3D Printing Services

PolyJet

At a glance

Lifecycle

Visual models (DVT), Fit/feature validation (EVT)

Lead Time

As fast as 1 day

Resolution

0.016 mm (0.03 mm for VeroBlack)

Machines

Eden 250/260 VS Objet 500 Connex 3 500
Build Bed Size [x, y, z] 255 x 252 x 200 mm 10.03 x 9.92 x 7.87 in 500 x 400 x 200 mm 19.69 x 15.75 x 7.87 in 500 x 400 x 200 mm 19.69 x 15.75 x 7.87 in
Materials Vero, VeroClear Vero, VeroClear ABS-Like, Rubber-Like
Value $80,000 $250,000 $330,000

3D Printing Materials

Vero

VeroClear

ABS-Like

Rubber-Like

Vero

Vero is a high resolution 3D printing material that's excellent for checking your prototype's fit and accuracy. With its 16 micron resolution, this material works great for visual models, especially if they require painting.
Process:
Polyjet
Colors:
White, Black
Resolution:
0.016 mm (White), 0.03 mm (Black)
Price:
$$$

Design Recommendations

Max Part Size [x, y, z]

490 x 390 x 200 mm

Min Part Size [x, y, z]

5 x 5 x 5 mm

Tolerance

+/- 0.2 mm

Min Part Wall Thickness

1.0 mm
  • Gaps for mating parts: 0.1mm off of each wall
  • Avoid sharp corners at
  • Avoid enclosed designs. To remove support material from PolyJet parts, the machinist must have line-of-sight access to all areas that require cleaning.
  • Ribbing helps avoid warping on long, flat parts

About the Process

PolyJet is a 3D printing technology similar to inkjet document printing, but instead of jetting drops of ink onto paper, PolyJet 3D printers jet layers of liquid photopolymer onto a build tray and instantly cure them with UV light. The layers build up to create a precise 3D model or prototype.

Along with the selected model materials, the PolyJet 3D printer also jets a gel-like support material specially designed to uphold overhangs and complicated geometries. It is easily removed by hand or water.

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