Robox 3D partners with Formfutura

CEL, which has developed the Robox 3D printer, has now signed a partnership with Formfutura, a Dutch company that produces high quality filaments that CEL will market as Robox SmartReels, complete with a material data chip for easy set-up.

The Formfutura filaments include TitanX, is an industrial-grade ABS-type 3D printer filament optimized for FFF 3D printing that’s available in a choice of black, white and silver colours.

It has good mechanical properties with near-zero warping, good first layer adhesion and interlayer adhesion as well as good impact resistance and thermal stability.

Formfutura’s itself was founded in 2012 to produce high end filaments TitanX is extruded at the company’s Dutch filament manufacturing facility, using high-precision equipment specially designed to maintain high dimensional accuracy.

Chris Elsworthy, CEO of CEL, commented: “We hope TitanX will be the first in a long line of new materials to be added to the Robox portfolio from Formfutura’s extensive range. With TitanX we have a material which will allow amateur and professional users alike to benefit from high quality and functional parts combined with the ease-of-use of the Robox SmartReel system.”

The Robox is a desktop 3D printer that’s gained a reputation for being both easy to use and highly accurate.

Arnold Medenblik, CEO and Co-Founder of Formfutura, added: “For me it is an extremely exciting development that filament and hardware optimisation are now combined in the Robox-Formfutura partnership allowing every Robox user to 3D print engineering grade objects under perfectly predefined conditions.”


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