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LulzBot TAZ Flexystruder Tool Head v2

SKU: CE04392

$435.00 AUD, inc GST
$395.45 AUD, exc GST
LulzBot TAZ Flexystruder Tool Head v2

SKU: CE04392

$435.00 AUD, inc GST
$395.45 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: CE05356

Shipping:

  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

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This product has been replaced by: CE05356

Printing with flexible materials has never been so easy! Simply upgrade your Lulzbot Taz 3D Printer tool head with the newest revision of the Flexystruder Tool Head v2. You'll be able to 3D print with any of the speciality flexible filaments available. As always, Lulzbot has utilised their extremely reliable all-metal Hexagon Hot-End right into this tool head, making your flexible printing ventures as reliable as possible.

For a detailed step-by-step guide on installing this tool head, visit the Open Hardware Assembly Instructions.

This tool head only works with LulzBot TAZ 6, LulzBot TAZ 5
Need Support? Visit the Forums, we're here to help!

Features

Once you have installed the tool head, all of the filaments available from NinjaTek will be right at your fingertips. Upon initializing your printer in Cura (Lulzbot Edition) with this tool head, you will have access to a wide range of printer profiles for flexible filaments! You can use SemiFlex® Filaments to product strong, but slightly flexible cases and enclosures for your project, or use NinjaFlex® for strong and stretchy props, costumes, and wearables.

As this extruder uses a PTFE tube to guide the flexible filament down through the tool head, it is not advised that you use rigid filaments such as PLA or ABS with the Flexystruder, as they can cause unnecessary wear and tear on the PTFE. Essentially, you will just want to stick with flexible filaments on your Flexystruder. Not to worry though, swapping out a tool head only requires one screw to fit the whole extruder to the tool head carriage.

Parts Included

1 x Fully Assembled LulzBot® TAZ Flexystruder Tool Head v2
1 x Wade's Accessible Extruder
1 x LulzBot® TAZ Extruder Mount
1 x UHU® brand Glue Stick

Specifications

Required filament diameter: 3mm (or 2.85mm)
Hot end temperature range: 120°C - 300°C
Nozzle diameter: 0.6mm
Required power system: 24v
Using stiff, non-flexible filament with the green flexystruder is not advised as it can lead to premature extruder body wear and purging difficulty when switching between materials.
Fans: Heat sink and nozzle fans included

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Documentation and Resources:
  • Printing with Rigid and Flexible Filaments
  • So we have had a lot of interest in the additional tool heads for the Lulzbot machines, especially the flexible filament extruders. There are a few questions that come along with the possibility of the further investment into 3D printing. We think it...
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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