Items tagged with botObjects

Back in April, botObjects sent word that it was developing a full-color 3D printer called the ProDesk3D, a device that would use a 5-color PLA cartridge to print mulitcolored items and offer a huge array of color options. At the time, there wasn’t apparently a working prototype, and preorders weren’t even available for two months hence. Fast forward a season, and botObjects does indeed have a working prototype, and the video of the thing in action is amazing. The FDM/PLA ProDesk3D can print at a 25 micron resolution with 1.75mm filament at 175mm/s, and botObjects now has translucent colors available, as well. Note the smooth transition between colors on the vase below. The ProDesk3D... Read more...
While even the ability to print small plastic tchotchkes in 3D with a large printer is still a bit of a marvel, a company called botObjects is attempting to take things a step further with the ProDesk3D printer, which is a full color 3D printer that can sit comfortably on your desk. What’s most notable about the ProDesk3D is that it uses a 5-color PLA cartridge, so users can specify a huge array of different colors for the object they’re creating. The ProDesk3D also features easy-to-use software designed to offer a user-friendly way to choose colors, tweak designs, and print objects, as well as automatic setup and build platform auto-leveling. It’s also a product with an attractive... Read more...