We are Australian Distributors of the infamous E3D V6 high performance full metal Hot Ends.
Introducing Hemera (Formerly known as Hermes),the next generation high performance dual drive extrusion system from e3D avaialble in both direct and bowden
The dual-drive extrusion system provides exceptional pushing force complete with a fully hardened stainless steel drive train and optimised heatsink design. The Hemera excels in printing regular and flexible materials with precision and control and is even capable of printing flexible filaments at PLA speeds.
The Hemera is compatible with both bowden and direct drive extrusion systems and can be used with the E3d Ecosystem of V6, nozzle X, Volcano and SuperVolcano hotends.
The Hemera is currently available for 1.75mm filament systems. It can be purchased as a bowden drive setup which includes a bowden adaptor, or as a direct drive extrusion system which includes a heat sink and fan, hemera heatbreak, as well as a ed3 V6 hotend in either 12V of 24V configuration.
Hemera is a dual-drive system with a hardened stainless steel drive train. Individually CNC cutting each hobb allows for a round-bottomed root, with a tooth that curves upwards to a robust, sharp tip. The round bottom of the profile strongly resists filament debris wedging into the drive gear and in almost all cases it’s self-cleaning as any debris simply falls off the teeth.
Hemera uses a custom motor based off a NEMA17 frame, modified with our endcap designs. This allows the motor itself to be part of the assembly, incorporating features such as bearing pockets and mounting points. Ultimately creating a smaller, more compact system with a lower overall part count.
There are 4 T-slots on each side of the motor leaving endless mounting opportunities. Utilise one side for mounting to the printer and the other side for sensors, probes and part-cooling fans.
Along with a very short filament path from hobb to meltzone, the filament is tightly constrained. As a result of closely tolerancing all the components, we are also able to achieve a clearance gap between filament drive wheels and heatbreak of only 100um.
This means that flexible filaments such as TPU’s can be printed on Hermes with similar print speeds to PLA. To put it simply, we’ve made printing with flexibles easy!
An optimised heatsink ensures airflow is diverted up and away from both the HotEnd and the heated bed. This reduces the risk of warping and uneven stresses forming in the printed part; optimised airflow also means we can supply a quieter fan.
Direct or Bowden
Hemera is interchangeable between Direct and Bowden variants. To create a bowden Hermes, simply remove the hotside and fan, then insert the Hermes bowden adaptor.
This above cutaways show the internals of all three HotEnds. Left to Right: 1.75mm Universal, 3mm Direct, 3mm Bowden. - See more at: https://e3d-online.com/E3D-v6/Full-Kit/v6-1.75mm-Universal-Bowden#sthash.cOCmL0t2.dpuf