Feb 19, 2014

BigRep 3d printer with HUGE printvolume

This is one big BIG printer. It has bigger volume then Obejt 1000.

BigRep technical specifications:
  • Build volume (mm): 1147 x 1000 x 1188 (ca. 1.3 m³)
  • Resolution: 100 micron – 1 mm
  • Tool heads: 2
  • Fabrication methods: FDM 3D Printing
  • CNC Milling (optional)
  • Supported Printing Materials: PLA, ABS, PVA, HDPE, PC, NYLON, TPE, LAYWOOD, LAYBRICK
  • Weight: Printer appx. 200 kg
  • Weight: Heated Table appx. 40 kg
  • Distance Pole to Pole (quadratic):  1,575 m
  • Height (maximum): 1,585 m
  • Length: 1,665 m

The price will also be huge: 39000 USD! WOW!

Now, don't get me wrong, I would really like to see it in action, and not only on mock-ups and few photos ob printed objects. How do they handle material changes in such a huge volume? Is this even important?

BigRep PDF brochure:

Organic design table printed on BigRep

Update (212.2.2014.)

Update 2:

here is another video wit some action from BigRap printing coffee table: