SpiderBot Delta 3D Printer

Technical Specifications

General Features

  • Dimensions: Diameter 405mm x 800mm high.
  • Z Resolution : 0.0056mm (<6µm)
  • XY Resolution : 0.01mm (Variable due to the Delta Technology, 10µm in the center and better in the outside)
  • Weight: 15Kg to 18Kgs (33lbs to 39lbs).
  • Printing Area: Single head 180mm diameter x 200mm tall ( 7" diameter x 7.8" tall approximately), Dual Head :  Dia~158x200mm.
  • Heated build platform (temperature up to 120°C ) and easily removeable build plate.
  • Semi Automatic Bed leveling.
  • Printing resolution: 0.15 to 0.45mm Z layer thickness.
  • PLA, ABS, HIPS print capability,  using 1.75mm filament, 1 kg spool (Dia 160mm x 90mm)
  • Nozzle Diameter: 0.2 to 0.8 mm.
  • Delta robot principle.
  • Rigid carbon fiber arms.
  • Three Spheres System Printhead with strong Magnetic rod ends.
  • Linear guideway +  Carriages MGN12C
  • Robust Aluminum / Stainless Steel frame CNC Laser Cut
  • Double Drive Extruder.
  • Motherboard Megatronic V3.0 (control up to 6 stepper motors).
  • Step-by-step assembly instructions provided through download. Where each step includes one or more detailed 3D views.
  • Stainless steel screws and nuts for all components.
  • All wires are pre wired with Molex connectors, there is no need for any soldering, nor wiring.
  • Everything is sorted in sealed plastics bags with numbers corresponding to the steps in the assembly instructions.
  • Laser CNC cut Aluminium with thicknesses 1 to 6 mm.
  • All parts are made with laser cut precision, no need for calibration or adjusting geometry. The only geometric calibration required is the Z (height) and level of the print bed in relation to the extruder.

Chassis

  • 3x Main disk support.
  • Middle disk with film
  • 3x Linear guideways lenght 400mm +  3 Carriages MGN12C
  • 3x Stainless Steel Rails 90x15x800mm
  • 3x Top reinforcement bracket.
  • 3x Bottom reinforcement bracket.
  • 3x 1245mm HTD-3 belts.
  • 3x Nema 17 Hi-torque stepper motor.
  • 3x 12 teeth Pulley for HTD-3 type belt (stepper motor).
  • 3x 20 teeth Pulley for HTD-3 type belt (tension system).
  • 3x Needle bearing D6xD10x9mm.
  • 3x Cap head shoulder screw.
  • 3x Tension system for belt.
  • 120x120mm Main Air Flow Fan.

Enclosure (Option)

  • CNC cut Polycarbonate sheet , thickness 1.0 mm.
  • Enclosure dimension (unroled) ~800 x 1240mm.
  • SpiderBot Professional printing label.
  • 2 x 2 laser cut aluminium guide for enclosure fixation on printer.
  • 2mm laser cut aluminium top hood.

Rods (pre-assembled)

  • 6 x Light weight and rigid carbon fiber tube rod. Outer diameter 7.0mm, circularity better than 0.07mm/meter (0.003"/meter).
  • Magnetic Rod Ends.
  • Three Ball System Head (only 3 balls support the extrusion head).
  • 2 Balls per vertical carriage.

 

          

Extruder (One or Two)

  • Double drive unit with automatic wire diameter variation compensasion.
  • Robust double groove driving system (1.75mm filament), excluding any wire slip and wire marks.
  • Hi-torque extrusion system : Nema 23 stepper motor.
  • All aluminium CNC cut parts.
  • 2 x Pa 6.6 30% fiberglass machined gears.
  • Automatic tension system with polyurethane spring.
  • Possibility to take off the filament without changing the adjustment/setup of extruder.
  • Easy opening service door that does not change the preload of Polyurethane spring.

 

Extrusion Hose

  • 630mm (about 2 feet) robust and flexible PTFE smooth hose.
  • Professionnal end fittings.
     

Extrusion head (Single)

  • Aluminium top heat sink including support for 30mm fan.
  • Stainless steel thermal break.
  • Brass nozzle diameter 0.5mm/.020" (option 0.20, 0.30, 0.40, 0.60, 0.70, 0.80 mm) for M6 threaded head and PTFE liners.
  • One ceramic heating cartridge 12V 40W + 1 meter hi-temperature wiring.
  • One thermocouple PTFE isolated.
  • Extruder Cooling : Aluminium heat sink + one fan 30x30 8m3/h.
  • Professional Molex connectors.
  • Wire protection by polyolefin braided hose.

