Feb 1, 2014

Update on Vader molten aluminum DIY metal 3d printer - now debugging with gallium

Vader is under development, now they are testing the printhead with gallium which melts at low temperatures (30 C) and then they will continue with molten aluminum (at 800 C).

Introduction to Vader:


They also released mock-up of their Mark 1 unit:

The Mark I will be the first production machine. It will be built in very low volumes and sold to technically capable development customers who will help us improve the product,. With the lessons learned from development, the company will create the mass production successor.

Estimated Sale Price: $400,000
Estimated Release Date: Q1-Q2 2014