Feb 3, 2014

Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 World's First Color Multi-material 3D Printer








This powerhouse is priced around 300,000 USD.


Technical specifications:

Model materials:
  • Vero family of opaque materials, including color
  • Tango family rubber-like flexible materials
  • Medical: MED610
  • Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 in ivory and green
  • DurusWhite RGD430
  • High Temperature RGD525 white
  • Transparent: VeroClear and RGD720

Digital model materials:
  • Hundreds of composite materials can be manufactured on the fly including:
  • Vibrant blended colors in rigid opaque
  • Translucent colored tints
  • Rubber-like materials in a variety of Shore A values
  • Polypropylene-like materials with improved thermal resistance

Support material:
  • SUP705 non-toxic gel-like photopolymer support

Tray size:
  • 500 × 400 × 200 mm (19.7 × 15.7 × 7.9 in.)

Net build size:
  • 490 × 390 × 200 mm (19.3 × 15.4 × 7.9 in.)

Layer thickness:
  • Horizontal build layers down to 16 microns (0.0006 in.)

Build resolution:
  • X-axis: 600 dpi; Y-axis: 600 dpi; Z-axis: 1600 dpi

Printing Modes:
  • Digital material: 30-micron (0.001 in.) resolution
  • High quality: 16-micron (0.0006 in.) resolution
  • High speed: 30-micron (0.001 in.) resolution

Accuracy:
  • 20-85 micron for features below 50 mm; up to 200 micron for full model size (for rigid materials only, depending on geometry, build parameters and model orientation)

Input Format:
  • STL, OBJDF and SLC File

Workstation compatibility:
  • Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit

Network connectivity:
  • LAN – TCP/IP

Size and weight:
Objet500 Connex3:
  • 1400 (w) x 1260 (h) x 1100 (d) mm
  • (55.1 x 49.6 x 43.3 in.)
  • 430 Kg (948 lbs.)

Material Cabinet:
  • 330 (w) x 1170 (h) x 640 (d) mm
  • (13 x 46.1 x 26.2 in.)
  • 76 Kg (168 lbs.)

Print heads:
  • 8 units

Power Requirements:
  • 110–240 VAC 50/60 Hz; 1.5 KW single phase

Operational Environment:
  • Temperature 18 C-25 C (64 F-77 F); relative humidity 30-70 percent (non-condensing)

Stratasys product page:

http://www.stratasys.com/3d-printers/design-series/precision/objet500-connex3


PDF technical specification sheet:

http://www.stratasys.com/~/media/Main/Secure/Material%20Specs%20MS/PolyJet-Material-Specs/Objet500%20Connex3_Design_SellSheet_low%20res%20R3.pdf