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The RS 3D Ecosystem - Professionally Approved Products for 3D Printing from RS

RS, Professionally Approved Products, gives you professional quality parts across all product categories. Our range has been testified by engineers as giving comparable quality to that of the leading brands without paying a premium price. RS offers you the entire range of products, which are essential for 3D printing from 3D Printers, Filaments, Software and essential tools.

RS IdeaWerk Pro 3D Printer

titleThe RS IdeaWerk Pro has many features in common with the RS IdeaWerk FDM 3D printer. These features include build volume of 150 x 150 x 140mm, minimum layer resolution of 0.18mm, and maximum print speed of 30mm3 per hour, which makes it one of the fastest 3D printers in its class.

However, the new version prints multiple filaments including Flexible, PLA, ABS, PA/NYLON, PC, HIPS and PVA and the RS IdeaWerk Pro features a heated bed that can handle 0 to 120°C and high-temperature extrusion up to 300°C. Additional capabilities of the printer, available via the product’s touchscreen, include: temperature adjustment of extruder and heated bed; control of filament (in/out) and XYZ-axis movement; progress and status display; and temperature unit selection.

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RS IdeaWerk 3D Printer

titleThe RS IdeaWerk is a desktop 3D printer designed to handle the toughest print jobs, is easy to assemble and use and lightweight enough to be portable. No need to purchase additional software or accessories, just assemble, connect and begin printing immediately.

Large build area of 150 x 150 x 140 mm that allows you to push the potential of your prototyping. The printer is designed for PLA filament.

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RS Filament


Our range of FDM filaments include ABS, Dissolvable, Flexible, HiPS, Nylon, PLA, PVA and Wood in a wide range of colours, weights and diameters.

See the range here:


Read my article about: The impact of filament on your 3D print quality

DesignSpark Mechanical: FREE CAD Software

titleDesignSpark Mechanical is a revolutionary 3D modelling software, unrivalled when it comes to engineering innovation and turning ideas into prototypes via 3D Printing. Unlike traditional 3D CAD, DesignSpark Mechanical is easy to learn and allows unlimited design changes.

Free to download

DesignSpark Mechanical Add-Ons

DS Mechanical Drawing module

titleThis module adds the SpaceClaim's Associative Drawing environment to DesignSpark Mechanical. It lets you change designs, as well as create and modify geometry, from within drawing views. The drawing environment provides a familiar work space for those accustomed to working in 2D. Drawings support annotations, including geometric dimensioning and tolerances, notes and leaders, to JIS, ISO, and ANSI® standards. The Associative Drawing environment lets you change designs, as well as create and modify geometry, from within drawing views. Drawings support annotations, including geometric dimensioning and tolerances, notes and leaders, to JIS, ISO, and ANSI® standards.

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DS Mechanical Exchange module

titleThis module adds advanced import/export capabilities to DesignSpark Mechanical. It lets you freely import, modify and export the industry standard STEP and IGES file formats allowing to fully exchange design data with CAD tools such as SolidWorks, Catia, ProEngineer, AutoCAD. This module turns DesignSpark Mechanical into a low cost 3D design solution ideal for companies wanting to create fabulous product concepts, without having to invest in 3D CAD licenses and training or companies wanting to reduce reliance on contractors for final design creation and manufacturing.

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DS Mechanical Bundle Add-On


Each module is available for £530 or as a bundle for £660. Save £400.00 when you buy the bundle.

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Essential 3D Printing Accessories from RS

With nearly 43.000 RS products you will always find what you need – not only for 3D Printing.

However, these are ten 10 products for 3D Printing.

1. Precision Knife Set with 10 Blades


RS Product: (053-7439)

2. 4 Pieces Engineers File Set


RS Product : (818-0671)

3. Stripping Knife


RS Product : (079-4727)

4. Fine Silicon Carbide Wet & Dry Sanding Paper (Grit Size 120)


RS Product : (797-6005)

5. Ultra Fast – Superglue


RS Product : (047-3449)

6. Matt Black Spray Paint


RS Product : (764-3039)

7. Clear Laquer


RS Product : (056-9307)

8. Lubricant


RS Product : (013-2542)

9. Foam cleaner


RS Product : (056-9341)

10. Stainless steel multi-tool


RS Product : (789-4625)

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