Apr 20, 2013

New pico hot end by B3 Innovations

All new full metal hot end by B3 Innovations. Kickstarter campaign will follow soon.


Tech-specs from the product page:

3mm Filament Hot-End
303 Stainless Steel 1-Piece Leak Prevention Structure
Single point M6x1.0 top mount
Interchangeable Brass Nozzle—Exterior Tapered M6 x1.0 (available in 0.4mm & 0.5mm outlet diameters) Interchangeable 40-watt Cartridge Heater 6 x 23mm—release agent coated & 100cm heat-resistant leads (available in 12 & 24 volts)
Interchangeable 100K NTC Thermistor – 300°C Maximum—Pre-wired, crimped & soldered. Heat shrink & Teflon tube insulated leads
Eccentric 0.5mm thin Cooling Fins Material: 303 Stainless Steel
Size: 51.77mm x 14.29mm diameter
Weight: 30.73 grams

Tapered Nozzle:
Leak Prevention Exterior Tapered Threads High-Precision Purpose Machined Exterior M6 KEG x 1.0 Tapered Thread Material: Brass Size: 7mm Hex, 11.54mm Tall, 5.50mm Tapered Thread Section Outlet Diameters: 0.4mm & 0.5mm Weight: 1.89 grams

Universal Mount:
Laser-slotted and taped to fit the pico hot-end to various printers
Light weight Aluminum for reduced moment of inertia and ease of modifications

Operating Temperature:
Up to 300º Celsius (572ºF) Limited by the thermistor