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Tractus3D T2000 3D Printer In-Depth Review

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8.8Expert Score
Tractus 3D T2000 3D printer

This printer has amazing build volume, is based on a very reliable 3D printing technology, prints in a fast manner, offers good variance in terms of layer resolution, and stays stable during the 3D printing process.

Affordability
5
Quality
9
Speed
10
Capability
9
Practicality
9
User Expectations
10
PROS
  • Huge build volume.
  • Excellent print speed.
  • High-quality parts and functional prototypes.
  • Capable to bring various ranges of layer resolutions on parts and functional prototypes.
  • Can fit through any normal door.
  • An industrial 3D printer that can also be used at your home or office.
  • The nozzle can withstand high temperatures.
  • Printing bed can withstand huge temperatures.
  • Automatic bed leveling.
  • Capable of 3D printing with various materials.
CONS
  • No touch screen interface.
  • Nozzle gets clogged and needs to be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis which becomes frustrating while mass-producing.
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Equipped with a F033L print head, Tractus 3D 2000 is capable of withstanding 300 degrees Celsius. Its seven-inch touch screen intuitive interface ...
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Model

T2000

Manufacturer

Tractus3D

Price Range

$ 27000

Release date

2020

Country

Netherlands

Availability

Available

Classification

Professional

Technology

Extrusion (FFF- FDM…)

Material

ABS, Other plastics, PLA

Filament diameter

1.75 mm 0.07 in

OS compatibility

Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Generic material

Yes

Max. build size

680 x 1000 mm 26.7 x 39.4 in

Max. build volume

462.40 L

Min. layer thickness

0.05 mm 0.002 in

Dimensions

820 x 900 x 2050 mm 32.2 x 35.4 x 80.7 in

Weight

175 kg 385.81 lb

Nozzle diameter(s)

0.6 mm 0.02 in, 0.8 mm 0.03 in, 1 mm 0.04 in, 1.2 mm 0.05 in, 1.4 mm 0.06 in

Heated print bed

Yes

Heated build chamber

No

Automatic calibration

Yes

Closed frame

Yes

Dual extruder

No

Independent Dual Extruder

No

Full color

No

LCD screen

Yes

Touchscreen

Yes

On-board camera

No

Mobile app

No

3D scanners

No

CNC mill

No

Electronics 3D printing

No

Laser engraving

No

Conveyor belt

No

Air filter

No

Pellet extruder

No

USB

No

Wifi

No

Bluetooth

No

SD card

No

Ethernet

Yes

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Model

Jet Fusion 4200

Manufacturer

HP

Price Range

> $ 250000

Country

United States

Availability

Available

Classification

Professional

Technology

HP Multi Jet Fusion technology

Generic material

Yes

Max. build size

380 × 284 × 380 mm 14.96 × 11.18 × 14.96 in

Max. build volume

41.01 L

Dimensions

2210 x 1200 x 1448 mm 87 x 47 x 57 in

Weight

750 kg 1653.47 lb

Heated print bed

No

Heated build chamber

No

Automatic calibration

No

Closed frame

No

Dual extruder

No

Independent Dual Extruder

No

Full color

No

LCD screen

Yes

Touchscreen

Yes

On-board camera

No

Mobile app

No

3D scanners

No

CNC mill

No

Electronics 3D printing

No

Laser engraving

No

Conveyor belt

No

Air filter

No

Pellet extruder

No

USB

No

Wifi

No

Bluetooth

No

SD card

No

Ethernet

Yes

This large-format FFF system aims to cater to the large-scale printing needs of businesses for applications like signage, education, automotive, engineering, and manufacturing.

At the same time, it maintains portability with its relatively slender build. There are hardly any printer manufacturers that have a room or space to fit a 3D printer of 3.5 meters height or 2 meters in width. And that’s the main reason how Tractus 3D T2000 came into being.

The printer is capable of printing large volume prints and its design is also capable of fitting in every office. This nature of the printer makes it versatile.

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Features

T2000 is an ideal 3D printer for 3D printing large objects in an extremely accurate manner, having good temperature stability because of the fact that 3D printers have a closed chamber. And this minimizes the possibility of warping.

