What is the difference between the single head, double head and triple head 3D printer?
A single head 3D printer is used to create a model which does not require support material. The second head is normally used for printing support material. Support material is a different type of plastic used to create scaffolding to support the geometric parts of the models which otherwise would be printed in mid-air. Support material enables a wider range of printable geometries.
The triple head 3D printer enables the same printing capabilities as a single head or double head machine. Currently, the third head relates to the extruder mapping feature within the firmware. This feature allows other material or a different colour of the same material to be used without having to swap and reload into the extruders. BFB’s Axon 2 conversion software allows users to print with two different colours and support material.
The double and triple head 3DTouch and BFB-3000 Plus 3D printers are NOT designed to print two or three items at the same time.