Temperatur Control for Pneumatic Extruders

Printing of Biomaterials at defined Temperature

Different temperature control units are available for the pneumatic extruders of the BS printers. They fit to 10 Milliliter cartridges but 30 Milliliter cartridges can be used at room temperature.

Metal cartridge with steel/aluminum nozzle

Metal cartridge with steel or aluminum nozzle

Temperature control for 10 mL cartridges; Left: Peltier chiller; Right: Shell heater

Temperature control for 10 mL cartridges; Left: Peltier chiller; Right: Shell heater

 

 

A) Peltier chiller, range: 4°C to 80°C

B) Shell heater, range: RT to 100°C (190°C)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disposable plastic cartridges with Luer lock adapter are fine for prints close to room temperature. Nozzle insulators are available for particular Aluminum needles.

Thermoplasts like PCL print better with a set comprising the proprietary GeSiM stainless steel cartridge (10 mL) and stainless steel nozzle, available at different size.

Aluminum nozzle with heat insulation shield

Aluminum nozzle with heat insulation shield

Metal nozzles for different applications

Metal nozzles for different applications