Extrusion head (Dual)

  • Ultra compact and Lightweight design (less than 200grams including mechanism)
  • Rotating support and Inclinated Nozzles
  • 1 x Metal Gear Servo IGUS Ball end for Rotation Axis & Rotation Link
  • Laser Cut Aluminium and Stainless Steel Components
  • 2 x Stainless Steel Thermal Break
  • 2 x 12V40W Ceramic Heater
  • 2 x Thermocouple 260°C (Option 360°)
  • 2 x Brass nozzle diameter 0.5mm/.020" (option 0.20, 0.30, 0.40, 0.60, 0.70, 0.80 mm) for M6
  • Extruder Cooling : Aluminium heat sink + one fan 30x30x15mm 10.0m3/hour
  • Fan Enclosure and Air guide
  • PTFE Tubing, Wiring with Molex connectors, Professionnal Fittings and Wire Protection by polyolefin braided hose.

Option :

  • Hi temperature Thermocouple glass fiber isolated (360°).

 

 

 

 

         

Build Bed

  • Removable Aluminium Bed with 180mm diameter 3D print film.
  • 3mm Laser cut aluminium bed support with 3 CHC M6 screws + Spring for bed level calibration.
  • Heater : 120W 12V heater (up to 120°C), hi-temperature wire.
  • One 100k thermistor + PTFE isolated wire section 0.5mm².
  • Wire protection by polyolefin spirals binding.
  • Semi Automatic Bed Leveling by probing the bed support with the tip of Nozzle.

Electronic components

  • Mother Board: Arduino ATMega2560 MEGATRONICS 3.0 with Firmware configured and uploaded.
  • Power Supply : Input 110/220V,  Output 12V/30A.
  • 1.50m 110/220 power cable for German-French plug included (others power cable: US, UK etc. available on demand).
  • Connection to PC: USB 2.0. Option : RJ45 with Raspberry Pi/ Octoprint.
  • USB cable 1.80 meter lenght included.
  • All wiring with Molex connectors, wire protection by polyolefin binding.
     

Lights (Enclosure Option)

  • 2 x 12V LED Lines.
  • Wiring with Molex connectors.
     

Software

  • Free preconfigured software delivered through download. KISSlicer and RepetierHost.
  • All-in-one installation setup provided for Windows XP SP3,  Vista, 7 and 8.
  • Compatible with most open-source 3D printer software.
     

 

What is not included

  • Printing Material.
  • Tools for assembly. A list of required tools is provided in the assembly instructions manual, click here to download (4Mb).

 


Options

Pre Assembled Parts

For ease of assembly, the Pre Assembled Parts option provides you with the following conveniences: 

  • The filament extruder is completely assembled and calibrated, tested settings have been preloaded in the Megatronics control board which is included in your order.
  • The three linear guideway are assembled in the rails including the channels for cables and wires . 
  • Extrusion Head and guide cable will arrive pre assembled. This way the extrusion head and filament/cable guide can easily be installed by plugging in the Molex connectors and linking the magnetic rod ends to the spheres on the bottom plate of the extrusion head. The extrusion head will furthermore be be tested to be fully functional before shipping. The assembly includes the following parts:
    • The hot end with wiring.
    • Three Sphere Plate.
    • PTFE Tube.
    • Fan, including bended support.
    • Wago connectors with wiring.
  • The removable build plate will come with a plastic film applied ready for printing.
     

PEI Bed

  • Laser cut Aluminium Sheet thickness: 2.0 mm.
  • Waterjet Cut PEI thickness: close to 1.0 mm.
     

Printed Part Heater

  • Includes 110V or 220V - 350W Aluminium Part heater with Fan.
  • Aluminium Support Bracket.
  • 3-32V DC / 24-380VAC Static Relay.
  • Screws and  nuts.
  • Wires with Molex connectors.
  • Cables channel.
     

Autonomous Printing

  • Raspberry Pi B+.   
  • Box for Raspberry Pi and Velcro support.
  • 12V-5V power DC Converter, cables and Molex connectors for Raspberry Pi.
  • RJ45 panel female connector + RJ45 Wire.
  • Usb Cable (USB B 90°/USB A).
  • SD Card 16Gb (included Linux/Octopi preloaded and configured).
     

Camera

  • Camera 1080x768 for Raspberry Pi B+  (Need Autononomous Printing).
  • Laser Cut Aluminium Camera Support.
  • Camera Enclosure / Screws.
  • Camera Wire 700mm + Wire Protection.

Specifications are subject to change without notice for technical improvement.