TAZ Pro/Workhorse Magnetic Flex Bed

LulzBot OctoGrab™ Magnetic Bed Upgrade

Enjoy the convenience of removing prints easily from our OctoGrab Magnetic Bed system! High temperature neodymium magnets pressed into a 6061 aluminum plate, spring steel top sheet, and laminate sheets of PEI and Polycarbonate come together to make the LulzBot OctoGrab Magnetic Bed! These rare earth neodymium magnets do not lose magnetism, even after long or high temperature print jobs.

NOTE: Not compatible with TAZ 5 and prior

*Compatible with the LulzBot TAZ Workhorse, TAZ Pro, TAZ Pro S, and TAZ Pro XT.

** Compatible with LulzBot TAZ 6 printers that have been upgraded to the LulzBot TAZ Modular Print Bed System.

Your LulzBot TAZ 6 must be equipped with the TAZ Etched Modular Print Bed Heater (available here) before installing the LulzBot TAZ OctoGrab™ Magnetic Bed Upgrade.

*** TAZ Pro Dual Extruder users will need to visit the OHAI to download the updated Cura gcode to support the OctoGrab

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Make Print Removal More Convenient

Instead of struggling to remove parts directly from your 3D printer, you can now quickly remove the entire OctoGrab™ spring steel PEI sheet from the print bed along with your finished 3D printed part. Take your magnetic OctoGrab™ spring steel print surface and the finished part to a comfortable work area, bend the flexible OctoGrab™ spring steel bed in any direction, and your 3D print should release from the smooth PEI surface with ease.

This simple upgrade to your LulzBot 3D printer can make a big difference in your printing experience. TPU handles on the OctoGrab™ spring steel print surface allow for easy removal of the print bed while still warm and aids in realigning the surface when replacing the print surface on the magnetic bed.

Strong Adhesion, Easy Part Removal

The special high-temperature neodymium magnets embedded in the 1/8" thick 6061 aluminum plate can hold up to 140c for extended durations without losing any magnetic field strength over time, unlike standard print bed magnets which can start losing field strength around 100c. The magnets are encapsulated inside a thin polycarbonate sheet.

The replaceable spring steel sheet has a layer of polycarbonate film on the back and a smooth sheet of PEI on the top printing surface. The PEI sheets are comparable to LulzBot's original glass/PEI printing surface but offer a stronger grip of 3D prints to the 3D printing bed during printing and even easier release of finished 3D prints.

The LulzBot OctoGrab™ Magnetic Flex bed is made in the USA, with a focus on local and regional supply chains, LulzBot printers are as rugged as the plains of North Dakota where they are manufactured.

  • TAZ dimensions: 300mm x 300mm.

  • TAZ has 25 N50 neodymium rare earth magnets.

  • Works with the TAZ Etched Modular Bed Heater.

  • 10 mil Polycarbonate film on reversible aluminum plate.

  • The spring steel has our standard PEI laminate pre-attached on the print side, polycarbonate on the back.*

   *print on top side only

OctoGrab was derived from work by Tim Pierce in the LulzBot community.

Parts required for this upgrade:

  1. LulzBot TAZ 6, TAZ Workhorse, TAZ Pro, TAZ Pro S or TAZ Pro XT.

  2. TAZ Etched Modular Bed Heater.

  3. OctoGrab™ TAZ Magnetic Flex Bed Assembly.

$ 100 00

Quick & Easy Upgrade

Upgrading is easy. 

If your LulzBot TAZ  already has a LulzBot Modular Print Bed System installed, this upgrade simply replaces your Glass/PEI Print Surface.  If you do not already have the TAZ Etched Modular Print Bed Heater you must also purchase one with your OctoGrab™ Magnetic Flex Bed. 

To upgrade, simply remove the four bed leveling washers and existing glass/PEI bed from your TAZ Etched Modular Print Bed Heater equipped TAZ printer.  Insert the OctoGrab™ aluminum magnetic base on top of the TAZ Etched Modular Print Bed Heater and replace your bed leveling washers.

Important: Adjust your Z offset to the new print surface and start printing!

After prolonged use, you may need to clean your OctoGrab™ surface with a 50/50 mix of isopropyl alcohol and water to renew its adhesion abilities. Allow the surface to dry completely before printing.

TAZ Pro/Workhorse Magnetic Flex Bed

TAZ Pro/Workhorse Magnetic Flex Bed

$ 100 00

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