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  • BCN Sigma -FDM 3D printer

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    BCN Sigma is a versatile FDM 3D printer, valid for all types of users and that allows to realize models of great complexity thanks to its double independent extruder.

    BCN Sigma is one of the most powerful FDM 3D printers within its current printing measures due to its high precision, to its independent double extrusor and many more qualities listed below.

    Video 1: Presentation BCN3D Sigma. Source: BCN3D


    The first thing that catches the attention of the BCN Sigma 3D printer are the two independent extruders it has, which can print two different materials at once or make pieces in two colors. As shown in the following image, this 3D printer allows the combination of rigid materials (PLA) with flexible materials (TPU) with an amazing ease and finish.

    BCN PLA and flexible material

    Image 1: Rigid material combined with flexible one. Source: BCN3D


    Within the combination of materials, another interesting set consists of rigid material (PLA) and a water-soluble support (PVA), a combination that allows models with complex shapes to be removed and the supports removed without any effort.

    Video 2: Easily print complex parts. Source: BCN3D


    Another advantage of having separate heads is that the extruder that isn't in operation remains inactive in its rest area and thus prevents plastic drips on the part being printed which affect the surface finish of the part. 

    All of the above is powered by the large range of HotEnd (brass nozzle: 0.3, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1) that allows printing from small size to large models and abrasive materials thanks to a HotEnd of Stainless Steel Tempered of 0.5mm diameter, ideal size for printing all types of materials containing fibers (woodceramicscarbongrafhene...) and materials of industrial use as Nylon or PC.

    Sigma HotEnd

    Image 2: HotEnds Sigma. Source: BCN3D


    Thanks to the entire HotEnd range and the IDEX (Dual Independent Extruder) system, the user can use two different materials with different nozzle diameters, optimizing the time of 3D printing as much as possible.

    In the structural part the Sigma presents a great robustness that is based on a structure of aluminum profiles with calibrated rails of great resistance to the wear, covered with a steel casing, structural materials indispensable for a FDM 3D printer to work with precision

    Great surface finish

     Image 3: Great surface finish. Source: BCN3D


    To minimize noise, Sigma features an advanced yet powerful cooling system that reduces the operating sound to the point of being a pleasant desk companion.

    Sigma, as a powerful 3D printer that is, has user assistance systems from its screen (color and advanced interface), such as filament change assistant that turns this task into a simple process of few minutes.

    Víieo 3: Filament Change. Source: BCN3D


    It also has one of the most advanced and accurate base leveling system that currently exists. The following video shows clearly how to perform this operation.

    Víieo 4: Assisted base leveling. Source: BCN3D  

    For all of the above, because of its easy handling and it allows printing all kinds of materials (PLAABSTPUNylonsHIPSPC, PPPVA, ASAwood filaments y más), the BCN Sigma 3D printer is ideal for all types of applications, both domestic and pre-industrial.

    BCN3D Sigma

    Image 4: BCN3D Sigma. Source: BCN3D

    Here's a series of videos that explain the first steps to take when buying the Sigma BCN and the maintenance that the 3D printer requires.

    1- Unpacked:

    Vídeo 1: Unpacked. Source: BCN3D


    2- Fine tunning:

    Before starting to print for the first time, it is necessary to assemble some parts that can not be assembled for safety reasons.

    Video 2: Fine tunning. Source: BCN3D

    3- Place the coils:

    Video 3: Place the coils. Source: BCN3D


    4- Download 3D Cure and First Dual Impression:

    You must download the specific 3D Cure for Sigma and generate the .gcode. Following the steps of the video you will learn how to make your first dual 3D printing.

    Video 4: First 3D Printing. Source: BCN3D


    5- 3D Printer Calibration:

    This is the most important step, the calibration of the base is the decisive process to obtain quality 3D prints. With the following video you will learn how to perform Sigma calibration in a simple, fast and efficient way.

    Video 5: Calibration 3D Printer. Source: BCN3D


    6- Replace broken filaments:

    The following video shows how to solve the problem of filament rupture inside the bowden tube.

    Video 6: Replace broken filaments. Source: BCN3D


    7- Cleaning the HotEnd:

    To get the perfect operation of the HotEnd just use a cleaning filament and follow the steps of the video.

    Video 7: Cleaning the HotEnd. Source: BCN3D


    8- Filament Change:

    It's advisable to clean the HotEnd, as described in the previous section, before completing the filament change process.

    Video 8: Filament Change. Source: BCN3D


    9- Changing HotEnd:

    Video 9: Changing HotEnd. Source: BCN3D


    10- Firmware update:

    To keep Sigma always updated, follow the procedure quoted in the following video.

    Vdeo 10: Update Firmware. Source: BCN3D

    • Manufacturer: BCN3D Technologies.

    • Model: Sigma.

    • The box contains:

    1x BCN3D Sigma.
    2x 0.40mm HotEnd.
    1x Quick Start Guide.
    2x Bowden tubes.
    4x Flat cable clips.
    2x Reels for coils.
    2x Purge tabs.
    1x Crystal.
    1x Power cord.
    1x SD.
    1x USB Cable.
    2x PLA coils.
    1x Spatula.
    1x Phillips screwdriver.
    3x Allen wrenches
    1x Nylon filament.
    1x 3DLac (Only for Europe except Greece and Ukraine).
    1x Sample piece.
    1x Warranty.

    • Physical Dimensions:

    Overall dimensions: 465 x 440 x 680 mm
    Package Dimensions: 550 x 550 x 630 mm
    Weight: 15kg
    Package weight: 21kg

    • Printer Properties:

    Technology: FFF
    Print volume: 210 x 297 x 210 mm
    Independent Extruders (IDEX)
    Number of extruders: 2
    Diameter of the nozzle: 0.3mm, 0.4mm (standar), 0.5mm (Stainless Steel Tempered), 0.6mm, 0.8mm, 1mm
    Color capacitive touch screen (TouchPAD)
    Connectivity: SD Card or USB
    Electronics: BCN3D Electronics v1.0
    Firmware: BCN3d Sigma - Marlin
    Compatible Files: gcode
    Sound of work: 50 dB (A)
    Certificates: CE, FCC

    • Print properties:

    Layer height: 0.05 - 0.5mm (depending on the diameter of the nozzle)
    Positioning resolution(X/Y/Z): 12.5 µm/ 12.5 µm/ 1µm
    Operating temperature: 15ºC - 35ºC
    HotEnd Maximum Temperature: 290ºC
    Max Printing Temperature: 280ºC
    Maximum warm bed temperature: 100ºC
    Support material: PVA to PLAHIPS to ABS

    • Materials:

    Filament diameter: 2.85 ± 0.05 mm
    Supported materials: PLAABSPVA, Copoliésteres (PET)Nylon, TPUHIPSespeciales

    • Software:

    File preparation software: Cura, Simplify3D
    Operating systems: Windows, Mac, Linux
    Compatible Files: STL. / OBJ. / AMF

    • Electrical properties:

    Input: AC 84-240V / AC 7.6-2.6A / 50-60Hz
    Output: 24V DC. 26A
    Consumption: 480W


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