Those lucky enough to have access to a 3D printer and need to make alterations to objects they have printed may be interested in a new professional 3D printing finishing tool and glue pen which has been created by 3DFacture.
The Fixer3D 3D printing finishing tool has been designed to provide a number of different functions from one streamlined handheld device and allows you to bond, build and fix any 3D prints you may have created.
Watch the video below to learn more about the Fixer3D which is taken to Kickstarter to raise just $5000. 3DFacture explains more about the inspiration behind the tool and its functionality.
In 3D printing, we add supports to ensure the stability of the print model, but after removal of those supports, there can be many surface defects left behind, marring the finish of the model. The traditional way to repair these defects is to draw some resin with a syringe, inject it into the defects, and then cure it with either sunlight or an UV lamp. However, it is very difficult for beginners to control the release of resin from the syringe. Manual repair is time consuming, it is difficult to get the desired effect, and you could accidentally ruin the whole print! After experiencing various levels of success in repairing models, we decided to develop a professional product for resin model repair: the Fixer.
The Fixer will control the amount of resin extruded accurately via a programmable syringe pump. Tiny resin drops of the proper size will be injected into the defect area. If you inject too much resin, you can use the Fixer to suck resin back into the syringe. After you have the right amount of resin injected, you can cure it immediately afterward using the integrated UV LED light. The long life UV LED light has a tightly focused beam to insure rapid curing of the resin.
Those interested in owning one of the very first Fixer3D 3D printing finishing tools off the production line can now make a pledge from just $99 via the Kickstarter website following the link below