Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., a leading 3D printing manufacturer in China held a press conference on May 28th, announcing the release of the CTC Giant 3D printer. The printer developed by open source 3D printer maker Ultimaker, is seen as a mammoth among traditional desktop printers. It will come with the popular Cura slicing software and has a huge maximum print size of 305mm X 305mm X 405mm!
The printer made its debut at the Zhuhai, China press conference, and has several features that make stand out on the market apart from its size and massive print size. The CTC Giant 3D printer has an option to be untethered and can be operated by remote control through a laptop, smartphone or tablet. Special apps accompany the printer that can be used on iOS and Android to simplify this process. The Giant has a sharp, streamlined design made of stainless steel that will function well in a wide variety of environments from schools to high-end users.
Giant 3D printer is the first of CTC’s super-sized product line, committed to bringing desktop 3D printing to a whole new level. Think big, print big. The price point of the printer is $2,500 USD and is currently available on Suning, Tmall and JD.
Below are a list of Giant 3D printer’s specs:
|Print specifications||Forming principle molten accumulation error correctionPrototyping platform size 305x305x405mm error correctionPositioning accuracy Axis X/Y: 10 micro Axis Z 1 micro error correctionPrinting thickness 0.04 (Rt) mm–0.4mmPrinter head single sprinkler, error correction|
|Software requirements||Slicing software CuraSoftware format STL, Rt OBJ, GcodeOperating system Windows Error correction, MacOS|
|Consumables specifications||Printing material ABS plastic, PlA plastic error correctionMaterial color 18 colors error correction|
|Physical parameter||Working temperature for the printer head 280 degrees error correctionNozzle diameter 0.4 mm/0.2 mmMaximum speed of print 180mm/secondPower requirement AC 110-240V error correction|