Selective Laser Sintering

Formlabs SLS 3D Printers

Discover precision and versatility with Formlabs SLS 3D printers. Advanced technology delivers high-quality parts with ease, perfect for prototypes or production.
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Reinvent Your Prototyping and Production Process With Formlabs SLS 3D Printers

With the Fuse 1, you can print parts in a wide range of materials, including Nylon PA12, TPU 95A, and Nylon PA11. This versatility means that you can create parts with unique mechanical properties to match your specific application needs.

Whether you are prototyping or producing final parts, the Fuse 1 can significantly reduce lead times and costs associated with traditional manufacturing processes. By leveraging the power of SLS technology, the Fuse 1 can deliver exceptional parts with fine details, strong structures, and excellent surface finishes. The Formlabs Fuse 1 is an essential tool for manufacturers looking to optimize their production process and deliver high-quality parts in a cost-effective manner.

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Technical Specifications

FUSE 1+ 30W
Build volume
165 x 165 x 300 mm (X,Y,Z) 6.5 × 6.5 × 11.8 in
165 x 165 x 300 mm (X,Y,Z) 6.5 × 6.5 × 11.8 in
Layer thicknesses
110 microns .004 in
110 microns .004 in
Build Speed
0.3 liter per hour
0.5 liter per hour
Laser Spot Size (FWHM)
200 microns .0097 in
247 microns .0097 in
Printer Dimensions
64.5 × 68.5 × 107 cm (X,Y,Z) 25.4 x 27.0 x 42.0 in
64.5 × 68.5 × 107 cm (X,Y,Z) 25.4 x 27.0 x 42.0 in
Weight of the machine
114 kg/ 251.3 lbs
120 kg/ 265 lb
Power requirements
EU: 230 VAC, 7.5 A (dedicated circuit) US: 120 VAC, 15 A (dedicated circuit)
EU: 230 VAC, 7.5 A (dedicated circuit) US: 120 VAC, 15 A (dedicated circuit)

A Premier Industrial Design Studio Leverages Formlabs

Vital Auto, a top-tier industrial design studio specializing in automotive design, serves major clients like Volvo, Nissan, McLaren, and Lotus.

They utilize Formlabs Form 3L SLA printers and Fuse 1 SLS printers for high-fidelity prototypes and end-use parts. Their materials range from Elastic 80A Resin for prototype door seals to Nylon 12 for rugged components like air ducts, all crafted with precision and expertise.

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Services & Customer Benefits

Unmatched Training

Hawk Ridge provides comprehensive self-paced training programs tailored for the Formlabs line of 3D printers. With our user-friendly modules, you can delve into printer operations and best practices at a pace that suits you best.

Frequently Asked Questions

What materials can be used with Formlabs SLS 3D printers?
Formlabs SLS printers are compatible with a range of materials, including nylon-based powders commonly used in SLS printing. These materials offer various properties such as durability, flexibility, and heat resistance, catering to diverse application needs.
What is the maximum build volume of Formlabs SLS printers?

Formlabs offers different models of SLS printers, each with its own maximum build volume. Typically, these printers provide ample space for producing parts of varying sizes, accommodating projects ranging from small prototypes to larger-scale production components.

How precise are the prints produced by Formlabs SLS printers?

Formlabs SLS printers are renowned for their high precision and accuracy. With advanced laser sintering technology and precise control systems, these printers can achieve fine details and tight tolerances, ensuring consistent and reliable results for complex geometries and intricate designs.

What post-processing steps are required for prints from Formlabs SLS printers?

While Formlabs SLS printers produce high-quality prints straight from the build chamber, some post-processing steps may be necessary depending on the desired finish and application. Common post-processing techniques include sanding, polishing, dyeing, or applying surface treatments to enhance aesthetics and functional properties of the printed parts.

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