NVBots Launches 3D Printer with Automated Part Remover
printer maker NVBots has launched what it says
is the first 3D printer with an automated print remover that can be
print remover, which moves objects from the
printer after they have been made, and the ability to allow users to
connect from any device with a browser — like a tablet or even a
smartphone — and
log into a website where they can submit files, direct print jobs and
their queue allows use of the new NVPro without the need for an
The NVPro can run continuously from any device. At
same time, the company has a 3D printing curriculum around hands-on
assist teachers and provide service support.
In addition to the new patented parts remover,
three components to the NVPro:
- NVCloud, which allows users to send print jobs
anywhere at any time with live video. Because it is cloud-based, there
software to install or limit to the number of users who can share the
- NVLibrary, a collection of best practices,
lesson plans and read-to-print parts; and
- NVCare, a training and support system available
for 12 months after purchase.
"Having access to a 3D printing solution like the
is particularly useful, based on its automated part removal feature,"
Scott Bailey, managing director of MassChallenge Boston, an accelerator
has already begun using the 3D printer. "With the NVPro, we can
steady queue of print jobs running, without requiring someone to
each time they are printed."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.