The Department of Education included 3D Printers in their updated Equipment List, November 2020. 3D Printers are now included in the equipment lists for:
It’s an exciting time for teachers looking to integrate 3D printing into the classroom. It is our mission at SurfBox to support the introduction and make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible.
There are 100’s of 3D printers available on the market today, ranging in price from under 200€ to 10,000€ plus.
You need a well built 3D printer with a good sized build volume, that produces industrial quality prints that is reliable and easy to use.
Value for money, a well priced 3D printer that is supported by a local Irish company, who will maintain and service your printer onsite, ensuring it’s operation and availability for students to use.
We have selected a range of 3D printers that meets the requirements for use in education. We will provide a full warranty service with onsite repair, parts and labour included.
We have looked at a large number of 3D printers for education purposes in the school environment, and have chosen the following 3 Printers for you to choose from.
Creality Ender 6 – A 3D printer with a huge 250 x 250 x 400mm build volume, which is 3 times faster than alot of its competitors.
Creality Sermoon D1 – This 3D printer is new from Creality with a large 280 x 260 x 310mm build volume, at a great price.
Creality CR 200B – A fully enclosed 3D Printer with 200 x 200 x 200mm build volume, perfect print every time.
Ultimaker 2+ Connect – A well built a stylish 3D printer with a 223 x 220 x 205mm build volume from Europe’s largest 3D manufacturer.