Formlabs® Form 3L

Formlabs®

Form 3L

Bring large-scale 3D printing in-house

The Formlabs' Form 3L is a large-format stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer with advanced hardware and software enabling it to produce large and highly detailed parts in a range of materials. With features like automatic resin dispensing, simple file preparation, intuitive interfaces, and an end-to-end integrated workflow you can comfortably bring large-scale 3D printing in-house whether in the office or the factory floor.

Dream Big. Print Big.

The Formlabs Form 3L, powered by Low Force Stereolithography™ (LFS) 3D printing technology, was designed from the ground up to reliably produce large parts with high resolution and detail.  With a wide range of materials to choose from, and an intuitive easy-to-use interface and software, the Form 3L enables you to 3D print around the clock for your product development applications. 

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Features

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Print BIG

The Formlabs Form 3L has one of the largest build volumes in its class (W x D x H)
33.5 × 20 × 30 cm
13.2 × 7.9 × 11.8 in

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Unbelievable Part Quality

Smooth surface finish and fine detail | 25μm XY Resolution and 25 - 300μm layer thickness

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Powered by LFS Technology

Low Force Stereolithography 3D printing technology produces crisp, clean features of printed parts.

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Increased Laser Power

Two 250 mW lasers
85-micron (0.0033 in) laser spot

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Remote 3D Printing

Integrated cloud-based remote print technology.

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PreForm Software

Intuitive software with lots of built-in features.

Wide Material Selection

The Formlabs Form 3L can 3D printer in over 15 different resins with a portfolio that is always expanding

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Materials Management

Form 3L holds 2(two) cartridges of resin to avoid mid-print interruptions.

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All-in-one Ecosystem

Form 3L's complete package also includes automated post-processing solutions such as Form Wash, Form Cure, and a set of cleaning tools.


Over 100,000,000 Parts Printed with Formlabs Technology

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From file preparation to 3D printing and post-processing, Formlabs has created an integrated and efficient workflow that makes resin 3D printing easy. 

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Advantages & Benefits

 

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Around-the-Clock
Continuous 3D Printing

Time is precious. You can spend more time being creative and innovative while the Formlabs Form 3L constantly monitors print performance. This is made possible by integrated sensors that help maintain optimal print conditions with minimal supervision.

 

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Cloud monitoring:
Monitor and manage your fleet of printers remotely via an online dashboard

3D print fast with draft resins
Draft Resins offer a balance of speed and detail making 3D printing large parts quick and more economical

Easy operation and repairs:
Replaceable parts like Light Processing Units, rollers, optics windows, and other components can be changed in-house

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An Intuitive and Efficient
User Experience

With Form 3L, you’ll have automatic resin dispensing, simple print preparation software, and an intuitively designed interface. All these features so that you won’t need the help of specialized technicians.

 

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A 5.5″ high-definition touchscreen display for minimal error
Experience a 5.5″ interactive full-color display that minimizes the risk of error, eliminating the need for constant supervision.

Revolutionary automated print preparation
Take advantage of the free print preparation software, PreForm, which has been rigorously tested through millions of prints. The software automatically suggests the optimal orientation, support, and layout and can be fine-tuned manually for specific needs.

Continuous improvement powered by software
Formlabs believes that the best products only get better over time. This is why they are dedicated to continually improving their hardware through software advancements.

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Impressive Part Quality
25 µm
XY Resolution | 25 -300 µm Layer Thickness*

You don’t have to sacrifice quality over part size. Stereolithography 3D printing is known for smooth surface finish and fine detail, and Forml 3L is no exception.

 

*Available layer thickness settings vary by material.

 

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Injection molding quality surface finish:
When you 3D print parts on the Formlabs Form 3L they have a smooth surface finish achieving a similar aesthetic to injection molding, making it perfect for producing realistic prototypes and end-use parts

Uniform precision:
Enjoy consistent print quality across the entire build platform with the Form 3L’s system of lasers and mirrors, ensuring an XY resolution of 25 microns

Highly translucent:
With the Formlabs Form 3L’s high layer resolution and smooth surface finish, translucent materials appear clearer than ever right off the printer.

Powered by Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™

Discover the benefits of the SLA 3D printing process including exceptional print quality and long-term reliability.

