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Aleph Objects unveils industrial LulzBot TAZ Pro 3D printer

The $4,950 dual-extrusion desktop 3D printer is now available for pre-order

Aleph Objects, known for its LulzBot 3D printers, today unveils its latest piece of 3D printer hardware, the LulzBot TAZ Pro. The new 3D printer, the company’s first industrial desktop machine, integrates a large, heated print bed and dual material printing and is suitable for producing large prototypes, manufacturing aids and on-demand parts.

Going beyond many dual-extruder desktop 3D printers, whose multi-material capabilities are often intended for multiple colours or soluble supports, the Lulzbot TAZ Pro is designed to use a broad range of materials together seamlessly, providing they have similar melting points. This is enabled by independent vertical lifting E3D hot ends with 360 degree part cooling.

For example, Aleph Objects says the new 3D printer can print durable composite materials within the same part as well as a broad range of materials with soluble supports. The printer is also capable of printing flexible materials (with Shore A hardnesses as low as 85A) alongside industrial-grade polymers.

LulzBot TAZ Pro 3D printer

Grant Flaharty, Aleph Objects’ CEO and President, commented on the 3D printer’s multi-material capabilities, saying: “The TAZ Pro is the first true multiple-material 3D printer with dual linear actuated hot ends at a prosumer price point.”

The printer’s robust hardware, including hardened-steel components, also enable the use of engineering-grade polymers and high-temperature composites which are often challenging to work with on desktop machines. Other hardware updates, such as a new Z-axis belt drive, offers users faster cycles times for prints.

Additionally, Aleph Objects has improved print quality and accuracy by reducing Z wobble through the belt drive and integrating new X/Y/Z backlash compensation. In terms of size, the LulzBot TAZ Pro has a maximum build volume of 280 x 280 x 285 mm.

LulzBot TAZ Pro 3D printer

Other notable features include dual filament run-out sensors, a five inch colour touch screen, automated X/Y/Z offset calibration, automated nozzle wiping and automated self-leveling. The 3D printer is also equipped with enhanced electronics, providing increased processing power and memory for printing complex, industrial parts. The accompanying software, Cura LulzBot, comes with a range of pre-configured print profiles for over 35 filament types.

Priced at $4,950, the LulzBot TAZ Pro is now available for pre-order. Aleph Objects says shipments are expected to start around the end of April. An optional polycarbonate clamshell enclosure for the 3D printer (with HEPA filtration) will become available in June 2019.

In addition to launching its first industrial desktop 3D printer, Aleph Objects has also revealed it will be launching the follow-on printer to its TAZ 6 machine in May as well as a large-format desktop 3D printer upgrade for the TAZ 6.

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