Yes, we know; 3D printers are getting featured every now and then on every major media outlet. That is because 3D printers are transforming the manufacturing world. The reason why they are so popular is that anyone can make use of them to 3D print cool items. 3D printing technology has become more reliable and precise. What makes buying a 3D printer even more tempting is the fact that the price tags are becoming affordable.
We have put together a list of five 3D printers that you can get in 2019 and become a 3D printing expert. Check out the list below and do let us know what you think of it;
Prusa i3 MK3
There is no way that you can go wrong with Josef Prusa. He based in the Czech Republic, and his printers have become the go-to 3D printers for beginners and experts alike. The latest among the iterations of the MK line is no exception. The iteration is called Prusa i3 MK3. It is an FDM printer that is durable, reliable, and built while making sure that high-quality results are guaranteed without an enormous price tag. You won’t be able to 3D print something large with it though. However, what you do print is going to be of top-notch quality for this price range. It also features open source and has a large community that will greatly benefit you.
The Ultimaker 3 is considered the Rolls-Royce of 3D printing. The expensive 3D printer is easy to use and reliable. It is the perfect size for your classroom setting and comes with dual extrusion, swappable cores thus enabling quick nozzle changes. It also comes with wireless connectivity and print cam for the sake of monitoring your 3D prints. Thanks to its software, you can upload projects within seconds.
Creality Ender 3
Don’t have enough money to buy an Ultimaker 3? Don’t worry, Creality Ender 3 can provide you with good enough quality results without hurting your wallet. It has a build volume of 220 x 220 x 250 and can 3D print using different materials such as PLA, ABS, PETG, and Exotics. The 3D printer, Creality Ender 3, will cost you under $200.
Anycubic i3 Mega
Here is another hassle-free and an economically priced 3D printer, which can help you get into the 3D printing. It will cost you $300 and offers reliability along with good quality 3D prints. The printer can print using PLA and PET-G without breaking a sweat. It can work seamlessly if you design your projects using these materials. Bear in mind though; you will have to assemble the 3D printer on your own once it arrives.
The Creality CR-10 will set you back $500 but can compete with the higher end 3D printers. It has a build volume of 300 x 300 x 400 and is capable of 3D printing ABS, PLA, HIPS, PETG, Nylon, and Exotics without any hassle. The printer does require some construction and information about 3D printing before you can begin to receive amazing 3D prints.