Velleman K8200 3D Printer Kit

VELLEMAN K8200 3D PRINTER KIT. Did you ever wanted to create your own products? Did you dream that your 3D creations became real products? This is your chance with the Velleman K8200. It’s a build it yourself 3D printer kit to print objects of maximum 20 x 20 x 20 cm using PLA or ABS filament (3 mm plastic wire). It is an extremely fast, reliable and precise printer even when printing at higher speeds. The K8200 is compatible with all free RepRap software and firmware. It is made out of aluminum profiles and is easy to assemble, it leaves room to the user to freely alter the machine and modify it to their liking. The print bed is heated.

Product Features

  • Linear ball bearings: 8 and 10 mm
  • Technology: FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) for PLA and ABS
  • Power supply: 12 V / 3 A max.
  • FTDI USB 2.0 to Serial
  • Dimensions of printable area: 20 x 20 x 20cm / 7.87 x 7.87 x 7.87″
  • Maximum print speed: 150 to 300 mm/s (depending on the object to be printed)
  • Extrusion nozzle: 0.5 mm
  • Extrusion thermistor: NTC 100K
  • Extruded aluminum profiles: 27.5 mm / 1.08″ wide
  • Movement: 4 NEMA 17 stepper motors
  • Dimensions: Width: 50cm / 19.7″, Depth: 42cm / 16.5″, Height: 62cm / 24.4″, Weight: 9Kg / 19.84lbs
  • software: Repetier version 0.84 and up
  • included: 5m PLA black sample
  • The printer requires a computer to print (MAC, WIN or LINUX) and an internet connection to use the online manual and building instructions.
  • The open source hard and firmware are based on the GNU open source communities of RepRap and Sanguinololu.
  • Excelent 3D printer driving software can be downloaded
  • RESOLUTION:
  • Nominal mechanical resolution:
  • X and Y: 0.015 mm (smallest step the printing plate can move in the X and Y direction)
  • Z: 0.781 µm (smallest step the printing plate can move in the Z direction)
  • Nominal printing resolution:
  • Wall thickness (X,Y): 0.5 mm
  • Layer thickness (Z): 0.20 – 0.25 mm
  • THIS IS AN ELECTRONIC KIT AND REQUIRES ASSEMBLY

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3D-printed heart helps doctors prepare for life-saving surgery – Gizmag

Built in three pieces using a flexible filament, the 3D-printed heart reportedly took arou...

Built in three pieces using a flexible filament, the 3D-printed heart reportedly took around 20 hours and cost US$600

3D printing technology has assisted in life-saving heart surgery performed on a 14-month old child, with the J.B Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville producing a printed model of the child’s heart prior to the procedure, allowing the doctors to better prepare for the operation.

Chief of Radiology at Kosair Children’s Hospital Philip Dydysnki approached the school when he and his medical team were looking at ways of treating Roland Lian Cung Bawi, a boy born with four heart defects.

Using images taken from a CT scan of Roland’s heart, researchers from the school’s Rapid Prototyping Center were able to create and print a 3D model of the organ 1.5 times its actual size. Built in three pieces using a flexible filament, the printing reportedly took around 20 hours and cost US$600.

Cardiothoracic surgeon Erle Austin III then used the model to devise a surgical plan, ultimately resulting in the repairing of the heart’s defects in just one operation.

“I found the model to be a game changer in planning to do surgery on a complex congenital heart defect,” said Austin.

Roland has since been released from hospital and is said to be in good health.

You can hear from the people involved in the procedure in the video below.

Source: University of Louisville

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch5_ALrbzno&w=530&h=298]

About the Author

Nick Lavars Nick was born outside of Melbourne, Australia, with a general curiosity that has drawn him to some distant (and very cold) places. Somewhere between enduring a winter in the Canadian Rockies and trekking through Chilean Patagonia, he graduated from university and pursued a career in journalism. He now writes for Gizmag, excited by tech and all forms of innovation, Melbourne’s bizarre weather and curried egg sandwiches.   All articles by Nick Lavars

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