Indian Startup 3D-ing Unveils The Most Affordable 3D Printer For Just $325.
3D printing technology has seen a fast paced growth in all corners of the globe since its advent. With its massive potential for application in endless areas, 3D printing has become a topic that has caught the attention of technology enthusiasts, manufacturers and mainstream media with a sense of wonder.
There being a wide array of commercial scientific and personal uses for the technology revolving around it, 3D printing is one that needs to be comprehended in the best way possible. Lately, India has seen many advances in the 3D printing sector, with the rise of many companies building healthy competition in the market.
Now, an Indian company 3D-ing has at the very right time launched a very affordable 3D printer called Fab X. According to the company, FabX is the most affordable Professionally built Desktop 3D Printer made in India.
Due to the low pricing, the machine would prove to be very affordable for the citizens of India and also those living abroad. Krishna Kumar of 3D-ing says, “The 3D printer was released on Jan 31st at our 2nd Anniversary event and we have now started taking pre-orders. The FabX 3D printer is manufactured by us and it is for sale in both India as well as abroad.”
The company was able to manufacture the printers at just RS.19, 999 because of the extremely dedicated research and development team. “This FabX was made especially to tend to the needs of students and hobbyists and for small prototyping,” explained Kumar. “In the future we will be launching machines that will be suitable for architectural purposes, and industrial prototyping with industry grade services.”
The printer consists of HiWin miniature series rails and blocks and works on super precise coreXY mechanism. The printer is also very user-friendly with easy to remove build plate.
Specifications of FabX 3D Printer
- Build Volume: 100 x 100 x 100 mm
- Heated Bed: None
- Machine Dimensions: 300 x 300 x 300 mm
- Machine Weight: 5.5kg
- Print Speed: 30-100 mm/s
- Minimum Layer Height: 50 microns
- Nozzle Diameter: 0.4mm
- Print Materials: PLA, T Glass, wood filaments, flexible filaments
- Filament Diameter: 1.75mm
- Power Consumption: 70 Watts
- Connectivity: USB
- Warranty: 12 Months
- Software Used: Cura
- File Type Compatibility: STL and Gcode
If interested, you can make your purchases from 3D-ing website for Rs. 19,999. The FabX printer is currently available and in stock!
You can check out this (time-lapse) video of FabX in action.
The company foresees enormous scope in the Indian market, which was evident from Kumar’s statement. “India, like any other developing country, has a huge industrial belt and each one of them require 3D printers for prototyping at various levels. In addition to the industries, we have educational institutions, research parks, and product designers who are looking forward to cost-effective 3D Printers and advancements in 3D printing,” Kumar said.
3D printing is fast becoming popular with the masses, and with prices of these 3D printers coming down consistently, it won’t be long before they start becoming integral part of most offices and homes!