FDM150: Intermediate Ultimaker 3D Printers
Fused-deposition modeling ("FDM") 3D printers are incredibly versatile machines, capable of creating everything from board game pieces to prosthetic limbs. As 3D printers become more common in businesses, schools, and homes, it's important to know how to use these machines for personal or professional projects. In FDM150, you'll learn all about what FDM 3D printing is, how it works, what it excels at (and what its limitations are), common FDM 3D printer anatomy as well as anatomy unique to Ultimaker 3D printers, and finally several tips and trips for working with commonly used 3D printing materials.
Among desktop 3D printers, Ultimakers are some of the most formidable -- boasting a dual extrusion system capable of printing in several colors or materials simultaneously. These printers are solid, printed parts are exceptional, and their performance and reliability are unmatched. During the COVID-19 crisis, we ran all eight of our Ultimakers day and night for 6 months straight, and they proved themselves to be extraordinary workhorses, easily securing them the top spot as our favorite desktop FDM machines.
For those makers who wish to dive right in and get spoiled by machines that simply cannot break down, FDM150 is the way to go.