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EdTech At CES 2018: Lulzbot Is Harnessing Imagination and Creativity With Their 3D Printing Robots

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CES 2018 is just around the corner and Aleph Objects, the creators of the Lulzbot 3D printing robots is set to show off 1o new products for the LulzBot 3D Printing Ecosystem. It’s going to be a busy January for the creators of one of the most sought after 3D printing devices for classrooms, maker spaces and schools. LulzBot is also set to appear at FETC 2018 in Orlando at the end of the month.

The LulzBot 3D Printers offer a new level of freedom when it comes to creativity. For starters, the company is an open source hardware company. That means that there’s a whole community of makers that are creating ways to retrofit, work around and otherwise bring 3D Printing to new heights using LulzBot.

Out of the box the Lulzbot 3D printers support a wide range of filaments, and skill levels. allowing the user to create just about anything you can imagine. From plastic toys to prosthetic ears, LulzBot can handle the job. It’s also perfect for any job in a K-12 maker space. There are tool head upgrades available directly through LulzBot that makes no project out of reach. And, if you can’t make what you want with that, there’s a whole world of modifications you can find in the user community to help print anything from food to gears and everything in between.

The company offers two different 3D Printers, the LulzBot Taz 6, suited for intermediate users. The printer comes with an affordable $2500 price tag. It’s easy to create small and large projects on the LulzBot Taz 6. The LulzBot Mini is great for beginners and for classrooms and maker spaces for kids

In addition to the LulzBot Taz 6 and the LulzBot Mini, the company will be showing off 10 new products released last month. he products include Free Software, tool heads, printer accessories, and filaments that expand and improve functionality and user experience. The string of new products demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to 3D printing innovation and collaboration.

Aleph Objects the creators of LulzBot is a free software and open source hardware company which means they subscribe to the philosophy “release early and release often”. This translates to constant innovation for makers around the world.

Their newest releases start with Cura LulzBot Edition which features better print quality than ever before with an updated user interface. The software also features improved automatic support material generation and many new slicing options for advanced users looking to fine tune their g-code.

On the hardware side, Aleph Objects has introduced nine new products addressing three key requests from the very active LulzBot user community: geometric freedom, improvements to ease use and maintenance and expanded versatility.

LulzBot TAZ Dual Extruder v3 Tool Head Released November 21, 2017– This tool head allows the use of dedicated support material, including soluble filament that dissolves and separates in water. The Dual Extruder v3 does not require nozzle leveling or offset calibration, is lighter and more compact than its predecessor, and features improved heat sink and part cooling. With hassle-free hardware, integrated software, and water-soluble support material, who knew geometric freedom could be this easy?

Polydissolve S1 Filament by PolyMaker Released December 6, 2017 – This dedicated support filament is soluble in water and pairs perfectly with the LulzBot TAZ Dual Extruder v3 Tool Head.

LulzBot Mini Modular Print Bed System Released November 21, 2017 – Makes maintaining your LulzBot Mini’s heated print bed simple and enables easy experimentation with after-market build surfaces.

LulzBot TAZ Modular Print Bed SystemReleased December 6, 2017 – Makes maintaining your LulzBot TAZ’s heated print bed simple and enables easy experimentation with after-market build surfaces.

LulzBot Mini Graphical LCD ControllerReleasing Soon – Operate your latest-generation LulzBot Mini without connection to a computer and print from the included SD card.

LulzBot Mini Aerostruder Tool HeadReleasing Soon – Features the popular and powerful E3D Titan Aero Extruder and Hot End for high quality 3D printing of both rigid and flexible filaments.

LulzBot TAZ Aerostruder Tool Head Releasing Soon – Features the popular and powerful E3D Titan Aero Extruder and Hot End for high quality 3D printing of both rigid and flexible filaments.

Chroma Strand ABS Filament Released October 25, 2017 – Premium ABS filament with terrific color richness and consistency perfect for production environments.

Nylon LulzBot 3D Printer Enclosure by GalaxG Design WorldReleased October 25, 2017 – Provides an affordable, lightweight solution for keeping your LulzBot TAZ or Mini protected from dust and drafts.

You can check out all of these products and more at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, January 9-12th booth #8700 in North Hall. You can also see them at FETC 2018 in Orlando Florida, January 23026th, booth #143 and online at lulzbot.com.

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