Huge build volume: Tractus 3D T2000 is the latest addition to the printer manufacturer’s Large Volume series. Its build chamber is capable of printing up to one meter in height and sixty-eight centimeters in diameter, all of which is packed in a much slender body that is two meters tall and eight two centimeters wide. The printer’s high body to body ratio is a point of pride because it comes with the claim that it can fit through every normal door. It has a net weight of 90 kilograms, which makes it portable for its size.

The fastest print head and high-temperature resisting nozzle as well as build plate: Tractus3D T2000 has the fastest print head in the world i.e. the F033L. It will enable you to have print speeds of up to 400 millimeters per second. The nozzle of this printer can withstand a temperature of 300 degrees Celsius which makes Tractus3D T2000 capable of extruding some of the tougher engineering thermoplastics such as ABS or PETG. Stating about the heated glass build plate, it has a maximum temperature of 110 degrees Celsius.

Automatic Bed Leveler: Before and after every 3D printing process the printer can self-level itself. You would not have to work out the exact measurements painstakingly to ensure that the printer prints the first layer of the part perfectly. And having sorted out this with automation the printer manufacturer has promised you a certain sort of precision in the part or functional prototype that you are making.

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Specifications

Tractus 3D T2000 3D printer specs

Based on Fused Filament Fabrication / Fused Deposition Melting 3D printing technology, Tractus 3D T2000 has dimensions of 820 mm * 900 mm * 2050 mm.

It offers a building width of 680 mm, a building height of 1000 mm, and a maximum print speed of 400 millimeters per second.

The resolutions in the X, Y, and Z-axis of this printer are 20 microns, 20 microns, and 50 microns respectively. The printer is able to offer a resolution range of:

  1. 50 microns to 400 microns when printed with a 0.6 mm nozzle.
  2. 50 microns to 600 microns when printed with a 0.8 mm nozzle.
  3. 50 microns to 800 microns when printed with a 1 mm nozzle.
  4. 50 microns to 1000 microns when printed with a 1.2 mm nozzle.
  5. 50 microns to 1200 microns when printed with a 1.4 mm nozzle.

The operating sound of Tractus 3D T2000 is around 40 decibels. You can connect to the printer via the Local Area Network.

There is a seven inches long color touchscreen that can be used by you as an interface to monitor as well as control different aspects of the printer.

It supports English, Dutch, French, and German. The monitoring of this printer can be done using the web interface.

Tractus 3D T2000 weighs 90 kilograms. The build plate material of this printer is a heated one that can resist temperature up to 110 degrees Celsius.

The print bed of this printer can be automatically leveled with a probe unit and it takes less than eight minutes to go from 20 degrees Celsius to 60 degrees Celsius.

The feeder type of this printer is hardened steel geared and ready for composite materials. All of the nozzles can resist temperature up to 300 degrees Celsius and can get heated up within less than 90 seconds.

PLA, PRO1, PET-G, ABS, ASA, Facilan C8, TPU/TPE, Nylon, PC, and Fillers like wood fill are the printing materials that you can print parts and functional prototypes with. Their filament diameter should be 1.75 mm.

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Price

For knowing the exact price of this printer, you will have to fill the form and request for getting a quote, from the printer manufacturer.

They ask for your as well as your company’s details and get back to you on your email.

First Impressions

Tractus3D T2000 3D Printer

The Dutch manufacturer, Tractus, specializes in delta FFF systems. Here the location of the print head is controlled by three points that move up and down three rails that are fixed in a triangular formation around the print bed.

Not only Tractus 3D T2000 but also other printers cover all bases, from lost-cost desktop systems to large-format multi-meter machines, through high-temperature professional 3D printers.

The printers belonging to Tractus 3D’s Desk series are designed for creating small and detailed objects on a desktop.

These low-cost, easy-to-use machines are compact and low in weight, which makes them the most suitable for individual use.

There is Pro Series which is designed for extruding high-performance materials like PEEK and ULTEM that are known for their strength and resistance, requiring very high temperatures for working with.

And the large volume series, of which this 3D printer is a part, are used for large volume 3D printing.

The tallest machines in this series are capable of creating parts up to 2.1 meters in height which makes them a popular choice for businesses.

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Setup

The printer comes completely assembled and is ready to be plugged and played. You are advised to go through the instruction manual that comes with the printer. Doing this will help you get familiar with the parts of the printer and their functionalities.

