SINTERING MATERIALS

Full cycle solutions that including debinding and sintering equipment letting anyone 3D Print pure metal parts in-house for prototyping and short-run manufacturing. 


Sintering Furnaces for 3D Printing

Sintering Furnaces

This high capacity sintering furnace is suitable for all materials created by The Virtual Foundry.

The furnace is delivered as a package and includes:

• Pre-programmed controller
• Vacuum pump
• 1kg Al2O3 refractory ballast
• 0.5kg Powdered Graphite refractory ballast
• Crucible
• Manual
• Gloves and Tongs

Prices do not include shipping from The Virtual Foundry to the customer location.

For complete firing instructions, see the Use Instructions page in the section titled, Sintering in a Vacuum or Inert Environment.

All units have a maximum temperature of 1400°C (2552°F).

DESKTOP PRINTERS FOR METAL 3D PRINTING


Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer for Metal Filaments

Ultimaker 2+

An enhanced feeder gives you total control over pressure on the Filament.

Easily switch between 0.25, 0.40, 0.60 and 0.80 mm nozzles for greater detail or faster print speed.

The new fancaps are aimed directly below the nozzle to maximize even airflow for better print quality

Price: $2,500

TAZ 6 3D Printer for Metal Filaments

LulzBot TAZ 6

A large build volume of 2 enables large prints, or many small prints at once

Self-leveling, self-cleaning, tetherless printing, and an integrated power supply make powerful 3D printing easy

Modular tool head carriage design allows plug-and-play with different print heads for growing selection of 3D printing filament materials

Price: $2,500

prusa i3 mk3 kit 3d printer for metal filaments

Prusa i3 MK3

Automatic mesh bed levelling

Heatbed with cold corners compensation – for warpless 3D printing from any material

Hassle free PEI print surface - no glass, no glue, no ABS juice

Price: $750

Official Creality3D Ender 3 DIY 3D Printer Kit

Creality Ender3 Desktop 3D Printer

High-quality power supply, with 2 separate fuses to protect your printer from unexpected power surges, that can heat the build surface to 90*C in just 5 minutes!

Tight filament path improves compatibility with flexible filament

State of the art, "Resume Print" technology.

Price Range: $209 - $220

ender 3 direct drive upgrade kit for metal 3d printing

Ender 3 Direct Drive Upgrade Kit

Creality Ender 3 Direct Drive upgrade kit: the DD E3 by Basaraba Innovations that is compatible with all Ender 3 and Ender 3 Pro 3D printers. This kit includes everything needed to upgrade your machine to a direct drive with no machine modification required. This kit requires approximately 15 minutes to install (30 minutes, tops if new to the machine). There is also a version of this that will work on the Creality CR-10 and Tevo Tornado available here.

Price Range: $35

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3D METAL PRINTING FILAMENTS


Aluminum Metal Filament for 3D metal printing on the desktop

Aluminum Filament

Aluminum Filamet™ contains around 65% metal. Filamet™ enables any Fused Filament Fabrication printer to produce metal objects. Once fired in a kiln, the result is 100% metal.

Bronze Filament for metal 3d printing on the desktop

Bronze Filament

Bronze Filamet™ contains around 87% metal. Filamet™ enables any Fused Filament Fabrication printer to produce metal objects. Once fired in a kiln, the result is 100% metal.

Copper Filament for 3D Metal Printing on the Desktop

Copper Filament

Copper Filamet™ contains around 90% metal. Filamet™ enables any Fused Filament Fabrication printer to produce metal objects. Once fired in a kiln, the result is 100% metal.

High Carbon Iron Metal Filament for 3D Metal Printing on the Desktop

High Carbon Iron Filament

High Carbon Iron Filamet™ contains around 80% metal. Filamet™ enables any Fused Filament Fabrication printer to produce metal objects. Once fired in a sintering furnace, the result is 100% metal. High Carbon Iron Filamet™ is highly ferromagnetic both before and after sintering.

Stainless Steel 316L Filament for metal 3d printing

Stainless Steel 316L Filament

Stainless Steel 316L Filamet™ contains at least 80% metal. Filamet™ enables any Fused Filament Fabrication printer to produce metal objects. Once fired in a kiln, the result is 100% metal.