The Bq Hephestos 2 contains everything you need from a kit, with all parts ready, a manual and a video for step by step assembly.
Once completed the Bq Prusa i3 Hephestos 2 is a seamless and reliable 3D Printer that can use Open Spool PLA, NinjaFlex, ColorFabb Copper, Bronze and 3D Printing Filament. has a large build size and can print at impressive layer resolution of 50 Microns.
To use a wider variety of filaments such as Open Spool PLA Filament, Nylon, ColorFabb, NinjaFlex and other Speciality Filament.
Building on the success of the Hephestos-1, this kit has been extensively re-engineered, providing the following additional features:
- Faster build time - now only 1-2 hours
- Self levelling bed
- New double drive gear drive
- Inductive sensor for greater precision
- Improved electronics with new LCD display
With the Hephestos 2, BQ have replaced the printed plastic parts with metallic ones. The use of aluminium and steel provides a professional finish and a more robust structure. These materials are combined with semi-transparent polymethacrylate parts which partially conceal the internal mechanism of the printer. It also has three support points and a retractable leg, which moves on the Z axis to adjust the height and stabilise the printer.
Assembly is literally as easy as A B C - just unpack and assemble according to the layers.
The printer is capable of printing with the following materials:
Watch the video of it being assembled here
Watch a video of an I Love You box being printed in wood here
MORE INFO: http://www.bq.com/uk/hephestos-2
bq Prusa i3 Hephestos 2
- Product Code: BQ-534
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: 690.98€