In store at 2d print world Aylesbury
In store at 2d printworld Aylesbury

BQ Hephestos 2017

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The all new BQ Hephestos


Based on the popular Prusa i3 design 


          PRINTING SPEED


    • Maximum: up to 80-100 mm/s* 
      Recommended: 40-60 mm/s 
      *Subject to materials, profles and software used.
  • OPERATING CONDITIONS

    • Optimum operating temperature range 15 ºC to 25 ºC.
  • RESOLUTION

    • Maximum: 60 microns
      High: 100 microns
      Medium: 200 microns
      Low: 300 microns

  • DIMENSIONS

    • Product without PLA reel
      (x)460 x (y)383 x (z)430 mm
      Product with PLA reel: 
      (x)460 x (y)383 x (z)580 mm 
      Packaging box: (x)662 x (y)485 x (z)155 mm 
      Print volume: (x)215 x (y)210 x (z)180 mm
  • MATERIALS

    • Filaments of 1.75 mm diameter: PLA, wood, bronze, copper and Filaflex
  • EXTRUDER MECHANICS

    • Own design extruder 
      0.4 mm nozzle for 1.75 mm ?lament
      Heat sink with axial fan controlled by ?rmware
      Printed cooling blower

  • GENERAL MECHANICS

    • Powder-coated steel base and frame
      Hard chrome bars for the X, Y and Z axis
      LM8UU linear ball bearing on X, Y, Z
      Toothed pulleys with axial bearings for the X, Y pulleys
      Cable chain
      Flexible couplings for the screwed rods of the Z axis
      Glass cold bed (220 x 220 mm)
      4-point print bed levelling system with shock absorber
      Quick-change clip system for the print bed
      Knurled knobs facilitate bed levelling

  • ELECTRONICS

    • In-house designed BQ Zum Mega 3D controller
      Menu navigation via LCD display with a rotary encoder push 
      Power supply 12 V 100 W
      Extruder has a 100k thermistor
      Heat cartridge 12 V 40 W

  • SOFTWARE

    • Marlin-derived ?rmware designed by BQ
      Accepted ?les: .gcode
      Recommended environments: Cura Software, slic3r
      Accepted ?les Compatible OS: Windows XP or later, Linux and Mac OS X or later
  • COMMUNICATIONS

    • Standard SD card reader
      Micro-USB type B port
  • SECURITY

    • Extruder is fitted with an In-house designed protector
  • BOX CONTENTS

    • Assembly guide
      Warranty and important information 
      Structural elements 
  • WEIGHT

    • Product plus box: ~15 Kg
  • LICENCE

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£478.80

Product Code: P10020