The CR-10/CR-10S is a pretty large printer for the money, but it lacks one of the things that separates a good printer from a great printer: an enclosure. This lightweight enclosure was designed to mimic the look of the CR-10/10S, with matching black assembly pieces and cool see-though acrylic. They look like they were made for each other. Sure there are lots of DIY projects out there, but if you don't have the time, this is a cool-looking solution you can assemble in about an hour.
Note: Many of the pictures are rendered directly from the CAD program, and so have a Pixar-like computer quality, with nice lighting, perfect reflections, etc. The product in real life is shown in the pictures that are messy, with junk laying around on the table. :-)
Adding a 3D•Upfitters enclosure provides many benefits:
More flexibility to print different types of filaments, including ABS
Better quality prints because the ambient temperature is controlled
Fume filter to reduce smell or vent to the outside (sold separately)
Sturdy, thick, high-grade acrylic doors that allow easy access to the printer bed
These enclosures are easy to install and made for 24/7 use: thick 6mm acrylic doors and 3mm thick sides. Its designed for easy filament changes and access to the bed and hot end through the front doors. In the rare case you can't access the printer adequately through the large door, the sides come off with the removal of a few screws, and the whole thing is light enough to take off any time you want.
One unique feature of this enclosure it avoids the side slit most DIY enclosures have. While a slit is easy to design, the volume of the CR-10 is so large it can't maintain temperatures when there's a top-to-bottom hole in one side. Instead, there is a custom-designed filament guide that gently redirects filament from the top-mount spool holder, optionally through the runout sensor included with the CR-10S, and into the extruder.
All of the plastic parts are 3D printed in ABS to withstand the heat from the enclosure, printed as much as possible on the Fusion3D F400, but also on upgraded FT-5 and CR-10 printers. The panels are cut on a CNC or laser and then flat packed for your assembly. All you need for assembly is just a hex wrench and a small philips head screwdriver. (not included.)
The outside venting system will send potentially dangerous and definitely odorous fumes outside. We supply the fan and 4" dryer hose adapter, you get the rest of the parts from your local hardware store.
Interior LEDs (as pictured in the wood & acrylic version renderings) will make it easier to see prints inside the wood version.