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Figure 4 Standalone

ULTRA-FAST AND AFFORDABLE FOR SAME DAY PROTOTYPING AND LOW-VOLUME PRODUCTION

Affordable and versatile for low-volume production and fast prototyping, offering quality and accuracy with industrial-grade durability, service and support.

Affordability

With a compact and easy-to-use design, Figure 4 Standalone delivers industrial-grade durability at an affordable price and low total cost of operations.

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Versatility 

Quick and easy material changeover allows for functional prototyping and production applications diversity with the same printer. Featuring a manual material feed, it is augmented with separate post-processing units available for cleaning, drying and curing.

Fast Turnaround

Achieve same-day functional prototyping and low volume production with ultra-high speeds. Figure 4 Standalone offers quality, accuracy and Six Sigma repeatability (Cpk > 2) with industrial-grade durability, service and support. Figure 4 Standalone was designed for ease-of-use and includes file preparation and print management with 3D Systems 3D Sprint™ software.

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Production-Grade Materials

The Figure 4 Standalone materials are specially developed for the production of end-use parts and for fast prototyping applications. Use the Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 10 high speed, rigid, dark grey material or the Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 15 economical rigid grey material for production applications, Figure 4 ELAST-BLK 10 elastomeric black material for design and test applications and Figure 4 JCAST-GRN 10 castable green material for jewellery applications.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Replacement of traditional moulding and cast urethane processes
  • Rapid functional prototyping and fast concept models
  • Optimized for investment casting patterns for jewellery
  • Clean and easy burnout with gypsum investments
  • Amazing surface quality for jewellery applications
  • Grommets, seals, hoses, weather sealing, soft touch robotics, keypads, spacers, vibration dampening component parts

FEATURES:

  • Non-contact membrane Digital Light Printing (DLP) technology
  • Printable Build Volume (W x D x H):
    124.8 x 70.2 x 196 mm (4.9 x 2.8 x 7.7 in)
  • Industry-leading 3D Sprint software for file preparation and production
  • Cloud connectivity for predictive and prompt service with 3D Connect capability.
  • Production-grade materials
  • Compact printer footprint
  • Manual material feed
  • Separate, manual post-curing unit, required

BENEFITS:

  • Affordable initial investment
  • High throughput vs. competitive 3D printing technologies
  • Industrial-grade durability
  • Print and use same day
  • Low total cost of operations
  • Application flexibility
  • Efficient design iteration
  • Six Sigma quality and repeatability

*Throughput improvement compared other 3D printing systems based on various use cases on Figure 4 models; parts cost compared to traditionally manufactured parts and operations.

Production-Grade Materials

Figure 4 HI TEMP 300-AMB

HIGH-TEMPERATURE

Industry-leading, ultra-high temperature resistant rigid plastic suitable for the harshest thermal environments.

High Thermal-Resistance, Translucent Amber Plastic for Flow Visualization (HDT >300 °C)

Figure 4 HI TEMP 300-AMB is an ultra-high temperature plastic for use in applications requiring high heat resistance. With heat deflection temperature of over 300 °C at both low and high stress (HDT at 0.455 and 1.82 MPa), this material is well suited for the testing of high temperature components in applications including HVAC, consumer appliances, motor enclosures, stators, molds and the like. It does not require a secondary thermal post-cure.

Applications:

  • High temperature components testing, and general use parts including: HVAC, consumer appliances, motor enclosures, stators, etc.
  • Low pressure molding/tooling: expanding foams, rubbers, etc.
  • Overmolding

Benefits:

  • Production-grade material
  • High heat resistance for testing and use in high heat environments
  • No secondary thermal post-cure required
  • Excellent visualization for parts requiring evaluation of internal features and fluid flow performance

Features:

  • HDT over 300 °C at both low and high stress (HDT at 0.455 and 1.82 MPa)
  • Rigid and translucent
  • High tensile modulus for use in molds (4000 MPa)

Figure 4 FLEX-BLK 20

FLEXIBLE, DURABLE

Durable, flexible, high impact resistant material with long-term environmental stability.

Fatigue Resistant Black Plastic, with the Look and Feel of Production Polypropylene

Figure 4 FLEX-BLK 20 is a flexible, high impact-resistant material for extremely durable black parts with look and feel of production polypropylene. Great for functional prototypes, enclosures and assemblies, as well as short-run production parts, this fatigue resistant material provides outstanding flexibility and accuracy, enabling many applications.

