Formlabs - Form 2

Formlabs - Form 2

Overview


Formlabs - Form 2
 

The Form 2 is the most advanced professional desktop 3D printer on the market; engineered for reliability and production of prints from tiny, intricately detailed models to large sturdy prototypes. If you are looking for the output of an industrial printer but want an affordable solution, that fits on your desktop, the Form 2 is the answer.

Form 2 3D Printer
 

The Form 2 is the successor to the award winning Form 1+ but delivers more than an incremental update from its predecessor:
  • The Form 2 is 50% faster and four times more powerful than the Form 1+, this comes courtesy of a new 250mW laser. This makes the Form 2 130mW more powerful than the 1+ and thanks to new custom galvanometers the Form 2 produces better prints, with a smoother finish
     
  • The build volume on the Form 2 is 40% larger than its predecessor, at 145 x 145 x 175mm. This increase in size also increases the opportunites for the user
     
  • New to the From 2 is a sliding peel mechanism. This mechanism gently removes parts from the print bed, so that a revised wiper system can reset the resin. Resulting in a consistently improved print
     
  • Also new to the Form 2 is an automated and heated resin tank. The automated resin tank works in conjunction with Form 2 resin cartridges that have a chip that communicates with the printer to automatically refill the tank with new resin when levels get too low. This eliminates spillage risk and maintains a constant temperature of 35°C

 The Form 2 comes with its own preprint software, Preform, it’s user friendly and easy to learn.

The Formlabs material range will ensure you can find the right resin for your print, whether you’re after a Standard print or something more specialized such as Engineering, Jewellery or Dental.


Price starts at £2,899 + VAT for a Form 2 Printer (includes Starter Kit + a Free Standard Resin of your choice) all consumables also available... contact us for further pricing or to arrange a Form 2 Demo.

 

Key Features

 

Powerful Core Components

  • Powerful laser module enables the output of large printed parts in a short time
  • Precision galvanometers give fine details

Peel Mechanism

  • Sliding tank has reduced peel forces
  • Increased tank lifetime
  • Gentle on small features

Heated Resin Tank

  • Achieve optimal print conditions by maintaining a consistent internal temperature of 35 °c

Wiper

  • Improves print consistency
  • Removes particulate from the build area
  • Agitates the resin

Sealed Printer Chassis

  • Reduce dust to keep the optical path free of debris

Large Build Volume

  • Print one large model or many small models on a single build platform

Resin management

  • Tank/cartridge auto dispense system

Connected printing

  • Wifi enabled
  • Send and store multiple print jobs on the printer
  • Dashboard: register printers, phone notifications, materials manager

 

 

Technical Details

  • Layer Height: 25, 50, 100 microns
     
  • Build Dimensions: 145 × 145 × 175 mm (5.7 × 5.7 × 6.9 in)
     
  • Brand: Formlabs
     
  • Manufacturer SKU: F2-PRINTER
     
  • Connectivity: WiFi, USB Cable, Ethernet Cable
     
  • Technology: Stereolithography (SLA)
     
  • System Requirements: Windows 7 and up, Mac OS X 10.7 and up, OpenGL 2.1, 2GB RAM
     
  • Software: Preform
     
  • Supports: Automatically Generated, Easy to Remove
     
  • Dimensions: 35 × 33 × 52 cm (13.5 × 13 × 20.5 in)
     
  • Weight (KG): 13
     
  • Operating Temperature: Auto-heats to 35° C (95° F)
     
  • Power Requirements: 100–240 V, 1.5 A 50/60 Hz, 65 W
     
  • Laser Specifications: EN 60825-1:2007 certified, Class 1 Laser Product, 405nm violet laser, 250mW laser
     
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  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 July 2017 16:23
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