Production printers are often used by companies and organizations to provide specialized fabrication capabilities for a portion, or even all of their commercial production. They make use of specific advantages offered by Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM). These advantages include mass customization, integrated functionality, complex geometry, and rapid design iteration. Under certain conditions, production printer platforms can lend themselves to limited economies of scale and are typically incorporated into hybridized manufacturing processes. We love 3D printing with these machines!
MarkforgedMarkforged products transcend the realm of 3D printing prototypes and trinkets. Using unique technology to print amazing carbon fiber parts that can be reinforced for metal-strength, they break down the barriers between idea and reality for every designer, engineer and manufacturer.
Build Size (X,Y,Z): 300 x 220 x 180 mm (11.1 x 8.6 x 7.1 inches)
Resolution (Z thickness): 50 microns (0.002 inches)
17-4 Stainless Steel
303 Stainless Steel
6061 Aluminum (Beta)
7075 Aluminum (Beta)
A-2 Tool Steel (Beta)
D-2 Tool Steel (Beta)
IN Alloy (Inconel) 625 (Beta)
Titanium Ti-6Al-4V (Beta)
3D SystemsAs the originator of 3D printing and a shaper of future 3D solutions, 3D Systems has spent its 30 year history enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring innovative products to market and drive new business models.
Build Volume (X,Y,Z): 381 x 330 x 460 mm (15 x 13 x 18 inches)
Resolution: 80 to 150 micron (0.003 – 0.006 inches)
DuraForm ProX PA (Nylon 12)
DuraForm ProX GF (Glass Filled Nylon)
DuraForm ProX HST (Fiber Reinforced High Temp Nylon)
Build Volume (X,Y,Z): 275 x 275 x 420 mm (10.8 x 10.8 x 16.5 inches)
Resolution: Adjustable. Preset values are 30 and 60 microns, minimum feature size 100 microns
LaserForm™ Ti Gr. 1²
LaserForm™ Ti Gr. 5²
LaserForm™ Ti Gr. 23²
LaserForm™ Stainless 316L3