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The CreatorBot-3D printer. Professional grade large printer

A project in Hubbard, OH by Ben and Tom Kilar

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The CreatorBot is the first affordable commercial grade large scale printer that everyone can use. Create bigger prints!
Backers: 79
Average Pledge Per Backer: $956

Funded: $75,517 of $30,000
Dates: Jul 2nd -> Aug 5th (34 days)
Project By: Ben and Tom Kilar
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Latest News

Easy Filament Loading

August 2nd - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Ever since we debuted our feature for changing filaments mid-print, I have wanted to make it just as easy to load. Well, here it is! A basic rundown: -Insert filament into... (Read More)

Close ups of the Electronics

July 29th - via:
Rear view of the printer  Dual fans are positioned over the electronics to force cooling. The heat bed is controlled with a heavy duty relay to minimize high amperage loads through the board.  An Energy chain carries the wires to the hot end... (Read More)

Stretch Goal $45,000.00

July 24th - via:
We are adding a stretch goal of $45,000.00 to upgrade all the printers with WiFi connectivity!  (Read More)

Flexible Filament

July 20th - via:
We got in a few meters of Ninjaflex flexible filament to see how it prints. It prints slower than most materials that we have tried but it is really flexible.  (Read More)

18" Build Height with Enclosure.

July 19th - via:
We had some request on a taller build height so we added the option to increase the build height from 12" to 18" for $99.00 added to your pledge.  Along with the height option we are enclosing the chamber to control the cooling process for the extra... (Read More)

Change Filament Command video

July 16th - via:
Here's a short video clip on changing colors with a single extruder. We added a command feature to make it easy to swap out colors. When the control is activated it will stop printing, park the extruder, retract the filament and wait for the command... (Read More)

More materials can be printed on the CreatorBot 3D printer!

July 10th - via:
We put up a couple pictures of the Carbon Fiber , 618 Nylon, Polycarbonate ABS and High temp PLA.  (Read More)

Change Filament Command

July 10th - via:
Hi Everyone, I just uploaded a short  video that Ben did yesterday printing the CreatorBot  logo in three colors using a change filament command that he added to the software. It adds another dimension to your prints. We love 3D printing and we... (Read More)

Two Color Video posted

July 9th - via:
We just posted a video printing two colors. We used a gopro camera so the resolution is a little off. But the print came out great. The print is a Ben original!  (Read More)

Accepts most types of Filaments.

July 8th - via:
We are constantly trying different filaments on the CreatorBot 3D printer. Our printer can accept most any style of filament reels on the market. Along with ABS,PLA, Laywoo wood composite and PETT, we just finished running some Carbon Fiber infused... (Read More)

The "Low" Filament Detection System is completed!

July 8th - via:
We are happy to announce that we have completed the design of the "Low" Filament Detection System and are adding it as a standard feature to the CreatorBot 3D printer. All of the pledges received will have the new system on their printer.  Tom and... (Read More)

First Day!

July 3rd - via:
Wow! what a great response for the first day of our campaign. We want to thank all of the backers who supported us on the start of our journey. we are Looking forward to weeks to come. Tom and Ben Kilar  (Read More)

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