As 3D printing technology and applications become more mainstream, 3D printers are moving from the hi-tech workshop into the home office and shed. Recognising this trend and opportunity, Eaglemoss Publishing asked SCA to work with them to develop a 3D printer. The intention was to make it more suitable to the domestic end user, and to create a product that would utilise their unique 'partworks' retail model.
The result is a product more suitable for the home, both in terms of functionality and visual language. The sliding hood creates an environment with a controlled temperature for improved printing, whilst offering added safety and a tidier aesthetic. Holistically the product is more akin to a sewing machine than a piece of industrial machinery. SCA Worked with Eaglemoss' in-house development team and manufacturer to go from concept to production in less than 12 months.