Z Corp.'s ZPrinter®
250 (multicolor) are easy to use out of the
box; build 3-D models with five times the resolution; and have the industry's
lowest operating cost (lowest cost per model). They print five to 10 times faster than other 3-D printing technologies, with
the ability to print multiple, stacked models simultaneously.
150/250 specifications include:
Resolution: 300 x
Size: 0.016 inch (0.4 mm)
Speed: 0.8 inch/hour (20 mm/hour)
Build Size: 9.3 x
7.3 x 5 inch (236 x 185 x 127 mm)
Both incorporate automation features first offered in the midrange ZPrinter
450, including automatic setup, automatic powder loading, and self-monitoring
of materials and print status. The ZPrinter 150 and ZPrinter 250 are available
now through Z Corp.'s worldwide reseller network. Suggested retail price in the U.S is $14,900 and $24,900 respectively.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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