3D printers are no longer hard to obtain objects as individuals and small businesses have started using these highly efficient devices for manufacturing products or stationery from the comfort of their homes or offices. 3D printer machines come in various forms and sizes depending on the purpose they aim to serve. If you are looking for a 3D printer for yourself but don’t know how to shortlist the best among the countless products and brands available in the market, then you can refer to the list given below and buy one that best fulfils your needs. Although the prices of the products mentioned in the list given below have been updated as of 10th Mar 2022, the list itself may have changed since it was last published due to the launch of new products in the market since then.
We will start with a 3D printer that is made in India and can help students stay on top of all their projects and assignments. The Pratham Mini 3D printer is an affordable printer that can come in handy in school labs and classes. It has a durable body made of metal and it comes in three eye-catching colours, red, yellow and blue.
It is fully calibrated along the XYZ axis and has undergone over 100 hours of testing to ensure that it’s safe enough to be used by students. It is very easy to set up and install so all you need to do is plug it in, load the filament and start turning your imagination into reality!
It has a print volume of 170 x 170 x 170 mm, a direct drive extruder, a nozzle (with a diameter of 0.4 mm) that can withstand temperatures up to 280 degrees Celsius and a printing speed of 40 to 120 mm per second. You can control the printer via the LCD screen. It is run by Windows and macOS and supports GCODE, STL and OBJ file types.
If you want to let your imagination run wild and create some quirky stuff at home then this 3D printer machine by Creality might become your best friend! The printer is easy to assemble as long as you refer to the user manual (it can be set up by following 12 simple steps!). It can print high-quality one-piece structures with an accuracy of 0.1 mm and a printing size of 220 x 220 x 250 mm. Its Y-axis slot ensures precise positioning of the printer head and the wheels made of POM make it easy for the nozzle to glide smoothly. Its compact design makes it easy to move around and carry. Its brass nozzle can print with various types of 1.75 mm 3D filaments including PLA, ABS, PETG and SainSmart TPU filament. Its innovative extruder design ensures minimal clogging of the nozzle for better results and even printing. The machine’s hotbed can attain temperatures as high as 110 degrees Celsius within 10 minutes and the patented MK-10 technology decreases the risk of plugging and bad extrusion, making it safe to use.
The WOL Creality 3D printer is one of the best printers that can help you create anything you want in a few minutes. It uses the Fused Deposition Molding (FDM) method to print the structures. In this process, the continuous filament is deposited on the structure via the heated printer extruder head for high precision and easily scaled structures.
The machine’s nozzles come in two different sizes, 0.4 mm and 0.8 mm to cater to the different requirements of the users and it has a printing size of 450 x 450 x 470 mm which gives you ample space to create whatever you want. It also has an automatic bed-levelling feature and it can adjust the power supply to the motherboard and the bed depending on the need of the machine. The double belt for transmission and the dual motor ensures stable printing so you get accurate structures with every print.
The Capricorn Teflon tube installed in the machine can withstand high temperatures and ensures smooth and fast feeding and greater efficiency, which makes it faster and more accurate.
This 3D printer machine by Comgrow employs the FDM process for printing structures and has a printing size of 220 x 220 x 250 mm. It can print at a rate of 180 mm per second using PLA or ABS filaments with a diameter of 1.75 mm and can be used on carbon plastic and wood.
Its base platform has a thickness of 0.4 mm and it has a POM wheel and a V-slot that ensure silent and smooth operation. These printers can be great for curious minds who want to create something unique with the help of these easy to use and fast 3D printing machines. You can use STL, OBJ and G-Code file formats and even resume print function from where you left off in case the machine shut down abruptly or there was a power cut. The magnetic surface plate of the printer ensures proper distribution of heat and does not stick to the printed structures so you can easily remove them once they have cooled down.
The XYZ da Vinci 1.0 Pro 3D printer has an aluminium print bed that ensures proper heat distribution in comparison to glass ones while the innovative calibration system makes sure the bed is aligned and levelled properly for each use. It comes with adjustable temperature settings and its resolution is 20 to 400 microns and you can play around with the other settings like temperature, speed, retractions and support to make sure you get the output you desire.
It has an output power of 350 mW (approximately) and can be used to engrave unique creative designs on all kinds of surfaces including cardboard, leather, wood and plastic.
It can connect to WiFi so you can send 3D files from your phone or PCs without connecting any cable. All XYZ printers come with free CAD and slicing software and are user-friendly so you won’t have a tough time working your way around the machine.
