3D Printed Stradivarius Violin using the Noztek Pro

May 15, 2018 • Posted by admin in Blog  

VioniloDigitale Creator Harris Matzaridis had the vision of one of the most intricate and stunning string instruments known, the Stradivarious Violin, to be 3d printed. For this elegant piece, Harris needed an ultra-lightweight wood filament. Nothing on the market served this need, however with the...READ MORE

Xcalibur Extruder Software Update: Greater control

April 6, 2018 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Xcalibur Extruder Software Update: Greater control Since its release in 2016 The Xcalibur has been a popular choice for all sorts of extruding needs. At Noztek, we are constantly revisiting and re-imagining our products to explore new possibilities and opportunities for the kind of breakthroughs...READ MORE

New Mixing Screw

March 14, 2018 • Posted by admin in Blog  

We have had a number of requests regarding mixing polymers in a melted state. Our split barrel complete with mixing channels is now at prototype version 5, it’s close to completion and we hope to start shipping within the next 6-8 weeks. In the meantime...READ MORE

Xcalibur Extruder Reaching 750c

December 7, 2017 • Posted by admin in Blog  

We recently had a customer request to develop an Xcalibur extruder capable of extruding at 750c, There are a number of options regarding high temperature heater bands, but we decided in this instance to use coil heaters. After a bit of code tweaking here are...READ MORE

Oxford University achieve Filament 0.02 Tolerances with the Noztek Pro

July 19, 2017 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Microwave dielectric characterisation of 3D-printed BaTiO3/ABS polymer composites “Microwave dielectric characterisation…” where the Noztek Pror extruder was heavily used to produce the results. From Oxford University in England Methods The BaTiO3 microparticles (nominal particle size specified by the manufacturer as < 3 μm, Sigma-Aldrich, St.Louis)...READ MORE

New Mixing Screw & Barrel Design

April 11, 2017 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Noztek are currently testing a new prototype barrel and screw design intended to allow customers to mix polymers in a melted state. The barrel and nozzle is split in two sections, to allow for easy cleaning. We have added two re-flow valves, the front valve...READ MORE

Noztek New Two Stage Screw Design

March 24, 2017 • Posted by admin in Blog  

We are now bringing most of the extruder manufacturing in-house. Our first project is to increase the performance of our screws, by creating a two stage screw. In preliminary tests, this screw increases the barrel pressure and extrusion rate speed. It achieves this by allowing...READ MORE

Noztek first screw test with VMC

February 2, 2017 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Just getting up to speed with our new milling machine and it’s 4th axis! We intend to start manufacturing our own range of bespoke screws and barrels.      

Noztek New CNC Vertical Milling Machine

November 14, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Noztek have just taken delivery of a brand new CNC vertical milling machine, complete with a 4th axis. We decided to buy this mill as we needed to develop our range of products and the only realistic way to prototype new designs was to manufacture...READ MORE

Coming Soon! – The Noztek Resin and Filament Spool Dehydrator

September 7, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Ready to ship Drying your resin before extruding and spools of filament before 3D printing is essential to ensuring optimum material performance and surface finish. To get a consistent quality of the filament it is critcally important to dry the resin to prepare it for...READ MORE

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