Pellet Extrusion

The Pellet Extrusion system was developed through a partnership with materials experts Push Plastic and is compatible with all of Titan’s Atlas 3D printer models. The high flow-rate, large aperture pellet extruder allows for increased production speed of large parts and expands the number of materials that can be 3D printed on the Atlas. The pellet extrusion system can reach maximum extrusion rates of 18 lbs per hour and reduces material costs ten-fold. The pellet extruder is available for all Atlas 3D printer models in an open-air environment or inside of a heated chamber for printing with high temperature and exotic plastics. Read more about pellet extrusion on the Atlas.

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Basic Specifications

Extruder  Type Plastic resin pellet extruder
Weight 35 lbs
Length 36 inches
Motor Yaskawa servos and gearbox
Features Automatic vacuum feed

Hopper and sight glass for pellets

500°C maximum temperature

Nozzle Sizes Ranging from .6mm to 10mm
Flow Rate 18 lbs per hour maximum with 10mm nozzle

5 lbs per hour average printing flow rate with 1mm nozzle

8 lbs per hour average printing flow rate with 2mm nozzle

Power Requirements 220V single phase 20 amp
Software Simplify 3D (Software settings included)
Bed Heated up to 175°C

Vacuum plenum (optional)

Materials Standard injection molding plastic resin pellets – open market

Thermoplastic foam, PLA, PVA, Polypropylene, HDPE, PETG, PVC, TPEE, TPU, TPE, PEBA, HIPS, Nylon 6, Nylon 6-6, Nylon 12, ABS, ASA, Polycarbonate, PEI, PPSU

Can use glass filled and carbon fiber filled resins

Material Costs Average range of $1/lb to $10/lb

*Compare to average filament cost range of $10/lb to $100/lb

Requirements Atlas 1.0, Atlas 2.0, Atlas 2.5 or custom Titan machine only

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