Applications:

  • Functional assemblies and prototypes
    • Automotive styling parts
    • Consumer goods and electronic components
    • Containers and enclosures
    • Product design
  • Master patterns for RTV/silicone molding
  • Concept and marketing models

Benefits:

  • Reliable and robust functional prototypes
  • Excellent mechanical properties and accuracy
  • Beautiful black parts with look and feel of molded black polypropylene
  • Improved environmental stability of mechanical and performance properties over time

Features:

  • High elongation at break and notched impact strength
  • Lower tensile modulus
  • Engineered for long term environmental stability
  • Easy to clean

Figure 4 RUBBER-BLK 10

DURABLE ELASTOMER

High tear strength, malleable material for hard rubber-like parts.

High Tear Strength with Long Term Environmental Stability for Hard Rubber-Like Parts

Figure 4 RUBBER-BLK 10 is a high tear strength material for the production of hard rubber-like parts with slow-rebound for touch applications such as grips, handles and bumpers, as well as strain-relief applications, couplings, over molds etc. This extremely tough material has an exceptional surface finish and long-term environmental stability.

 

Applications:

  • Slow-rebound hard-rubber material allows for multiple touch applications, including grips, handles, bumpers
  • Good for strain-relief type applications
  • Couplings and overmoldings
  • Production parts needing long term environmental stability where mechanical properties fit

Benefits:

  • Exceptional surface finish
  • Very tough material
  • Great for soft touch applications
  • Engineered for long term environmental stability

Features:

  • High tear strength
  • Shore hardness of 59D and 97A
  • Tough and durable

Figure 4 MED-AMB 10

BIO-COMPATIBLE, HIGH TEMPERATURE, TRANSLUCENT

A rigid amber material for applications requiring biocompatibility, translucency and/or thermal resistance. It provides parts with crisp details, that can be sterilized and tested at high temperature, over 100 °C.

Biocompatible*, sterilizable, translucent and high temperature resistant

Figure 4 MED-AMB 10 is a rigid, translucent material for a range of medical and industrial applications, including when biocompatibility, sterilization and/or thermal resistance is required with fluid flow visualization. Capable of meeting ISO 10993-5 and -10 standards for biocompatibility (cytotoxicity, sensitization and irritation), this material can also be sterilized by autoclave. It delivers highly accurate parts with excellent feature resolution and high definition.

* Biocompatibility is based on testing by 3D Systems on a single geometry and sample set per ISO 10993-5 and -10. Users should confirm fitness for use and biocompatibility for their applications.

Applications:

  • General medical applications requiring biocompatibility, sterilization and/or thermal resistance
  • Surgical drill guides, splints
  • Parts requiring rigidity with high temperature resistance
    • Fluid handling manifolds
    • Elevated temperature testing
  • Parts with high definition details
    • Threaded assemblies
  • Visualization and fluid flow models

Benefits:

  • Capable of meeting ISO 10993-5 & -10 standards for biocompatibility (cytotoxicity, sensitization and irritation)
  • Excellent visualization for parts requiring evaluation of internal features and their performance
  • High temperature testing
  • True-to-CAD accuracy and crisp feature detail

Features:

  • Biocompatible*
  • Sterilizable by autoclave
  • Thermal resistance over 100 °C
  • Excellent humidity/moisture resistance
  • Rigid and translucent

Figure 4 MED-WHT 10

BIO-COMPATIBLE, HIGH TEMPERATURE

A rigid white material for applications requiring biocompatibility and/or thermal resistance. It provides beautiful parts that can be sterilized and tested at high temperature, over 100 °C.

Biocompatible*, sterilizable and high temperature resistant

Figure 4 MED-WHT 10 is a rigid, white material for a range of medical and industrial applications, including when biocompatibility, sterilization and/or thermal resistance is required. Capable of meeting ISO 10993-5 and -10 standards for biocompatibility (cytotoxicity, sensitization and irritation), this material can also be sterilized by autoclave. It delivers highly accurate parts with excellent feature resolution and high definition.

* Biocompatibility is based on testing by 3D Systems on a single geometry and sample set per ISO 10993-5 and -10. Users should confirm fitness for use and biocompatibility for their applications.

