Makerbot and Printrbot Magnetic Base Installation
For most of the magnetic bases the installation is pretty straight forward. There are a few that need some detailed instructions. See below for each model.
Makerbot Replicator... Read more
PLA Shipping update
First, I want to thank all of you that have been commenting on receiving your build plates and how they are working for you. Your feedback in very... Read more
Magnetic Bases, ABS and Nylon Performance Update
Our waterjet supplier was backed up due to machine breakdown but we finally received the magnetic bases for non-heated bed printers. We are working now to install... Read more
PLA back in production, ABS update
Sorry for going so long between updates. The last one was almost a month ago. We were just getting the shipping operation moving then we got some reports... Read more
PLA plate shipping and ABS Update
Shipping has officially began! So far about 150 PLA plates have been shipped. We finally feel like we have our shipping process moving smoothly and should be able... Read more
Th PLA build plates are ready!
The first full scale production run of GeckoTek PLA Build plates has been undergoing thorough testing for the last 3 days. We are happy to announce that we... Read more
Production Samples Are Here
I just finished testing on the first round of production samples and they look great. We have given our supplier the go ahead and are expecting the next... Read more
Update and refund option
We have been hard at work trying to work out the best way to handle the ABS performance setbacks that we alerted you to in our previous... Read more
Additional Answers, Production Moves Forward
Thank you for your comments and support. We are working on the best way to handle this process going forward. We have limited man power and still have... Read more
Important Update on Product Performance
Dear GeckoTek Customers:
This is an important update and we ask that you please read the message in its entirety. Since we shifted from our prototype phase to working... Read more
Production Moving Again
I hope everyone is have a great holiday season.
We finally got some good news from our supplier that has been holding up production. I just talked with... Read more
I know that lots of you are asking about shipping dates. I was really hoping to give you news today that we were one step closer, but I... Read more
Production Still in Progress
I am sad to report that the production is again delayed. We have certainly under estimated the amount of work required in bringing a new material from lab... Read more
Product updates and Pre-Orders
We are in the middle of our first production run and things are moving along quickly. Many of you have been asking about shipping dates. We plan to... Read more
Steel has Arrived!!
Ever wondered what 1800 pounds of Stainless Steel Looks like?
We worked with our steel provider to determine the best way to get the flattest sheets possible. Its pretty amazing... Read more
Production and shipping updates
We have been nose to the grind stone for the last 2 weeks getting all the of the processing variables under control. Scaling up the production of polymer... Read more
Survey Responses and Performance Testing Update
Sorry for the long time span between updates but we are hard at work to try and ensure that we stay on track. It has been a lot... Read more
Survey questions and Info
There have been some questions regarding the surveys sent out. I will respond to all of your questions shortly. In the mean time, I wanted to send out... Read more
Surveys Coming Soon
We have made some great progress on the the most important area of this project. Our sole focus up to now has been on converting our coating and... Read more
Geckotek HQ and 3DLT files
It has been a while sense our last update. Rest assured that we have been busy. Production samples should be coming in next week! It will likely take... Read more
We are very busy with all the basics of getting our business setup. We are close to settling on a location to set our business up in. We... Read more
This has been an exciting experience. We are now ready to get down to business. There are many aspects to getting our business setup and running. We have... Read more
Update #5: Final Stretch Goal!
Dear GeckoTek Backers:
GeckoTek Update #4
We have just 9 Days to go. This has been an incredible experience for all of us. Again I can't express how much we appreciate all of your... Read more
GeckoTek Update #3
Hi GeckoTek Backers,
I am happy to announce the first expansion of the Magnetic Base Options. We have been working on making connections with different printer manufactures. We have decided... Read more
Almost to First Stretch Goal!
Dear GeckoTek Backers,
We are nearly to our $30,000 stretch goal! We are very excited to reach this milestone and we have you to thank for it.
Many People have... Read more
We made it!
Thank you all for your incredible support. With your help we reached our funding goal in less than 24 hours!
We are so excited to see that you are as... Read more