Lulzbot has this week unveiled a new Flexible Dual Extruder 3D printing head they have created to be used with the the LulzBot TAZ 3D printer.
The new LulzBot Dual Extruder is now available to purchase from the Lulzbot store and is available as either a TAZ 4 or TAZ 1-3 version priced at $494.95. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the LulzBot Dual Extruder 3D printing hardware and see it in action.
The Dual Extruder Tool Head is equipped with two standard .35mm extruders on a single carriage and is capable of allowing a range of materials to be used including PLA, ABS, HIPS, PVA, LayWood, and more.
“Whether you use your LulzBot TAZ for personal, professional, or educational purposes, your 3D printer is now more versatile than ever. The main benefits of this tool head include being able to print more complex objects with support structures and more aesthetically pleasing objects that feature multiple colors or multiple materials. See this in action by watching the video available at the bottom of this product page.
The Dual Extruder Tool Head is an advanced accessory suggested for expert users only because both the software and hardware aspects of using these upgrade require more technical capabilities. However thanks to the LulzBot TAZ’s modular carriage design, installing your Dual Extruder Tool Head only takes a few short steps for owners of the LulzBot TAZ 4. Owners of earlier versions of the LulzBot TAZ can also make these upgrades, however additional steps will be required.”
For more information on the new LulzBot Dual Extruder jump over to the Lulzbot website for details and to order yours now for $495.