Rhino is a commercial-grade 3D printer at a consumer-friendly price

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Rhino is an industrial grade 3D printer with a heated chamber and all-metal chassis.

While it seems like inexpensive, easy-to-use 3D printers are a dime a dozen these days, one Toronto-based startup is looking to set itself apart from the pack by offering an affordable yet extremely robust device. Created by Monirad Robotics, the Rhino 3D Printer boasts a number of features not typically seen in machines of its category.

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“Unfortunately the low cost printers were not reliable, they were slower and since the temperature of the print area was not controlled the parts lacked consistency and durability. Even though the industrial grade one was faster, precise and reliable, it was expensive and had a small print area. This motivated us to design Rhino, an industrial grade, all-metal chassis and extruder, 3D printer with ability to control temperature of print area,” explains Mohsen Chamanirad, Monirad Robotics CEO.

The frame of the printer is comprised entirely out of solid metal (80%…

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