D printer extrusion systems. With the promise that it will ‘grip like a beast,’ we might all just be very curious to see that in action. E3D, maintaining their position at the forefront of selling hotends, is of course a manufacturer that we’ve followed with interest for quite some time from super affordable hotends to extruders to 3D printers. Headquartered in England, the company is definitely a leader in hardware, boasting a stellar reputation, and known for developing industry standards for the hotend itself.

UntitledWith the Titan, users can again look forward to affordability at £45 (roughly $64 USD) for the new extruder, which offers some unique features that the E3D team sees as game-changing for the world of the extruder. The Titan, with small and ‘perfect formed inner workings,’ can be either direct drive or Bowden, and is constructed with a high quality design both internally and externally, showing off a sturdy and high functioning clear polycarbonate lid, and a long list of other features, to include:

  • Custom machined 3:1 gear reduction set
  • Highly optimised HobGoblin drive gear tooth profile for maximum grip
  • Fast maximum extrusion speeds for Volcano­-fast printing
  • Fully guided filament path
  • Great performance with flexibles
  • Pushing power for even the most demanding filaments
  • Size and weight of a direct­-drive extruder, but with geared extruder performance
  • Idler tension adjustment with force indication scale for repeatable tension settings
  • User-friendly and easy to maintain
  • E3D modularity
  • Compatible with all configurations: 1.75mm, 3mm, direct and Bowden extrusion

UntitledE3D’s BigBox 3D printer, which we’ve reported on previously, will also be upgrading to the Titan extruder, with the release of a new Dual Head that will allow the volume to increase to an enormous 300 x 200 x 300mm. According to E3D, if you own a BigBox 3D printer, be sure to check out their forum, as file links will be shared with you there. E3D will also be offering upgrade kits for numerous FDM printers, beginning with the Prusa i3 and the ‘Prusa i3 Edition’ new E3D Printhead kit. E3D promises that new extrusion upgrades will be soon to follow as well.

E3D promises power, performance, and push with this new extruder—along with a 10% discount! If you are purchasing one soon online, be sure to type in the Extrude3D code. What do you think of the new Titan? Discuss in the E3D Titan 3D Printing Extruder forum over at 3DPB.com.

Untitled

Share this Article


Recent News

Interview with Scott Sevcik, VP Aerospace Stratasys, on 3D Printing for Aviation and Space

Design Your Own 3D Model for Printing in CAD Software — All Online!



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

Make Your Own 3D Print Design with Expert Guidance

3DPrint.com’s Design Essentials for 3D Printing online crash-course starts October 23 with two live presentations from industry leaders. Over the course of the one-week, learn how to create 3D print-ready...

3DEXPERIENCE Modeling & Simulation Conference: Finn Mast Project & Guest Speaker Dr. Byron Pipes

Recently, Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE software company, held its 3DEXPERIENCE Modeling & Simulation Conference. I was lucky enough to be invited to attend the event in Novi, Michigan, and the first...

Coding for 3D Part 3: Tools of Choice

This is an in-depth article explaining the plan of attack for learning parametric design through code. I will be consulting various online resources as well as books to strengthen my knowledge base.

3DEXPERIENCE Modeling & Simulation Conference: Keynote by Skunk Works & Executive Roundtable

Last week, Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE software company, held the 3DEXPERIENCE Modeling & Simulation Conference in Michigan. I was invited to attend the event, which was held from September 18-19...


Shop

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


Print Services

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!