Bondtech BMG extruders are lightweight, powerful dual-drive extruders capable of operating in direct drive or bowden 3D printers. They feature a 3:1 gear ratio, the perfect combination of speed for high flow applications and precision for tiny nozzle, high resolution parts. This updated version pairs perfectly with the Mosquito hotend for easy and secure direct drive setups.
Note that this extruder is sold without a motor, add one on if you need it!
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Bondtech has created an incredible hotend in the BMG, lightweight but also strong and featuring dual drive gears. The Mosquito Hotend from Slice Engineering is the best of light weight, minimalist hotends and now - they live as one. The new Mosquito hotend features mounting holes and locating indents that make if mount perfectly to the bottom of the BMG-M extruder for a lightweight, dual-drive, geared direct-drive system.
Two drive wheels grip the filament from both sides, providing a strong and reliable feed into the hotend. From common materials like PLA and ABS to flexibles like PRO Series Flex or Ninjaflex, the dual-drive gears of the Bondtech BMG will deliver a consistent flow of filament in either direct drive or bowden configurations.
The BMG is designed with a door on the side which holds one of the dual-drive gears. This door is held closed with a spring-tensioned thumbscrew. This thumbscrew enables precision tensioning of the drive gears for the perfect hold on filament, as well as the ability to release the tension and easily load or unload filament. All you need to do is press away from the extruder and the spring will compress just enough to release the material, letting you freely feed it directly into the hotend.
At MatterHackers we pride ourselves on offering friendly service, advice, and support. Our prices are always the lowest in the industry when you factor in our free shipping for every item on the MatterHackers site (including 3D printers). Most of all, our staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They have been 3D printing for several years now and are happy to answer your 3D printing questions. Have a question about the amazing capabilities of your new Bondtech BMG Extruder? No problem. Feel free to give us a call.
In short, buying a 3D printer from MatterHackers is a holistic experience. We are here to partner with you through every step of your 3D printing journey. Additionally, we have all of the PLA, ABS, and Specialty Filament that you could ever need to design anything you can imagine.