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STACKER - A New Kind of Commercial 3D Printer

A project in Minneapolis, MN by STACKER, LLC

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An affordable commercial-grade 3D printer, offering high speed, large build volume, and specially designed for composite filaments.
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $2197

Funded: $413,064 of $100,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Mar 27th (30 days)
Project By: STACKER, LLC
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Latest News

STACKER Successfully Funds Industrial Office F1 3D Printer on Kickstarter

September 10th - via:
3D printer Kickstarter campaigns don’t all get it right, but when it comes to crowdfunding, industrial-grade 3D printer provider STACKER seems to know what it’s doing. The Minnesota-based company just closed a very successful Kickstarter campaign for the new STACKER F1 3D printer, which it’s calling “The Essential Office Machine,” and a new line of F-Series accessories. (Read More)

Multi-Material Print Mode

March 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, we have had some requests to see an example of multi-material printing. Here is a good example of the results you can expect to achieve with multi-material printing on your new STACKER. We are printing with our colorFabb PLA/PHA... (Read More)


March 20th - via:
I've been getting some questions about what brand of stepper motors we put into our STACKER 3D printers. The short answer is Lin Engineering. I already updated our main page with this information, and now I'm sharing it with you in this update.... (Read More)

The view from the top!

March 20th - via:
Hi everyone, here I am printing a 21" (505mm) tall modern LED desk lamp (someday I'll actually finish it). It's a simple twisted spar section that I designed to test really tall and thin wall printing. You can see a photo of this part in the story... (Read More)

more volume = faster prints

March 19th - via:
When it comes to large and functional parts, being able to print thick layers is important for a couple reasons. First, your parts get printed a lot faster, and it gets even faster if you print four parts at one time in "multi-part" mode. The second... (Read More)


March 17th - via:
Hi everyone. I've been getting a number of questions about bridges and retraction, so it's time for an update. Let's start with printing bridges.  As you can see in the photo below, this is a bridge. A bridge causes the hot end to extrude filament... (Read More)

New brassFill filament

March 13th - via:
Team STACKER! It's been a crazy busy week working on the website, ordering parts, and getting ready to move into our new assembly plant. I very much needed a break from all of this, and I know you all want to see some more prints. Well, the timing... (Read More)

It feels great when somebody writes nice things about our products!

March 6th - via:
Team STACKER! Today's post is about a just released article on the blog They had some nice things to say about STACKER and the HYBRID. As you know, we feel strongly about composite filaments here, mainly because they pack a lot of... (Read More)

Yes, you really can 3D print wood.

March 4th - via:
Hello Team STACKER (now that we have so many backers I took the liberty and formed a team), today's post is all about showing you some printing with bambooFill and woodFill PLA/PHA composite filaments, by colorFabb. This amazing Twisted Gear model... (Read More)

Where the rubber meets the road, literally.

March 2nd - via:
This update is about a little part that never gets its fifteen seconds of fame, or even one second. It's about unsung heroes. It's about our rubber feet!  Seriously, we spent WAY too much time trying to source a rubber foot that was non marking, and... (Read More)

Glass bed clamps

March 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone. Here is an up close look at the glass bed clamps. Four of these clamps secure your plate to the bed assembly. Nothing too fancy, but they work great. The upper layer is the glass. The white and gray layer is the bed heater, the orange... (Read More)

New HYBRID hot end video.

February 28th - via:
Hi everyone. Here is a sneak peak of the new HYBRID promotional video. We'll add this video to our main Kickstarter page soon. Let us know what you think. Thank you so much for your support!   (Read More)

Prints in the wild: A really accurate view!

February 27th - via:
Here is another picture of the previously posted part, printed on STACKER. The modeled dimensions of this part are 20mm x 20mm. As you can see from the reading on the digital caliper, it came out really well. To dial in these high level tolerances... (Read More)

Prints in the wild: A really close up view!

February 27th - via:
Hi everyone! I'm starting a new update theme I call "Prints in the wild". I will use these posts to showcase printing that I have done on STACKER, so you know what level of quality to expect with your new STACKER! Here is a super close up view of a... (Read More)

We made our goal, because of YOU!!!

February 25th - via:
Wow, am I excited to get started making your new STACKERS. I personally can't wait to see what you print! Let's keep this campaign rolling so all your friends and colleagues can get a great deal on their new STACKER too. Thanks again early bird... (Read More)

A HUGE thank you to all our backers!

February 25th - via:
We are close to our goal and it's only been an hour and a half! It does not happen without your support and pledges. Thank you so much! Norston  (Read More)

You Early Birds ROCK!

February 25th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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