UTRECHT, THENETHERLANDS - Media OutReach - 10 November 2020 - Ultimaker,the global leader in professional 3D printing, introduces theUltimaker 2+ Connect, the most accessible solution for those who wish to fullybenefit from the Ultimaker ecosystem for the creation of simple 3D printingapplications.
The new Ultimaker 2+Connect improves on its predecessor's legacy and allows users to send printjobs via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Cloud 3D printing with the Ultimaker DigitalFactory enables remote file transfer with added security from anywhere globallyand simplifies the installation of multiple machines. The Ultimaker 2+ Connect alsooffers intuitive control via its 2.4-inch color touchscreen, an ergonomicfeeder lever, and a stiffer build platform, reinforcing ease of use andreliability.
Jos Burger, CEO atUltimaker: "True progress happens when reliable technology is accessibleto everyone, everywhere. By seriously upgrading our most popular singleextrusion 3D printer while maintaining affordable pricing, educators and smallenterprises can keep getting their hands-on powerful entry-level 3D printersthat simply work, day and night."
Thanks to its quicksetup and easy operation, the Ultimaker 2+ Connect is the right 3D printer tobe used in general access 3D printing labs, giving more higher educationstudents access to additive technology. It also allows small enterprises toachieve over 80% time and cost savings (compared to outsourcing) by printingprototypes with a wide choice of inexpensive materials.
Every Ultimaker 2+Connect comes with free e-learning as part of the Ultimaker 3D PrintingAcademy. Created by Ultimaker's experts, this course guides you through setup,maintenance, use of Ultimaker Cura, and more.
The clean and updateddesign keeps scheduled maintenance to just 4 hours per year, ensuring a highuptime -- with no special tools required for maintenance tasks.
The Ultimaker 2+Connect features a 0.4 mm nozzle, which the user can swap for a 0.25 mm fordetailed prints, 0.6 mm for faster prints, or 0.8 mm for quick drafts or 3Dsketches.
Ultimaker is alsointroducing the optional Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Manager, designed to increaseuser safety. This top cover and front enclosure combination is proven to removeup to 95% of ultrafine particles, and shields users from hot and movingcomponents -- providing increased confidence and setup flexibility.
The Ultimaker 2+Connect and Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Manager are available through Ultimaker'sglobal partner network. For more information, please visit our product page or read our blog post.
Since 2011, Ultimaker has built an open and easy-to-usesolution of 3D printers, software and materials that enable professionaldesigners and engineers to innovate every day. Today, Ultimaker isthe market leader in desktop 3D printing. From offices in the Netherlands, NewYork, Boston, and Singapore -- plus production facilities in Europa and the US --its global team of over 400 employees work together to accelerate the world'stransition to digital distribution and local manufacturing. Ultimaker.com