Materials

Formlabs has a vibrant material ecosystem developed by in-house material scientists and optimized for Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ 3D printing platforms. Ranging from elastomers to polyurethane and a number of tough polymers, they have the right resin no matter what your project might be. With simple material switches and automatic resin dispensing, the Formlabs Form 3L 3D printer makes material management hassle-free.

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Materials Management Made Simple.


One printer, endless applications.

3D Print with over 15 functional resins to support a wide range of workflows on a single platform.


Materials switching in minutes.

The simplified material cartridge system makes material swapping simple, avoiding the hassle and mess of purging. Cartridges are cross-compatible with other Formlabs SLA printers.


Automatic resin dispensing.

The Form 3L dispenses resin automatically as parts print, and with two cartridges, mid-print interruptions are a think of the past.

Material Compatability

Standard Resins

  • Clear, White, Grey, Black, Colour Base, Draft

Tough & Durable Resins

  • Tough 1500, Tough 2000, Durable

Rigid Resins

  • Rigid 4000, Rigid 10K

Engineering Resins

  • ESD, Grey Pro, High Temp

Flexible & Elastic Resins 

  • Flexible 80A, Elastic 50A

Polyurethane Resins

  • PU Rigid 650, PU Rigid 1000

Jewelry Resins

  • Castable Wax

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Clear

Material: Formlabs® Clear Resin

Clear Resin polishes to near optical transparency. It makes it ideal for working with light or showcasing internal features.

  • Smooth surface finish
  • Optical transparency
  • No post-curing necessary

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 38 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 65 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.6 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 12%
    • Post-Cured**: 6.2%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264psi:
    • Green*: 42.7ºC
    • Post-Cured**: 58.4ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, clear settings, without additional treatments.

**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, clear settings and post-cured with 1.25 mW/cm² of 405 nm LED light for 60 minutes at 60°C.

Application
  • High-Temperature Rapid Prototyping
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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White

Material: Formlabs® White Resin

White Resin captures smooth surfaces and details, making it great for presentation-ready pieces or as a base for painted prints. It is part of Formlabs’ library of Standard Resins.

  • Matt & Smooth surface finish
  • Opaque appearance

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 38 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 65 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.6 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 12%
    • Post-Cured**: 6.2%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264psi:
    • Green*: 42.7ºC
    • Post-Cured**: 58.4ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, clear settings, without additional treatments.

**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, clear settings and post-cured with 1.25 mW/cm² of 405 nm LED light for 60 minutes at 60°C.

Application
  • For parts that will eventually be painted or undergo other finishing processes.
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Grey

Material: Formlabs® Grey

Grey resin is a material for high-resolution models and rapid prototyping. It is an engineered resin that captures the finest features of a model and provides robust parts with a smooth surface finish. No post-curing is necessary.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 38 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 65 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.6 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green* 12%
    • Post-Cured**: 6%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 0.45 MPa:
    • Green*: 50°C
    • Post-Cured**: 73ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, Clear settings, without additional treatments.
**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, Clear settings and post-cured with 1.25 mW/cm² of 405 nm LED light for 60 minutes at 60°C.

Application
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Functional Testing
  • Product Development
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Black

Material: Formlabs® Black Resin

Black Resin is formulated for models with delicate features and intricate details.

  • Great details
  • Smooth, matte surface finish
  • No post-curing necessary

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 38 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 65 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.6 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 12%
    • Post-Cured**: 6.2%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264psi:
    • Green*: 42.7ºC
    • Post-Cured**: 58.4ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, clear settings, without additional treatments.

**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, clear settings and post-cured with 1.25 mW/cm² of 405 nm LED light for 60 minutes at 60°C.

Application
  • High-Resolution Rapid Prototyping
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Colour Kit

Material: Formlabs® Colour Base

Color Kit enables 3D printing in various colours without the manual work of finishing and painting. It is the first integrated colour-mixing solution for resin 3D printers.

Specs
  • Color Kit contains a Color Base cartridge and all five Color Pigments.
  • Mix and print matte, opaque parts in a range of colours
  • Field test product concepts with custom colours

Material Properties

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 38 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 65 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.6 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green* 12%
    • Post-Cured**: 6%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi:
    • Green*: 42.7°C
    • Post-Cured**: 58.4ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, Clear settings, without additional treatments.
**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, Clear settings and post-cured with 1.25 mW/cm² of 405 nm LED light for 60 minutes at 60°C.

