Metal Binder Jetting
Automotive Polymers

MonoPrice Introduces Their Affordable Dual Extrusion 3D Printer

Share this Article

As competition heats up within the 3D printer market, manufacturers are finding themselves in a situation where they need to offer additional featuresmonoprice-4 in order to move merchandise off shelves. Whether it’s an ability to print in multiple materials, the addition of cameras so that users can monitor a print via the cloud, or dual extruders, the 3D printing market is ripe for any company able to cram the most features, into the best printer, at the best price.

A Rancho Cucamonga, California company called MonoPrice, known for their affordable, yet high quality electronics, has announced the launch of their first 3D printer today. The Monoprice Dual Extrusion ABS/PLA/PVA 3D Printer is priced at just $1,199, making it the cheapest available dual extrusion device on the market, according to the company.

“Monoprice is excited to offer high-quality 3D printing with dual color capability, along with a number of included extras and free shipping, at under $1,200 – a price level that is unheard of in the industry,” said Luke Grant, Monoprice’s Vice President of Marketing. “We are looking to have a major impact in the fast-growing field of 3D printing, and make this valuable technology more accessible to a wide range of consumers, businesses, schools, and researchers.”

This printer has the following specifications:

  • Extruder: MK-8 Dual Head with upgraded releasemonoprice-1
  • Build Volume: 8.9″ x 5.7″ x 5.9″ (225 x 145 x 150 mm)
  • Printing Material: 1.75mm ABS/PLA/PVA Filament
  • Layer Resolution: ±0.10mm
  • Positioning Precision: XY: 11 Microns (0.0004″), Z: 2.5 Microns (0.0001″)
  • Extruder Temperature: 0-250°C
  • Heating Plate Temperature: 0-120°C
  • Layer Thickness: 0.1 – 0.5mm
  • Nozzle Diameter: 0.40mm
  • Printing Speed: 24cc/hour
  • Operation: LCD Screen + 5 keys control
  • Printer Weight 28.7 lbs. (13kg)
  • Printer Dimensions 18.7″ x 12.7″ x 15.1″ (476 x 322 x 383 mm)

The printer will also come with two free spools of filament, a 4GB SD card, and a spare censor cable. The first machines will begin shipping on May 22nd. For discussion and further details about this device, check out the Monoprice 3D Printer Forum thread at 3DPB.com

monoprice-feat

Share this Article


Recent News

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: August 7, 2022

3D Printing News Briefs, August 6, 2022: Business, Aerospace Accreditation, & More



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

Bosch Buys Two SLM Solutions SLM500 Metal 3D Printers

Bosch has bought two SLM500 powder bed fusion (PBF) metal 3D printers from SLM Solutions. One will be used at the company’s 3D-MPC Manufacturing and Processing Center to make powertrain...

New Method Uses Multiple Nozzles to 3D Print Many Parts or a Single Part Quickly

Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a technique they called “multiplexed fused filament fabrication (MF3)“. MF3 sees multiple nozzles mounted onto a single gantry that moves while the build platform...

3D Printing News Briefs, August 3, 2022: Army Aircraft, Nano Copper Inks, & More

Kicking things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is a story focused on aviation, as two 3D printed cargo links represent the first U.S. Army-developed metallic 3D printed aircraft...

3D Printing Opportunities for Small Businesses

To help address the additive manufacturing (AM) skills gap that exists between technological progress and a talented workforce, the European Union funded the THREE-D-Print project. The group will be presenting...