Big thanks to for sending me this Flashforge Creator 3. Combining the big print volume of the Guider II and the dual nozzle functionality of the Creator Pro 2 is an interesting idea, but does it work in practice? In this video I will have a look to see.

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It is apparent that the emergence of 3D printing technologies won't stop anytime soon. The fact is that additive manufacturing provides cost-efficiency, enhances the manufacturing process, and offers us the capability of creating precise three-dimensional models of virtually everything we need without ever having to step any foot outside of our home workplace, office or factory. Additionally, 3D printing techniques allow the creation of top-quality solutions due to their capability to produce any type or object (even the human body's organs as well as biological tissue) in a quick economical, environmentally-friendly, and sustainable method.

Let's focus on use cases that are within the capabilities of both prosumers and professionals and look at the projects that are possible to complete within a matter of minutes after purchasing a professional yet affordable 3D printer. We're going to look at FDM-powered 3D printing. It is among the most sought-after additive manufacturing technologies currently. To cut a long tale brief, FDM 3D printers offer a variety of advantages over resin-based counterparts. They are more user-friendly and print much quicker, produce robust and durable models and have low costs. Another advantage of FDM-based printers is the fact that they can be upgraded using a variety of add-ons yourself.

Flashforge Creator 3

Today, we're going to discuss The Flashforge Creator 3. It's a professional, completely enclosed desktop FDM 3D printer equipped with an extrusion dual system that was designed to provide a simple and efficient printing experience. It prints high-quality parts immediately after unboxing. But do you think this 3D printer is really as great as it claims to be? Find the article to get an in-depth analysis.

About Flashforge

Flashforge is a Chinese-based maker of high-end consumer and professional 3D printers and related equipment, with their headquarters in Zhejiang. Since its founding in 2011 the company has managed to reach the top spot in its local ranking of the top 3D printing firms. Because of its extensive and premium range of products, the team has earned its confidence from the global 3D printing community. It also currently has its high-quality machines shipped to more than 100 countries around the globe.


Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 is a professional desktop FDM 3D printer with an incredible production volume of 300 250 x 200 mm (11.8 9 x 9.8 and 7.9 inches) which is ideal for continuous dual nozzle powered industry-grade production. The printer is completely protected, which helps prevent unwanted temperatures and increases the variety of printing materials that allow printing using high-temperature materials and produce amazingly robust, functional components. In addition to an enclosure, it helps make the entire printing process considerably safer. It is possible to learn more about the benefits of a complete enclosure by going through the article.

In addition to being fully protected it is also fully sealed. Flashforge Creator 3 is supplied with the entire assembly which eliminates any potential play caused by a mishap in self-assembly. Additionally, it has an automatic calibration system, which lets users begin your printing as quickly as possible.

Another benefit of the Creator 3 is that it produces stunningly clear and well-designed prints, printing at the minimum height of only 50 microns. This allows you to create precise 3D parts that are of the highest quality and have remarkably smooth surface finishes. Additionally it is easy to operate as it has various connectivity options as well with a user-friendly touchscreen for simple use on its own. Find out what else this printer can offer.


The Flashforge Creator 3 is a well-designed 3D printer with the most elegant and elegant look. Its frame is crafted in classic gray, with elegant black trims. The doors that are transparent allow you to remain on top of the situation and monitor how the printer is printing. The filament spools may be placed in both directions of the print.

Its dimensions of 627 x 485 x 615 millimeters (24.6 19 24 inches) and a weight of 40 kilograms (88 lbs) makes it a mid-sized machine which is a great suitable for nearly any type of work space.


Printing with a minimum of 50 microns thick Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 can create high-quality and accurate outputs far superior to those generated from semi-professional printers.

The build size of 300 250 x 200 mm can print a single large model, or several smaller models all at once. Because it is equipped with two separate extruders that can be heated to 300 degrees Celsius and a detachable heated bed of steel it is able to print reliably using high-temperature and PLA plastics such as ABS, HIPS, PETG PA, CF PC, ASA, GF as well as other materials similar to. The printer is also able to work with other materials.

In the end All in all, the Flashforge Creator 3 is an ideal tool to create fully functional prototypes, sturdy tabletop miniatures, end-of-life parts souvenirs, props and souvenirs accessories for cosplay and more.

Features Explained

Built-in chamber with a closed enclosure

Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 is a solid, fully enclosed 3D printer that can provide users with a safe and efficient process for printing high-temperature or engineering plastics.

The complete enclosure is not just for security but also allows you to use engineering plastics that have large shrinkage. In addition, it aids in combating delamination by ensuring uniform heat dissipation. Not to add dust, noise, and odor defense.

Independent dual extruder system

Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 is equipped with two wear-resistant extruders as well as an efficient ventilation system to ensure optimal thermal conductivity and dissipation of heat during printing. Additionally, the nozzles are equipped with filament sensors that stop the printing process immediately in the event of running out of material because of filament breaking. When the filament is resupplied with a new supply, the printing process will begin exactly the point where it stopped. This feature is essential if you plan to print large, but do not want to print the entire model from scratch in case any mistakes in the filament had been made.

