Advance Adds New 3D Printer

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Advance Adds New 3D Printer

Advance Turning & Manufacturing has recently added a new Stratasys Fortus 450mc advanced FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D printer designed to build high-requirement prototypes, rugged jigs, fixtures and tooling plus one-off parts.  This state-of-the-art system uses a wide range of thermoplastic with advanced mechanical properties so parts can endure high heat, caustic chemicals, sterilization and high-impact applications.

The new 3D printer allows Advance to reduce production costs, slash lead times and streamline supply chain workflows.  The competitive advantages of additive manufacturing are dramatically furthered by this new 3D system.

Advance is able to build accurate, repeatable parts faster than ever before. With four layer thicknesses to choose from, the Fortus 450mc allows us to find the ideal balance between strength, precision, detail and build time.   High performance printing has never been easier.

This system uses a wide range of thermoplastics with advanced mechanical properties so parts can endure high heat, caustic chemicals, sterilization and high-impact applications.

Build envelope (XYZ) : 16 x 14 x 16

Material delivery: two bays each for material and support canisters.

Material options:
ABS-ESD7
ABS-M30
ABS-M30i
ASA
FDM NYLON 12
PC
PC-ABS
PC-ISO
This machine also has the option to run high-performance thermoplastics for specialized production parts in demanding fields such as medical, aerospace, research and defense.
ULTEM 9085 resin
ULTEM 1010 resin
ST-130

Advance sets a high bar for speed, performance and accuracy with everything we do.  The Stratasys fortus 450mc 3D printer expands our capabilities and is the latest example of our commitment to major investments in technology.

 

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