Jan 11, 2014

Micron E.M.E Ltd Dual head full metal extruder

After single head version, Micron releases the dual head full metal high end extruder.

The main advantages of Micron's dual head extruder are:
  • Easy nozzles height calibration: Unclamp the "DFGNM" locking screws, lower the 2 nozzles to the flat printing bed and lock again
  • Innovative "all metal" hot end features a detachable filament guide and nozzle module "DFGNM"
  • All metal design enables working with polycarbonate at 280- 300 degrees Celsius and with future materials that require higher working temperatures beyond those supported by plastic extruders and hot end.
  • Reliable design: enabling strong filament gripping by using high torque 1:13 gear motor and stainless steel 303 hobbed gear with special teeth profile.
  • Continuous idler bearing preload adjustment using 2 set screws.
  • Easy opening service doors that does not change idler springs preload, while opening and closing the service doors
  • Smooth filament feeding design that prevents the filament from being stuck after passing the hobbed gear.
  • Tested with PLA, ABS, polycarbonate, nylon and PVA.
  • Priced at: 469.95 USD

Technical specifications:
  • Electrical:
  • Motors: Nema 11 Step Motors.
  • Rated current/Phase: 0.67 Amps
  • 6.2 VDC :Rated voltage/Phase
  • Fans: 40x40x20 size, 12VD 
  • Heaters: 12V
  • Thermistors: 100K ohm NTC thermistor
  • Mechanical:
  • Nominal Distance between the 2 nozzles is 46mm but required fine calibration 
  • 1:13 Planetary Gearbox
  • Materials: black anodize Aluminum, Stainless Steel and Brass.
  • Filament size: 1.75mm
  • Nozzle size: 0.35mm and 0.5mm
  • Total weight:900 gram

Here is the post about single printhead version:

They sell it here: