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Our own custom-made Prusa I3 Enclosure Kits are made from laser-cut Anodised Aluminium and include an easy-to-follow build guide found in the downloads section. 

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These Anodised Aluminium Prusa I3 Enclosure Kits are our own custom-made printer shells, personally designed by our talented engineers and laser-cut professionally to perfect size and shape. They are made to keep 3D Printers – like the Prusa i3 and similar models – warm and protected from external forces and temperatures.

This is vital if your room, office or workshop has an aircon or good airflow, as some components like the heatbed and Extruder Assembly need to be kept at specific temperatures in order to enjoy optimal printing results. This was the primary reason for the design of this enclosure, as it boxes the printer in with the electronics so as to utilise the heat generated by the motherboard and Stepper Motor Drivers to maintain a temperature of around 45°C.

This maintained temperature offers a few great benefits – in addition to protecting your printer while looking sleek and stylish – and these include less heating required to get components to desired temperatures, reduced negative effects incurred by external temperatures like airconditioning or wind, as well as even drying out any moisture in filament rolls to reduce the chances of bubbles or popping if the 3D Printing Filament is slightly moist.

Some of the great benefits of this enclosure include:

  • Substantially reduced heat loss – translating to better power efficiency.
  • Less susceptibility to external elements, such as an aircon or wind.
  • Controlled and reduced fumes from printing plastics.
  • Helps to dry out old filament that might have moisture in.
  • Makes the printer easily portable, while ensuring less damage during transportation.

The enclosure kit also comes with an Easy-To-Follow build guide found in the downloads section to take you every step of the way through building the shell and enclosing the printer. This way you don’t have to pay the costs of assembly, and can simply follow the build guide to enjoy all of these fantastic benefits.

Technical Specifications:

  • Enclosure Material

– Anodised Black Aluminium

  • 3D Printer Compatibility

– Prusa i3 and Similar-Sized Models

  • Enclosure Dimensions

– L:650mm x W:560mm x H:530mm

  • Nuts, Bolts and Screws

– Included

  • Perspex Windows

– Included

  • Handles and Spool Mount

– Included

Typical Applications for the Prusa I3 Enclosure Kit - Anodised:

Although our Anodised Prusa I3 Enclosure Kits are specifically designed to fit and encase the Prusa i3 models of 3D Printers, it offers universal fittings to accommodate a wide range of other models too. The only exception is if the printer is simply too big to fit inside, as is the case with the Creality CR-10. However, for standard desktop 3D printers, this enclosure is large enough to fit a wide range of different models with a little bit extra breathing room to fit extra pieces within it.

Just remember that you need to make sure your printer is in tip-top shape before installing it within the enclosure, as it can be difficult to fix some problems without taking the printer out of the shell. So, to save yourself some time and trouble, try to get your printer into the best possible working order first.

DIY I3 Encloure Build Docs

DIY I3 Encloure Build Documentation V1.3

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Prusa I3 Enclosure Kit - Anodised

Prusa I3 Enclosure Kit - Anodised

Our team of engineers, consultants and specialists have years of combined experience within the world of mechanics, robotics, electronics and programming, which allows us to build specialised products targeted at catering to the real needs of our consumers.


We understand that a good product is not only focused on quality, but also on affordability and accessibility, which is why we manufacture our own in-house products that aim to meet the ever-expanding needs of our customers. One such example is the Prusa i3 3D Printer, which we have improved upon numerous times with specialised extruder designs, laser-cut enclosures and even accessories like spool holders – To provide customers with the type of consistent quality that we would like to experience from every brand, both local and international.


Our in-house products also come with the added benefit of ultimate customer support, because nobody knows our products like we do, allowing us to offer the very best in terms of customer support for building, maintaining, repairing or simply enjoying our range of DIYElectronics in-house products.