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The world's first affordable 3D metal printer!

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The S1 is the first 3D metal printer that makes aerospace quality manufacturing available at a price that a homeowner or small workshop can afford. The list of what we can make is literally endless...

The S1 can print multiple metals at the same time and potentially ceramics and plastics as well.

Acute Angle Printing
Acute Angle Printing

This new machine has been made possible by breakthroughs in new technology and innovations in design as well as gearing production towards a mass market.

Under the Hood

To develop this remarkable new technology we had to pull together a team of experts from diverse fields such as Materials Science, Software Engineering, Automation, Robotics, Mathematics, Product Design, Surface Engineering and Physics. More importantly these people all have the drive to create new things in new ways.

The Team
The Team

With a machine like this the average home owner or workshop can print out parts for cars, tools, rocket motors for parts that would previously require full engineering.

Have you ever had the desire to make something – to build something. To create something.

This allows people to make things of incredibly high technological complexity in a very simple way.

3D Printed Bottle Opener
3D Printed Bottle Opener

We see a time in the near future where every engineering workshop has a couple of these and most homes have one as well.

With this machine people can build a 10,000 pound (4,500 kg) thrust rocket motor – for about the price of a plasma TV ($500-$1,000) in materials.

Our Printers

S1 : Consumer grade printer

Build Area:

  • 150mm x 150mm x 200mm
  • 2 powder feeders

Compatible With:

  • 316 Stainless Steel
  • 420 Stainless Steel
  • Inconel 625
  • Inconel 718
  • Hastelloy C
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Mild Steel
  • And many more!

S2 : The multiple metal printer

Build Area:

  • 150mm x 150mm x 200mm
  •  3 powder feeders

Compatible With:

  • 316 Stainless Steel
  • 420 Stainless Steel
  • Inconel 625
  • Inconel 718
  • Hastelloy C
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Mild Steel
  • And many more!

S2+  The large bed printer

Build Area:

  • 180mm x 180mm x 500mm
  • 3 powder feeders

Compatible With:

  • 316 Stainless Steel
  • 420 Stainless Steel
  • Inconel 625
  • Inconel 718
  • Hastelloy C
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Mild Steel
  • And many more!

S-T  The large bed titanium printer

  • Build Area: 180mm x 180mm x 500mm  
  • 3 powder feeders 
  • Compatible With: 
  •  Titanium 
  • 316 Stainless Steel 
  • 420 Stainless Steel 
  • Inconel 625 
  • Inconel 718
  •  Hastelloy C 
  • Brass Bronze 
  • Mild Steel And many more!

Comes with parameters for working with titanium.

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Risks and challenges

There were two key challenges in developing a project likes this.

Firstly, the requirement was to develop new technology and to do this we had to put together a great team who could make this possible.

Secondly, we had to ensure that each component had the appropriate supply line in place and that it was priced in such a way that we could produce an end product for the consumer market. We have done this by locating multiple suppliers for all of our key components and up to six separate suppliers for critical components.

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    Aurora Labs early adopter S1 3D printer. This is the complete package with the S1 printer and 5kg of 316 stainless steel. You will be the first to receive a S1 printer. (Shipping paid separately).

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    Aurora Labs S2 - this is identical to the S1 but with three powder feeders for multiple metal applications. Also comes with 5kg of 316 stainless steel. (Shipping paid separately).

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    Aurora Labs S2+ has all the great features of the S2 3D printer but also has a larger build area of 180 x 180 x 500 mm. This package also comes with 10kg of 316 stainless steel. (Shipping paid separately).

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    Aurora Labs S-Titanium 3D printer is a complete package with specific parameters developed for manufacturing products with Titanium. (Shipping paid separately).

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