Formlabs Disrupting 3D Printing But Will Continue Supporting Printer With Consumables
Formlabs, a Massachusetts-based company founded in 2011, is saying goodbye to the 3D Printing but promised to continue supporting the printer with consumables. This commodity that is intended to be used includes the build platforms and resin tanks “for as long as we reasonably can”. Formlabs will also honor all existing warranties as well as offer replacement parts and replacement system units.
The bittersweet farewell to the 3D Printing comes with a celebration of introducing Form 2 in the market. As of today, Formlabs’ attention is focused on a more professional-grade Form 2 printer next to Form 1+. According to TechCrunch, Form 2 is another type of beast altogether, and even it’s more expensive, it is also proposed at a more high-end set of users.
Why Upgrade to Form 2 when you have Form 1 or Form1+?
In this modern world, there is always an innovation that makes human's life better. Form 1 has been plagued with reliability issues that the customers are struggling with. Looking for a professional-quality printer, Formlabs devices are on the line and those are reliable as well.
Form 2 is Formlabs’ 3rd generation printer sporting a whole range of new features. It is equipped with a new peeling mechanism, a touchscreen display, a heated tank, wireless controls and an automated resin system. The resulting prints that come off of Form 2 have consistently been among the highest quality objects to come off of any desktop 3D printer. Compared to Form 1, as described by KickStarter, Form 2 has a number of resin options that Form 1 did not support. If you are looking for the most mature, reliable desktop stereolithography 3D printer, then the Form 2 is perfect for you. You get a discounted Form 2 bundle if you own Form 1+ and would like to upgrade to a Form 2.
Form 2 has Stereolithography (SLA) Sliding Peel Process with wiper Automated. It has a build volume of 145 x 145 x 175-millimeter allowing users print parts up to 5.7 x 5.7 x 6.9 inches with no sacrifices in print fidelity. It is much better compared to another printer since it can print in a really large volume.
Swatch To Release New Operating System For Swiss Smartwatches
Considering the popularity of iOS and Android, Swatch is fighting an uphill battle. However, Swatch's "think small" approach will work better, since the company is trying to solve the biggest problem for wearable devices.
AMD Ryzen 5 Mid-Range CPU Lineup To Launch On April 11
The Ryzen 5 1500X and Ryzen 5 1400 are both quad-core/8-thread CPUs, runs at 3.5-3.7GHz and 3.2-3.4GHz, respectively. Also, AMD might release more models over time to flesh out this new lineup.
GoPro Cuts 270 Jobs To Reduce Operating Expenses For 2017
GoPro laid off seven percent of its workforce in January of 2016, but the layoffs in November were more severe. The company cut 15 percent of its employees, completely shuttered its entertainment division and president Tony Bates.
Restoring Century-Old Delage Type-S Grand Prix Is Possible With This Technology
An ancient Delage Type-S Grand Prix is put back on the road thanks to 3D technology. A team of engineer used 3D printing and scanning to give one of the oldest classic cars another chance on the road.
Wolfprint 3D Launches Human Scanning Pods
Wolfprint is set to launch human scanning pods, which aims to revolutionize the 3D scanning industry.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Tips for Speeding up a VPN
VPN is all about data and information security. It bars predators from snooping into your data. It prevents hackers from stealing confidential information. But wait, did you know that VPN can slow down your internet? Yes, it can.
How Do Personal Emergency Response Systems Work?
Personal emergency response systems, known as PERS for short, are systems that help people to raise the alarm and get immediate help when a medical or personal emergency occurs. They are ideal for older people and anyone with a mobility issue or an injury or illness that can cause falls.
How to Download Free Android Emulator for Gaming on PC?
Are you looking to play Android games on PC with the help of the best Android emulator? There are numerous types of online platform which provide user friendly access and support for the interested communities to get immediate access to install their best recommended Android applications.
Netflix is Raising Prices, Here’s How it Now Compares to Other Streaming Services
Once a brand gains the trust and loyalty of its market, it is only logical that it attempts to flex its dominant muscle. Such is the tale that fits the recent price hike coming from the stable of Netflix. Having baited consumers into believing that streaming, and not cable subscription, is the right way to go, Netflix has now decided to drop its own form of a bombshell on consumers in the form of price increment. The news, which was announced earlier this year, detailed that Netflix would be raising prices across all of its plans by 13 to 18 percent.