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3D Printing is Available at the CNF


The ObJetPro 3D Printer by Stratasys
  • Prints clear or opaque rigid polymers.
  • Prints 16 micron- or 28 micron-high layers.
  • Prints features as small as 500 microns accurately.
  • Prints only one polymer in a device.
  • UV cures the device as it prints.
  • Prints a support matrix around and in the device
    that is easily removed with water.
  • Prints as fast as one vertical inch in a hour.
  • Accepts files in common .STL CAD format.

 

"3D" = three-dimensional

The new Objet30 Pro printer from Stratasys prints UV curable polymers using PolyJet technology. This is similar to inkjet document printing. But instead of jetting drops of ink onto paper, PolyJet 3D printers jet layers of liquid photopolymer and cure them with UV light. The layers build up one at a time to create a fully cured 3D device that can be handled and used immediately. The ObJet30 Pro can print seven different materials, one material per device. The materials are opaque (white, blue, gray or black), clear, or heat-resistant opaque (up to 75°C). Smallest accurate features print in the range of 200 to 500 microns. Along with the model material, the 3D printer jets a gel-like support material to uphold overhangs and complicated geometries. It is easily removed by physical picking and spraying with water.

Go from CAD to an Assembled Device in One Day!
Create a 3D File
(.STL format)


Print the Pieces
to Any Scale
 


Clean and Assemble
the Device
 


 

You have Two Options for Getting a 3D Printed Device.
Option 1: We train you to print and clean your device.
  This may be quicker and less expensive for people who are already CNF Users. But anyone with a feasible project can join the CNF (Getting Started).

Option 2:

Have someone else (CNF staff or an independent contractor) print your files and send the device.

 

This is easier for those with busy schedules or those who aren't close by. But you will have to clean and assemble it yourself. We can give you some tips.

 



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