You can join the online community and get access to over 3,000 free models and designs (and share your work).
This 3D printer by 3 Idea is an all-metal printer with a sturdy build that uses moulding technology to print 3D structures. It has an easy to use interface in English and Chinese and sports a 3.5 inches screen with high resolution and a clear display.
It can print structures with great accuracy, thanks to the 2K micron level Solid-State display system that can achieve a precision of 0.02 to 0.05 mm to deliver a smooth finish. The UV light with a wavelength of 405 nm creates a matrix that ensures up to 90% of light evenness and a stable source for a higher printing success rate.
It features a larger printing volume of 119 x 65 x 160 mm so you can print and create bigger structures without any obstructions. Its unique air filtering system includes activated carbon and double fans which deodorize the odour from resin even when you are printing indoors.
The anti-aliasing technology used by the printer masks the image with a layer over a UV light source to get 4 times or 8 times precision by interpolating the edges and smoothening them, so you can get structures with proper finish and design.
The WOL3D Creality CP-01 is one of the best 3D printers as this intelligent modular machine can offer 3 functionalities – 3D printing, CNC cutting and laser engraving with minimal errors and smooth finish. It is easy to assemble and can be set up in minutes. It has a large platform size, 200 × 200 × 200mm for 3D printing and cutting and a 100 × 190 mm platform for laser engraving. It can use a wide range of printing materials like PLA, ABS, TPU, PVA; CNC engraving/cutting: wood, paper, PCB, plastic, leather, etc. The full belt drive and the intersecting screw guide help increase the stability and help it attain printing speeds of 10 to 80 mm per second.
Its hotbed can handle temperatures up to 100 degrees and the maximum cutting speed of the CNC is 4,800 rpm. You can process the work both online and offline and adjust the power consumption of the machine depending on your needs and requirements.
The Anet ET4 Pro is a 3D printer that has a modular robust design with a unibody aluminium frame that ensures stable printing. It comes pre-assembled so you won’t have to spend time assembling it. It features automated levelling which means (thanks to the 25 data points for enhanced accuracy) so you won’t have to struggle with bed levelling. It can save its printing progress and resume working from where it left off in case of power cuts.
The printer will alert the user when the filament runs out of stock and will resume once the filament is changed using the easy one-click mechanism. It has a 2.67 inches coloured touch screen panel which can be used to change the settings and operate the printer. You can install upgrades by copying them into the memory card and inserting it into the slot provided. Its powerful yet silent motor driver chip (TMC2208) is ultra-quiet, has low resonance and can handle more delicate printing tasks easily. Its large build volume (220 x 220 x 250 mm) and fast (and accurate printing) make it one of the best 3D printers available right now.
If you are on the lookout for a machine that can help you print high-end 3D objects, do laser engraving or perform other activities like CNC carving or cutting, then this machine can come in handy. The printer has a tough exterior and a sturdy build and has a touchscreen display that lets you control the printer and adjust its settings with ease. It comes with several advanced features like auto-levelling, filament availability sensor, upgraded cooling system, design preview camera and a durable and firm aluminium bed which make printing, cutting and engraving extremely quick, fun, easy and precise.
The machine allows you to carve and cut hard as well as soft materials like PCB, acrylic, POM, carbon fibre sheet, etc.
You can print almost anything you want and engrave on a plethora of materials like plywood, acrylic, cardboard, and even food items like cookies and coconuts! All these features make this one of the best 3D printer machines available in the market right now.
The Elegoo Saturn Photocuring 3D printer can help you build large structures as it has a printing volume of 192 x 120 x 200 mm and a monochrome 4K LCD screen with HD resolution (3840 x 2400) which makes it 60% faster than the previous models. The printer can deliver high precision printing as its Z-axis uses a double linear guideway structure for a steady motion and greater accuracy while the ethernet port at the rear and the 4GB in-built data disk allows easy data transfer.
Its light source matrix consists of 54 UV LED lights with uniform light emission. The 4.8% to 5.2% transmittance rate of light helps in faster printing and ensures low-energy consumption and heat emission which helps extend the lifespan of the Mono LCD by nearly. Its Chitubox slicer enables you to slice models with a few simple clicks and calibrate the thickness, shape and density of the object. You can use the multi-phase retract speed settings to achieve greater efficiency and increase production significantly. The 10 layers of linear transition between the bottom and regular layers ensure greater adhesion while the 8-time anti-aliasing works with an upgraded blur function to generate smooth prints.
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