Application
  • Rapid Prototypes in custom colours
  • Medical Models
  • Art & Design
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Draft

Material: Formlabs® Draft Resin

Draft resin prints up to x4 times faster than any other standard material. Parts printed with Draft exhibit a smooth grey finish and high accuracy.

 

Specs
  • Print large parts or batches of smaller parts fas
  • Slightly more visible layer lines
  • No post-curing necessary

Material Properties

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 24 MPa
    • Post-Cured: 36 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 0.8 GPa
    • Post-Cured at Room Temperature**: 1.7 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 14%
    • Post-Cured at Room Temperature**: 5%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • Green*: 37ºC
    • Post-Cured at Room Temperature**: 43ºC

*Data was obtained from green parts, printed using Form 3, 200 micron, Draft v2 Resin settings, washed in Form Wash and air dried without post-cure.

**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 3, 200 micron, Draft v2 Resin settings and post-cured with a Form Cure at Room Temperature for 5 minutes.

Application
  • Prototyping and rapid iterations
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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PU Rigid 4000

Material: Formlabs® Rigid 4000 Polyurethane

Rigid 4000 Resin is reinforced with glass to offer very high stiffness and a polished finish. This material is highly resistant to deformation over time and is great for printing thin walls and features.

Specs
Application
  • Mounts and brackets
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Thin-walled parts
  • Simulates stiffness of PEEK
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Rigid 10K

Material: Formlabs® Rigid 10K Resin

Rigid 10K Resin is our stiffest material that is ideal for precise industrial parts that need to withstand significant load without bending and benefit from resistance to heat and chemicals.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • UV Cured*: 65 MPa
  • Flexural Strength:
    • UV Cured*: 126 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • UV Cured*: 10 GPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • UV Cured*: 1%
  • Notched Impact:
    • UV Cured*: 16 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • UV Cured*: 82ºC

*Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 3, 100 μm and post-cured with a Form Cure for 60 minutes at 70°C.

Application
  • Short-run injection mold masters and inserts
  • Aerodynamic test models
  • Heat resistant and fluid-exposed components, jigs, and fixtures
  • Simulates stiffness of glass and fibre-filled thermoplastics
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Grey PRO

Material: Formlabs® Grey PRO

Grey Pro Resin offers high precision, moderate elongation, and low creep. This material is great for concept modelling and functional prototyping, especially for parts that will be handled repeatedly.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 35 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 61 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.4 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.6 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 32.5%
    • Post-Cured**: 13%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 0.45 MPa:
    • Green*: not tested
    • Post-Cured**: 77.5ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, Grey PRO settings, without additional treatments.
**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, Grey PRO settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 120 minutes at 80°C.

Application
  • Form and fit testing
  • Injection molded product prototypes
  • Mold masters for plastics, silicones, and more
  • Jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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ESD

Material: Electrostatic discharge material (ESD)

ESD Resin is a cost-effective solution for producing static-dissipative parts designed to endure use on the factory floor.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 44.2 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 6410 psi
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 1.937 GPa
    • Post-Cured*: 280.9 ksi
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 12%
    • Post-Cured*: 12%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • Green*: 54.2ºC
    • Post-Cured*: 129.6ºF
  • Hardness: Shore D, 90

Electrical Properties:

    • Surface Resistivity: 1055 – 1088 Ω/sq
    • Volume Resistivity: 105 – 107 Ω/sq

*Data and specs were measured on Type IV tensile bars printed on a Form 3 printer with 100 µm ESD Resin settings, washed in a Form Wash for 20 minutes in ≥99% Isopropyl Alcohol and post-cured at 70°C for X 60 minutes in a Form Cure.

Application
  • Tooling & fixturing for electronics manufacturing
  • Custom trays for component handling and storage
  • Anti-static prototypes and end-use components
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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High Temp. Resin

Material: Formlabs® High-Temp Resin

High-Temperature Resin has a heat deflection temp (HDT) of 238 °C @ 0.45 MPa, the highest among Formlabs resins. You can print detailed, precise prototypes with high thermal stability.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green*: 21 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 58 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green*: 0.57 GPa
    • Post-Cured**: 2.8 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green*: 14%
    • Post-Cured**: 3.3%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • Green*: 44ºC
    • Post-Cured**: 78ºC

*Data and specs were obtained from green parts printed using Form 2 SLA printer, 100 microns, High Temp settings, washed for 5 minutes in Form Wash and air-dried without post-cure.
**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, High Temp settings and post-cured with Form Cure at 60°C for 60 minutes.

