A batch of machines are packed and ready for collection tomorrow.
However we will now have to run into February to get the last batches of machines out.... Read more
I am very pleased to announce that the first few FilaFab desktop filament extruders will be collected for shipping tomorrow.
We still have a little way to go... Read more
Hi, exciting news, please see photo of finalised design (bar labels and logo!!).
Please be assured that things are moving quickly now and we will begin shipping shortly.
Please... Read more
All the components have now been delivered, including the motors and power supplies.
Assembly is well under way and we will start shipping very soon.
A few photos attached to... Read more
Sincere apologies for the delay in posting an update, I will post them more often from herein.
I am sorry to say that delivery has been delayed further!
I have... Read more
I have run the machine today for a few hours on a 3.0mm nozzle. The nominal tolerance I am measuring is + - 0.02mm.
1.75mm tolerance yet to be... Read more
Name Adopted - FilaFab
The system has finally been given a name, it is my pleasure to introduce; FilaFab (Filament Fabricator).
Extrusion Rate: 1.2 metres/minute (47 inches/minute) (ABS at 170°C)
Power Supply: 110-240VAC 50/60Hz
Maximum Power Consumption: 250 Watts
Average Power Consumption: 210 Watts
Temperature Range: room temp (heater off) to... Read more
Latest machine build - Test run - more efficient, smaller form factor, new drive train.
A time lapse video of latest build extruding...
Some filament produced by the latest machine...
Specifications coming soon!!!
I have had some queries about the nozzle sizes so have decided that:
- All basic kits will be supplied with either 1.75mm, 3mm or undrilled as requested by each pledger. ... Read more
ABS/PLA Pellet Supply
Talks with plastic pellet manufacturers have been going well. I am waiting for the arrival of a sample batch of ABS pellets and will try this new type in the... Read more