Not Only Did the Fuse Series 3D Printers Record the Fastest Print Times But SLA Reaches New Heights Formlabs’ most recent software update, PreForm 3.34.0, introduces several features that can unlock new printing capabilities for both stereolithography (SLA) and selective laser sintering (SLS) workflows. With these updates, the Fuse 1+ 30W makes fast, daily production of full builds possible — print speeds are 25% faster than with previous software, and over three times as fast [...]
Formlabs SLS In this week’s 2 Minute Tuesday, we delve into the technology that Formlabs’ Fuse series printers use to 3D print parts, Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).
Did you know that Formlabs 3D printers have played a major role in bringing some of your favorite movies and TV shows to life? We often underestimate the hard work and talent behind the scenes, where dedicated individuals combine traditional craftsmanship with cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing to bring props to life. From the epic Marvel Cinematic Universe to the far, far away galaxies of Star Wars, and even the creepy Upside Down from Stranger [...]
Upgrade your SLS Fuse system with the brand new Fuse Blast from Formlabs The brand NEW Fuse Blast seamlessly integrates into the Fuse Series ecosystem and streamlines your post-processing workflow, empowering you to fully clean a whole build chamber of printed parts within 30 minutes and drastically reducing labor time and cost. With the optional Polishing System, Fuse Blast takes your parts to another level by polishing them to a smooth, semi-gloss, and dye-ready surface [...]
Since 1976, Plastinax has been manufacturing eyewear for some of the world’s biggest brands. They work with global customers to design sunglasses, optical frames, and safety frames, then move into high-volume production, injection molding as many as 80,000 to 100,000 frames each month. Lead time and responsiveness are of utmost importance — in order to remain competitive in a global market, Plastinax has to expedite design and manufacturing so that their frames can travel from [...]
Formlabs recently announced two new 3D printing resins materials for direct 3D printing of elastomeric, biocompatible medical devices and models. BioMed Flex 80A Resin and BioMed Elastic 50A Resin further expand 3D printing possibilities in medical device and medical component manufacturing as well as at the point of care in hospitals and in medical service bureaus. NEW! 3D Printing BioMed Elastic 50A Resin Soft, elastic, medical-grade material Suitable for applications requiring: Comfort Biocompatibility Transparency [...]
New 3D Printing Materials Capabilities Unlock Manufacturing Possibilities Though Formlabs has been at the forefront of hardware development for over a decade by bringing industrial power to an accessible price point with the Form Series SLA printers and Fuse Series SLS printers, our materials development team has matched the pace of innovation by developing over 40 proprietary materials and unlocking new applications for every industry. With their two new SLA resin materials, Silicone 40A Resin [...]
Formlabs has recently expanded their 3D printing materials library. Their mission is to expand access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything. This mission has led them to create new resins like their Flame Retardant Resin and BioMed Durable Resin which have expanded the capabilities of Formlabs' SLA printers. Now, Formlabs has created two new Resins that will change the game for a lot of applications. Introducing Alumina 4N Resin and Silicone 40A Resin. [...]