Open your mind to the world of multi-coloured/multi-property prints with the Lulzbot® TAZ Dual Extruder Tool Head v2! This accessory is an upgradeable tool head from Lulzbot, recommended for advanced users. It enables multi-coloured and multi-material 3D prints although it does require some calibration. Use either of the two hot ends to 3D print objects that wouldn’t normally be possible. You’ll be able to print with popular support materials, like HIPS or water-soluble PVA and in doing so print crazy & complex models that weren’t possible previously.
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The new Lulzbot TAZ® Dual Extruder Tool Head v2 includes two of the popular Lulzbot® Hexagon Hot Ends. The hot end has an all-metal construction, raising the maximum extrusion temperature to 300°C thereby allowing you to print with a wider range of specialty 3D printing filaments.
An additional upgrade from the Dual-Extruder v1 is the aluminum extruder mounting plate for easier setup and a more reliable experience, print after print.
Using the second extruder for HIPS or PVA support material will make any print a breeze. After printing your object with HIPS support material, simply pull it away to reveal your part. For more complex parts, or for objects with hard to reach internally supported areas, use water-soluble PVA filament. Once 3D printed, soak the object and wash away the support material.
Multi-coloured prints are also an option with this tool head, the 2 extruders can be used to print 2 of the same filament (in different colors), it really opens the door on some awesome looking prints.
Lulzbot® TAZ Dual Extruder Tool Head v2 (Fully Assembled)
Wade's Accessible Extruder
Lulzbot® TAZ Extruder Mount
Required filament diameter: 3mm
Hot end temperature range: 120°C - 300°C
Nozzle diameters: 0.5mm
Required power system: 24v
Fans: Heat sink and nozzle fans included
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Documentation and Resources:
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