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This is an updated 3D Printer of Folger tech FT-5
The Folger Technologies FT-5 R2 is a great kit combining the simplicity of an erector set with the power of a much more expensive desktop printer. The kit comes with everything you need to assemble the machine with the use of a few simple tools and a little bit of time you too can get started 3D printing the world's next big idea.
The highlights of this kits are the massive 300x300x400mm (12x12c15.75") build area, Linear rails on the X and Y movements. Dual Y motors for added speed and power. This kit also includes an aluminum build surface/headed bed capable of printing many materials including PLA and ABS.
This kit includes the following:
New! CNC Cut ACM (Aluminum Composite Material) Frame Panels
x4 LMF8LUU Linear Bearings
x4 KP08 bearings
x3 Idler Pulley
4x 8mm Chromed Linear Rod for Z (Pre-Cut)
2x T8 4 Start Lead Screw 8mm pitch
x1 300mmx300mm Heated Bed
x1 Direct Drive Extruder w/ Injection Molded Parts for 1.75mm ABS/PLA/Wood/HIPS/PETG
New! 480W 24v Power Supply
x5 NEMA 17 5.0kg/cm Stepper Motors
x3 Meters of GT2 Belt
x6 20 Tooth Pulleys
x1 MKS Gen 1.4 Controller
x4 A4988 Stepper Drivers
x1 Roll of 8mm Kapton Tape
x3 Electronic End Stop Circuits w/ LED
x5 Belt Tensioners
x8 Threaded Bed Adjustment Knobs
x8 Bed Springs
All Required Nuts/Bolts for Assembly
Impressive 300mmx300mmx~400mm Build Area
Able to print ABS & PLA Plastic (1.75mm)
Can run 110V or 220V (Only Comes With US Cord)
Updates over the FT-5 R1:
This is a kit of components for assembly into a 3D Printer by the end user. Building and using the printer is potentially very dangerous as it involves electricity and high temperatures.
Building the printer will require a certain amount of physical dexterity, common sense and a thorough understanding of what you are doing. We have provided fully comprehensive build documentation to enable you to build your Folger Tech 3D Printer Kit in a safe manner.
However ultimately we cannot be responsible for your health and safety whilst building or operating the printer, with that in mind be sure you are confident with what you are doing prior to commencing with building or buying. Read all of the manual to enable you to make an informed decision.
Building and operating involves electricity, so all necessary precautions should be taken and adhered to, the printer runs on 12V supplied by a certified power supply, so you shouldn't ever have to get involved with anything over 12V but bear in mind there can still be high currents involved and even at 12V they shouldn't be taken lightly.
High temperatures are involved with 3D Printing, the Extrusion nozzle of the hot end runs at 230°C, the heated bed runs a 110°C and the molten plastic extruded will initially be at around 200°C, so special care and attention should be made when handling these parts of the printer during operation.
We wouldn't recommend leaving your printer running unattended.We cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, threat, hurt or other negligent result from either building or using the printer.
|Manufacturer Warranty||14 DAY-REPLACEMENTS for Manufacturer Defect, 14 DAY-RETURN Unopened/Unassembled|
|Print size ( X Y Z )||300 x 300 x 400 mm|
|Print Speed||100 to 180 mm/sec|
|Layer Resolution||50 microns|
|Print Precision (Layer Thickness)||.05 mm|
|Filament Diameter||1.75 mm|
|Nozzle Diameter||0.4 mm|
|Filament Compatibility||ABS, PLA, Wood, HIPS and PETG|
|Chassis||CNC Cut ACM (Aluminum Composite Material) Frame Panels|
|Extruder Type||Direct Drive MK9|
|Print Plate (Build Platform)||24V HeatBed|
|Print Head/Hotend/Nozzle Type||MK9|
|Stepper Motors||NEMA 17|
|Supported File Formats||STL|
|Extruder Temperature||245 C (can reach higher but will shorten the longevity of the extruder)|
|Heating Bed Temperature||100 C|
|AC Input||480W 24v Power Supply|
|Power Requirements||110V or 220V|
|Connectivity (Interface)||USB, SD Card|
|Electronics (Motherboard)||MKS Gen 1.4|
|Machine weight||19.5 Kg|
|Shipping box weight||21 Kg|
|Shipping box dimensions||610 x 610 x 152 mm|
|Shipping Location||New Hampshire USA|
|Lead Time (Processing/Handling Time)||2 to 4 Weeks|