As mentioned in the features section of this article, the printer is equipped with an automatic bed leveling system, so before starting with your first print, do level your bed to ensure maximum precision while 3D printing a part or functional prototype.

All of these would take not more than five to ten minutes, including unwrapping the printer from the box it is shipped at your place in. And then you are good to go.

Printing Type/Cost

FDM 3D printing technology or FFF 3D printing is a method of additively manufacturing layers of materials, fusing them together in a pattern that can create an object.

The material which you are 3D printing is generally made to reach glass transition temperature and then extruded in a pattern next to or on top of previous extrusions, thereby creating an object layer by layer.

Putting it in an even simpler form, a typical FFF 3D printer, just like Tractus 3D T2000 takes a plastic filament and squeezes it through a hot end.

It then melts the squeeze and deposits it in layers as per the geometry of the 3D sliced file that is being fed to it, on the 3D print bed.

These layers are fused together building up throughout the complete print and eventually forming the finished part.

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Print Quality

Tractus3D T2000 print quality

With various types of nozzles, you can print parts and functional prototypes of various layer heights. And the description of this is completely given in the specifications section of this article.

The parts and functional prototypes printed on this printer find their use in Signage and retail, education, automotive, as well as the manufacturing industry.

These industry segments appreciate and welcome the large volume printing that Tractus 3D T2000 is able to bring on to their tables as well as the quality of parts and functional prototypes.

The printer is capable of printing with various 3D printing materials up to various ranges of layer resolutions.

Software

Tractus3D softwareCredit: 3dprinting

The printer comes with a license of Simplify 3D that can be used at max from two computers. It supports Mac operating system, Windows as well as Linux.

The file types this software is compatible with are; STL, OBJ, 3MF, JPG, and PNG. The printable formats using this software are G and G-CODE.

Customer Support

You have a warranty period of one year on this printer. Apart from that, there is complete support from the Tractus 3D support team or certified service partners or resellers.

You also get the free cleaning of print heads that excludes shipping costs, there is a discount on purchasing filaments and a fifty percent discount on new upgrades.

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Parameters Influencing Buying Decision

Below mentioned are some of the most driving factors for framing your buying decision. It’s basically the summary of this article, before its conclusion.

3D Printer Cost: For knowing the cost, you will have to ask for a quote from the Dutch manufacturer. In the form that you fill and submit to the manufacturer, you will have to enter the personal as well as your company’s details. Based on these details, the company will reach out to you on your email id.

3D Printer Quality: The printer is capable of manufacturing parts and functional prototypes with the quality that the general FDM 3D printer is able to provide. The distinction being, it can produce parts and functional prototypes with a lot of layer resolutions, starting anywhere from 50 microns, expanding to 1400 microns. This characteristic of Tractus 3D T2000 sets it apart from others.

3D Print Speed: 110 millimeters per second is an excellent print speed for a 3D printer like Tractus 3D T2000. It will let you manufacture many parts in a single day, depending on their geometry.

3D Printer Capability: In terms of 3D printing materials, there are many that Tractus T2000 allows you to play with. It also has a build plate and nozzle that can withstand high temperatures and hence decreasing the printing time.

3D Printer Practicality: The multilingual touch screen interface eases all your work out. It connects straightway to you in the simplest manner possible and gives you complete control and monitoring of this 3D printing system.

3D Printer User Expectations: All sorts of users can connect to this printer. Doesn’t matter if you are a beginner, intermediate, or an expert in the field of 3D printing technology! Your expectations in terms of playing with different materials, manufacturing in a faster manner, maintaining the print quality of parts or functional prototypes, will be taken care of by the printer.

The Verdict

The printer manufacturer successfully targets each and every section of individuals in the field of 3D printing by presenting Tractus 3D T2000 in front of the world.

If the cost is not a huge factor and you have already made up your mind for making a career in this field, you will find no barriers in connecting with this printer.

It is as capable as many other 3D printers that are capable of printing the level of parts and functional prototypes but are expensive. And this was the starting thought that led the Dutch manufacturer in developing Tractus T2000.

It has amazing build volume, is based on a very reliable 3D printing technology, prints in a fast manner, offers good variance in terms of layer resolution, and stays stable during the 3D printing process.


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