Both nozzles are able to be heated to temperatures of up to 300 degrees Celsius which makes this printer ideal for professional and entry-level applications. This premium printer offers the most efficient printing experience. It allows the filament to flow out of its 0.4 millimeter nozzles in an effortless and precise manner. In addition, the printer comes with four different printing modes which lets you select the one that is most suitable for your needs.

As we've mentioned, the printer comes with a robust cooling system made up of four inbuilt cooling fans that work to maintain an optimal temperature inside the printing chamber.

It is a cooling device that consists of premium HEPA H13 air filters that have activated carbon in the form of activated carbon as well as cotton filters which contribute to an efficiency of filtration of 95 percent.

Affixable heated bed

Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 features a removable print bed made of magnetic steel which can rapidly get to 120degC and then heat offering amazing adhesion to the first layer and making it easier to remove prints.

The bed is quite simple to remove and then put in its place. However, it's very sturdy and composed of strong spring steel designed with durability and longevity in the back of our minds.

Ready to print straight from the box

Flashforge Creator 3 comes with Flashforge Creator 3 is supplied with the printer fully assembled which means that you don't need to build your printer completely from scratch. This is an important feature because it will not only allow you to cut down on time by moving to the manufacturing process straight away, but also it helps you avoid problems that can arise from improper self-assembly.

Furthermore it is worth noting that the Creator 3 comes with a completely automated bed calibration system which allows you to finish the bed leveling process in less than five minutes. All you need to do is click the appropriate icons on the touchscreen of the device and then perform an array of basic interaction with the printer. It is recommended to run some test prints once everything is completed to determine if your models meet the quality you want.

Many connectivity options, and a simple standalone operation

It comes with the 4.5-inch touchscreen built-in with a simple UI, USB, Wi-Fi as well as Ethernet connectivity This printer is one that is truly accessible like you would expect from an industrial-grade machine.


Additionally, the Creator 3 is also operated via a cloud-based app which allows you to alter the printing process using a tablet or smartphone. The program displays all essential printing information in real time through the high-definition camera built into the printing chamber, which makes it an essential tool for efficient remote operation. In addition, it provides you with full ability to control the print process and allows you to modify all of the crucial settings in real-time.


Flashforge Creator 3D PrinterBuilt-in camera to monitor YesConnectivity USB SD cards, WiFi, EthernetFilament diameter 1.75 mmFilament runout sensor YesMax. Temperature of extruder 300Price $2,999.00 Go to the product

What's in the Box?

  • Flashforge Creator 3 3D Printer
  • Holder for the Spool
  • Spools of Filament (PLA 2 kg, total)
  • USB drive
  • Power cord
  • Scraper
  • Waste box (2 pcs)
  • Tube of PTFE (2 PCS)
  • Grease
  • Glue stick
  • Toolbox
  • User manual
  • Warranty card

For some items, package content may change. If you have any questions we can be reached.

Setting Up the Printer

Flashforge Creator 3 Flashforge Creator 3 is supplied in a reassembled state, however it needs to be calibrated by itself. Luckily, the process is simple and can be accomplished within less than 5 minutes.

After unboxing, connect the filament spools. Connect it to the mains power supply. Then, start the calibration process by selecting appropriate choices on the touch screen.


The leveling nut should be rotated counterclockwise if needed.

After you have completed the calibration ensure that you print some test prints such as 3DBenchy before printing something more complex and large.

Slicing Software

The printer should be used in conjunction with FlashPrint, its proprietary software solution for slicing. It works with 3mf/stl/obj/fpp/bmp/png/jpg/jpeg file formats. It is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems.

FlashPrint FlashPrint is a powerful suite of software applications which lets you modify, rotate and or one-click print your models, create support, and tweak different print settings such as mirror printing. This will be helpful using this triple extruder 3-D printer.

Use Cases

Below are some models 3D printed using 3D printers like the Flashforge Creator 3 for you to get an idea of what you can be expecting from this printer.

First, we have an assortment of parts for end-of-use 3D printed using PA-CF filament.

Another attractively-designed end-use part 3D printed using ASA (Acrylonitrile styrene acrylate):

Finally, take a look at this model that is printed on PLA with dual colors.

You can clearly see that Creator 3 can produce dimensionally accurate and robust models with an extremely smooth surface with ease and elegance in a simple manner.

Pros and Cons


  • Large material compatibility
  • A removable heated bed that is easily removed
  • Automated leveling and complete enclosure
  • Independent dual extruder system
  • Built-in camera, as well as sensors for running out of filament
  • There are a myriad of options for connectivity


  • In certain cases, the filament guide tubes could cause scratches to the upper cover (can be fixed by adjusting the tube)
  • Large and heavy.
  • The challenge of printing circular and models that are spherical (common to Cartesian systems)

Bottom Line

Its Flashforge Creator 3 is a professional but priced FDM 3D printer with the capacity of a large volume of build and allows you to create attractive high-quality prints that are hard to break in a quick and reliable manner. With its enclosure with dual extruders, and a detachable heat bed constructed of steel springs that can print reliably using engineering plastics and be utilized in both household and professional applications. It is a very practical and user-friendly device that is an ideal choice for professional and seasoned makers as well as newbies because it has automated bed leveling and operates exactly like a plug and play device. Its capabilities allow it to be a great device for creating fully functional prototypes, sturdy tabletop miniatures, end-of-use components and props, as well as cosplay accessories, souvenirs, and more.