16Hertz Unveils Large Delta 3D Printer Targeted Toward STEM Education

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162We all know how important 3D printers are becoming within the field of education. Students from kindergarten all the way up to graduate school can realize a benefit from the ability to design, learn, and use critical thinking skills which fall into any of the basic four STEM disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

One company based out of Long Island City, New York, called 16Hertz, realizes the importance that a variety of emerging technologies can play in the education process. They have set out to offer an assortment of these technologies, which have been catered specficially to STEM curricula. In the process 16Hertz is revolutionizing STEM education as they focus on cutting-edge technologies which enable students to get up close and personal with what they are working on. They feel that hands-on activity trumps that of traditional curricula.

One such piece of technology that 16Hertz has recently launched is their 16Hertz Delta 3D Printer. The machine, at $2,995.95 in kit form, is indeed a bit pricier than other Delta-style 3D printers on the market, but it is quite large in size, allowing students to expand the range of applications that they can use this machine for.

The 16Hertz Delta 3D Printer features the following general specifications and is available for order immediately:

  • Printer size: 56 x 65 x 130 cm
  • Build Envelope:
    • Base: 420mm
    • Height: 550mm
  • Print Speed: 20-80mm/s
  • Non-Print Movement Speed: 200mm/s
  • Positioning Accuracy: X Y Z 30um
  • Filament Size and Compatibility: 1.75mm PLA and ABS

Able to print items nearly two feet high, this machine is certainly appealing to any level of education. With a decent print speed, as well an ability to print in relatively high resolutions, the 16Hertz Delta 3D Printer seems to be worth its price.163

In addition to selling hardware like this 3D printer, 16Hertz also is keen on supplying their TESLAB mobile Makerspaces to schools and other institutions for education throughout the country. TESLAB can be customized for each individual school, equipped with machines such as 3D printers and laser cutters, and then can be shipped right to the institution that orders it.

There is no doubt that the field of education is currently undergoing incredible changes. 16Hertz wants to be right in the middle of it all.

Have you tried out their Delta 3D printer? What are your thoughts? Discuss in the 16Hertz Delta 3D Printer forum thread on 3DPB.com.

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