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FABtotum Personal Fabricator ushers in next generation of 3d printers

By: PRLog
FABtotum is world's first multipurpose Personal fabricator.. More than a 3d Printer, more than a 3d scanner, more than a milling machine. Acclaimed by professional press as "one of the most disruptive stand alone machines to hit the market", FABtotum can 3D Print, Cut , Mill, Engrave, 3d Scan. FABtotum is currently seeking investments on Indiegogo, with more than one month to go and the funding goal surpassed three times.
PRLog - Sep 09, 2013 - MILAN, Italy -- FABtotum launched his new generation of 3d printers for the pro and consumer market,starting with a successfull indiegogo campaign.

FABtotum is a multipurpose tool, the first Low Cost Desktop Personal Fabrication device that can operate a wide range of Computer controlled (CNC) manufacturing processes.
Print, Cut, Mill, Scan, Manipulate. Rinse and repeat!

3d Printing
FABtotum is capable of 3d-printing plastic objects using Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF),to make complex shapes easily and cheaply with little effort. However, There is so much more to FABtotum than 3D printing!

Cutting & Milling
When a different material is needed, Fabtotum can swich to subtractive mode and cut or 3d-mill different materials like foams, woods or even thin Aluminium or Brass to expand the possibilities of what you can accomplish with a personal fabricator.

3d-Scanner
Using the built-in 3-D scanner or the on-board Z-probe sensor you can acquire solid objects, save on your PC as a 3d model, make some changes in your favourite 3d modeling software, or make a 3D-Print in many materials right away!

Digital Artists
Are you a designer? a 3d modeler? Get some modelling clay and shape your ideas, Use FABtotum for a quick scan or a hi-precision acquisition. Make more objects in different materials, use solid objects as a base for your 3D editing work or use the scanned assets in your work

Makers
Fabtotum is the maker's best friend! PCB milling is now easy and cheap, quickly prototype your ideas, make plastic,wooden or metal components or enclosures, scan and reverse engineer designs and solid objects!

Professionals
Architecture, Engineering, Design, Jewelery and many more. FABtotum can be a very usefull tool for prototyping or showcasing your works. FABtotum has been developed to be scalable and flexible to adapt to your daily workflow and fit nicely in your office spaces.

FABtotum launched in a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to fund production of the FABtotum personal fabricator.
The $50k goal was surpassed in one week, and the campaign reached almost $150k in less than 3 weeks with 1 month left to go  and over 120 units sold.

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fabtotum-personal-fabricator

http://vimeo.com/72722061

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