Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D Printer Offers Seamless Digital Workflow
Edited by AM Staff
Ultimaker 2+ Connect is a single-extrusion 3D printer enabling users to fully benefit from the Ultimaker ecosystem for the creation of simple 3D printing applications. The machine enables users to send print jobs via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Cloud 3D printing with the Ultimaker Digital Factory enables remote file transfer with added security from anywhere across the globe and simplifies the installation of multiple machines.
The Ultimaker 2+ Connect is also said to offer intuitive control via its 2.4-inch color touchscreen, an ergonomic feeder lever and a stiffer build platform, reinforcing ease-of-use and reliability. The company says that its quick setup and easy operation makes the Ultimaker 2+ Connect the right 3D printer for use in general access 3D printing labs, giving more higher education students access to additive technology. The machine also enables small enterprises to achieve over 80% time and cost savings (compared to outsourcing) by printing prototypes with a wide choice of inexpensive materials.
Every Ultimaker 2+ Connect comes with free e-learning as part of the Ultimaker 3D Printing Academy. The course guides users through setup, maintenance, use of Ultimaker Cura and more. The clean, updated design keeps scheduled maintenance to just four hours per year, ensuring a high uptime, with no special tools required for maintenance tasks. The Ultimaker 2+ Connect features a 0.4-mm nozzle, which the user can swap for a 0.25 mm for detailed prints, 0.6 mm for faster prints or 0.8 mm for quick drafts or 3D sketches.