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MICROMOLDER: Fully automatic desktop injection molder

A project in Lakewood, CO by ShopBotix

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An affordable automatic desktop injection molding machine for professional creators.
Backers: 145
Average Pledge Per Backer: $2053

Funded: $297,639 of $35,000
Dates: Nov 27th -> Dec 27th (30 days)
Project By: ShopBotix
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Latest News

Our design process history for MicroMolder

December 19th - via: We have been getting a few messages and emails re: our design and development for MicroMolder.  Lots of great comments and questions around how we developed such a great design (thank you for those complements).... (Read More)

We're cutting tooling!

December 16th - via:
Even with 10 days still left in the campaign we are moving as fast as we can to get into production mode.  Hot off the mill is the first RIM (reaction injection molding) tooling inserts.  We test drove this tool design on our Alpha prototype with... (Read More)

Did you miss your chance to attend the Formlabs webinar on injection molding with 3D printed tooling?

December 12th - via:
If you didn't get a chance to attend the Formlabs webinar on injection molding with 3D printed tooling you can still watch the recorded version:... (Read More)

Upcoming webinar on injection molding with 3D printed tooling for short run manufacturing.

December 3rd - via:
**Shopbotix has no affiliation and is not a paid endorser ** With that disclaimer out of the way we just wanted to share that an upcoming webinar hosted by Formlabs on the topic: How to Quickly Fabricate Short Run Injection Molds: A Live Panel... (Read More)

More parts arrive

December 1st - via:
LCDs and touch overlays More parts to the puzzle.  The flood of parts has started with more arrivals.  Lots and lots of 7-inch touch screens.  We won't post updates for every set of deliveries we get but we just wanted to share because we are... (Read More)

Getting started early

December 1st - via:
MicroMolder PCB's The amount of work to fabricate and build each MicroMolder unit is intensive and we are wasting no time.  Just arrived this weekend were the first order of PCB's.  Next step is to start populating these up and baking them in.... (Read More)


November 28th - via:
We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for the overwhelming support! We are pumped to see so many people jump in on day one to get their own desktop injection molder and to support our effort in bring this machine to more users. The level of... (Read More)

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