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Objet's Largest 3D Printer Doesn't Lose Precision
1/2/2013

The Objet1000, the world's largest 3D printer as of December 2012, has a work envelope of 1,000mm x 800mm x 500mm at a 16 micron resolution. This image shows the scale of the Objet1000, definitely not something for the living room hobbyist.
The Objet1000, the world's largest 3D printer as of December 2012, has a work envelope of 1,000mm x 800mm x 500mm at a 16 micron resolution. This image shows the scale of the Objet1000, definitely not something for the living room hobbyist.

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N. Christopher Perry
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Re: 3D printing has come a long way
N. Christopher Perry   1/3/2013 6:58:23 PM
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The EOS materials can only be printed using thier machines.  They are definately commercial scale machines, competing with Objet.

Stophlet
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Re: Pricing correct?
Stophlet   1/8/2013 4:46:02 PM
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I requested a pricing estimate for the Objet Connex 1000 it is listed at $675,000 with a material cost average of $0.32 a gram.

Jack Rupert, PE
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Jack Rupert, PE   1/12/2013 2:41:45 PM
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Just read an article today elsewhere about the expanding 3D printer market. The gist of it was that a main area of expansion will be manufacturing contract shops that would invest in the printers and materials and then become the go-to place for people / companies that have the need but not the resources for the equipment.  Sort of like a Kinko's / contract manufacturer combo.  It seems like this would be a good product for a business like that.

Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   1/14/2013 5:16:33 PM
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Only $675,000? I will probably pick up three or so after my next paycheck.

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Ann R. Thryft
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Re: 3D printing has come a long way
Ann R. Thryft   1/22/2013 12:15:00 PM
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The more durable plastics for 3D printers--used for auto and airplane parts, for example--generally go with the higher-end very expensive machines, since they're aimed at industrial apps, not at individuals or prototypes.

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