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

Noztek warehouse and new product video

July 19, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog  

The summer has arrived in England so we thought we would take some time out, get a film crew in, and make a video of the warehouse, plus some other bits we are working on. It includes some footage of the new Xcalibur extruder in...READ MORE

Crowd4Africa using bottle tops to produce orthopaedic prosthetics

April 22, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog  

A team made up of fifteen students from Massimiliano Massimo Institute, located in Rome; together with the help of twenty volunteers and sixty-nine additional students from “Making 3D printers” class, will provide two African hospitals with a 3D print “mini factory” for producing prosthetics and...READ MORE

The Noztek Touch Dual PID Upgrade and Xcalibur V2

April 18, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog  

Noztek have upgraded the Touch and the Touch HT (with the pre-heaters) PCB board so that end user can control the pre-heater band independently. This is a useful option when extruding different exotic composite and pharmaceutical materials. It allows for more accurate temperature control before...READ MORE

The Noztek Xcalibur Extruding Tin

March 4, 2016 • Posted by admin in Blog • Tags: , ,  

Here’s a short video from our partners Sheffield University, who are experimenting extruding metal alloys using the Noztek Xcalibur. This video shows how they are extruding tin.

 
 
 
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