Applications:

  • General medical applications requiring biocompatibility, sterilization and/or thermal resistance
  • Surgical drill guides, splints
  • Bone models
  • Parts requiring rigidity with high temperature and/or water resistance
  • Parts with high definition details

Benefits:

  • Capable of meeting ISO 10993-5 and -10 standards for biocompatibility (cytotoxicity, sensitization and irritation)
  • Smooth surfaces for beautiful display models and prototypes
  • High temperature testing
  • True-to-CAD accuracy and crisp feature detail

Features:

  • Biocompatible*
  • Sterilizable by autoclave
  • Thermal resistance over 100 °C
  • Excellent humidity/moisture resistance
  • Rigid and white

Figure 4 PRO-BLK 10

PRODUCTION RIGID

Production-grade additive manufacturing material with game-changing thermoplastic-like mechanical properties and long-term environmental stability.

Versatile Rigid Heat-Resistant Material Combines Speed, Strength, Excellent Mechanical Properties for Tool-Less, Direct Production of Plastic Parts

Figure 4 EGGSHELL-AMB 10 is process-optimized for the production of sacrificial tooling for casting silicone parts in any durometer. It is specifically engineered to withstand liquid silicone injection at high temperature and pressure, with intentional brittleness to shatter easily from silicone once the mold is filled and cooled. Its amber color allows for visualization of the injected silicone, and it also has high heat deflection temperature, high tensile modulus and low elongation at break which are preferred properties for molds to be injectable.

Applications:

  • Tool-less, same day production
  • Direct production of small black plastic parts; examples include: motor housings, connectors, snap-fits, automotive interior and other general-use parts
  • Digital production to replace injection molding or soft tooling processes

Benefits:

  • Improved environmental stability of mechanical and performance properties over time
  • Fast throughput for part-in-hand with no secondary thermal cure required
  • Simple, single solvent cleaning
  • Excellent surface quality and repeatability
  • Accurate, low distortion material for fast first article print success

Features:

  • Fast print speed up to 62 mm/hr at 50 micron layer thickness
  • 70°C heat deflection temperature, 12% elongation at break
  • Durability and strength

Figure 4 EGGSHELL-AMB 10

PRODUCTION MOLDING

A process-optimized material for the production of sacrificial tooling for casting silicone and other materials.

Rigid Plastic to Create Sacrificial Tooling that Withstands Silicone Injection at High Temperature and Pressure, but Breaks away Easily

Figure 4 EGGSHELL-AMB 10 is process-optimized for the production of sacrificial tooling for casting silicone parts in any durometer. It is specifically engineered to withstand liquid silicone injection at high temperature and pressure, with intentional brittleness to shatter easily from silicone once the mold is filled and cooled. Its amber color allows for visualization of the injected silicone, and it also has high heat deflection temperature, high tensile modulus and low elongation at break which are preferred properties for molds to be injectable.

Applications:

  • For casting silicone parts in any durometer
  • Customized end-use and low volume production parts of silicone material
  • High quality prototypes quickly produced

Benefits:

  • Fine feature detail and digital textures applied to the sacrificial tooling for textured silicone parts
  • Digital tooling for complex geometries
  • End product can be cast with many silicones
  • Material translucency allows for visualization during injection

Features:

  • High HDT, high tensile modulus and low elongation at break
  • Translucent, amber color
  • Withstands silicone injection at high temperature and pressure, but intentionally brittle to break away easily

Figure 4 TOUGH-BLK 20

TOUGH AND DURABLE, ABS-LIKE

A strong material with industry-leading environmental stability. Parts feature an exceptional surface finish, high precision, durability and long-term stability for fast high performance prototyping and production.

ABS-like, superior surface finish and long-term environmental stability.

Figure 4 TOUGH-BLK 20 is a strong black plastic simulating injection molded ABS, with long-term environmental stability for fast high performance prototyping and production applications where lifecycle stability is critical and mechanical properties fit. With production-grade indoor and outdoor environmental stability, mechanical properties, color, opacity, dimensions will not change over time with exposure to daylight. This material provides high precision, smooth surface finish and exceptional sidewall quality with minimal finishing.

Applications:

  • Rapid design iteration
  • Strong functional parts for:
    • Automotive styling parts
    • Consumer electronics components
    • Legacy replacement parts
    • Form, fit and function testing
    • Durable assemblies and snap fits
    • Bezels, knobs, brackets, covers, cases
  • Master patterns for RTV/silicone molding
  • Short-run manufacturing of rigid parts

Benefits:

  • Reliable and robust functional prototypes
  • High precision and exceptional part quality with smooth surfaces and sidewalls
  • Beautiful black parts with the look and feel of injection molded ABS

Features:

  • Long-term indoor and outdoor UV stability (1+ years)
  • Durable and strong
  • Excellent humidity/moisture resistance
  • Simulating some properties of molded black ABS

Figure 4 FLEX-BLK 10

TOUGH AND DURABLE, POLYPROPYLENE-LIKE

A flexible material for the production of exceptionally durable polypropylene-like parts for a wider variety of prototyping, functional testing and low volume production applications. It provides outstanding flexibility and accuracy, enabling many applications.

Figure 4 FLEX-BLK 10 is a durable and flexible material that allows users to produce the toughest 3D printed parts with the look and feel of molded polypropylene. With amazing elongation at break and impact strength, this robust material provides outstanding flexibility and accuracy for a wider variety of prototyping, functional testing and low volume production applications. In fact, in unnotched Izod impact strength testing to ATSM standards, the Figure 4 FLEX-BLK 10 material did not break.

Applications:

  • Functional assemblies and prototypes
    • Automotive styling parts
    • Consumer goods and electronic components
    • Snap fit assemblies
    • Containers and enclosures
    • Product design
  • Master patterns for RTV/silicone molding
  • Replacement of short-run cast urethane production parts
  • Concept and marketing models

Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 10

TOUGH AND DURABLE

A high-speed material capable of print speeds up to 100 mm/hour for the production of strong rigid gray parts in a fraction of the time. With 25% elongation at break, it has the durability required for a broad range of applications.

Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 10 is capable of print speeds up to 100 mm/hour in a strong production plastic. With 25% elongation at break, it has the durability required for a broad range of applications. This dark gray plastic material is extremely stable, including under high humidity conditions.

Applications:

  • Rapid design iteration
  • Strong functional parts for:
    • Automotive styling parts
    • Form, fit and function testing
    • Durable assemblies and snap fits
    • Bezels, covers, cases
    • Master patterns for RTV molding or other uses
  • Short-run manufacturing of rigid parts
  • Consumer goods
  • Ready for painting or plating

Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 15

TOUGH AND DURABLE

An economical material offering high strength and stability for short run production of rigid gray parts at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods. With 35% elongation at break, this durable material produces highly accurate components.

Figure 4 TOUGH-GRY 15 is designed to offer high strength and stability for production applications. Economical pricing allows short run production parts to be produced at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods. With 35% elongation at break, this durable opaque gray material produces highly accurate components for consumer goods, aerospace and automotive industries, with digital molding productivity and cost-efficiency.

Applications:

  • Rapid design iteration
  • Strong functional parts for:
    • Automotive styling parts
    • Form, fit and function testing
    • Durable assemblies and snap fits
    • Bezels, covers, cases
    • Master patterns
  • Short-run manufacturing of rigid parts
  • Consumer goods
  • Ready for painting or plating

Figure 4 ELAST-BLK 10

ELASTOMERIC

A rubber-like material for accelerated designing and prototyping of a wide variety of elastomeric products for industrial and consumer goods applications. This black elastomeric material offers excellent compressive characteristics.

Figure 4 ELAST-BLK 10 is a material suited for the prototyping and design of a wide variety of elastomeric parts. Producing parts in a fraction of the time required to produce moulded parts, this material accelerates the design and iteration of new concepts with rubber-like functional prototypes for industrial and consumer goods applications.

Applications:

  • Design verification and validation and testing of:
    • Hoses
    • Tubes
    • Weatherstripping
    • Seals
    • Grommets
    • Gaskets
    • Spacers and other vibration dampening components

Figure 4 JCAST-GRN 10

METAL CASTING / JEWELLERY

Optimized for clean and easy burnout for direct casting, this high contrast green castable material delivers finely detailed, high-resolution jewellery patterns to produce high-quality jewellery pieces rapidly.

Designed for the jewellery casting professional, Figure 4 JCAST-GRN 10 produces accurate, reproducible, and highly detailed master patterns for jewellery casting. This high contrast green material is easy to cast with minimal ash and residue, producing high-quality jewellery pieces rapidly.

Applications:

  • Production master patterns for gypsum investment casting of:
    • A wide range of jewellery pieces
    • Rings
    • Brooches
    • Bracelets
  • Suitable for a range of precious metals
  • Highly detailed models for design validation, customer samples, etc.

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