For peak material properties such as HDT of 238 °C @ 0.45 MPa, additional thermal cure can be done: post-cured with Form Cure at 80°C for 120 minutes plus another thermal cure in a lab oven at 160°C for 180 minutes.

Application
  • Hot air, gas, and fluid flow
  • Heat-resistant mounts, housings, and fixtures
  • Molds and inserts
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Flexible 80A

Material: Formlabs® Flexible 80A

This resin is one of the most soft-touch materials from Formlabs® with an 80A Shore durometer to simulate the flexibility of rubber or TPU.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength*:
    • Green: 3.7 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 8.9 MPa
  • Stress at 50% Elongation:
    • Green: 1.5 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 3.1 MPa
  • Stress at 100% Elongation:
    • Green: 3.5 MPa
    • Post-Cured**: 6.3 MPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green: 100%
    • Post-Cured**: 120%
  • Shore Hardness:
    • Green: 70A
    • Post-Cured**: 80A

*Tensile testing was performed after 3+ hours at 23ºC, using a Die C dumbbell and 20 in/min crosshead speed.

**Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 3 SLA printer, 100 microns, Flexible 80A settings, washed in Form Wash for 10 minutes, and post-cured with Form Cure at 60ºC for 10 minutes.

Application
  • Handles, grips, and overmolds
  • Seals, gaskets, and masks
  • Cushioning, damping, and shock absorption
Technology/Process
  • Low Force Stereolithography

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Elastic 50A

Material: Formlabs® Elastic 50A

Elastic 50A is a 50A Shore durometer material for prototyping parts usually produced with silicone.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green: 1.61 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 3.23 MPa
  • Stress at 50% Elongation:
    • Green: 0.92 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 0.94 MPa
  • Stress at 100% Elongation:
    • Green: 1.54 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 1.59 MPa
  • Elongation at Failure**:
    • Green: 100%
    • Post-Cured*: 160%
  • Shore Hardness:
    • Green: 40A
    • Post-Cured*: 50A

*Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 µm, Elastic 50A settings, washed in Form Wash for 20 minutes and post-cured with Form Cure at 60 ˚C for 20 minutes.
**Tensile testing was performed after 3+ hours at 23ºC, using a Die C dumbbell and 20 in/min crosshead speed.

Application

It is ideal for parts that will bend, stretch, compress and hold up to repeated cycles without tearing and spring back quickly to their initial shape.

  • Wearables and consumer goods prototyping
  • Medical models and devices
  • Compliant features for robotics
  • Special effects props and models
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Durable

Material: Formlabs® Durable Resin

Durable Resin is the most pliable, impact-resistant, and lubricious material from Formlabs® family of tough and durable materials.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green: 13 MPa
    • Post-Cured: 28 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • Green: 0.24 GPa
    • Post-Cured: 1.0 GPa
  • Elongation at Failure:
    • Green: 75%
    • Post-Cured: 55%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 0.45 MPa:
    • Green: < 30°C
    • Post-Cured: 41ºC

Green: Data was obtained from green parts, printed using Form 2, 100 μm, durable settings, without additional treatments.

Post-Cured: Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, durable settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 120 minutes at 60 °C.

Application

. It is ideal for squeezable parts and low-friction assemblies.

  • Pliable Prototyping
  • Impact resistant jigs
  • Low-friction and non-degrading surfaces
  • Polyethylene-like strength and stiffness
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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PU Rigid 650

Material: Formlabs' Rigid 650 Polyurethane

PU Rigid 650 Resin is a tough and pliable polyurethane material that can withstand extreme impacts while maintaining true shape long-term.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Post-Cured*: 34 ± 3.4 MPa
  • Flexural Strength:
    • Post-Cured*: 0.67 ± 0.06 GPa
  • Flexural Modulus:
    • Post-Cured*: 0.57 ± 0.03 GPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Post-Cured*: 170 ± 17 %
  • Notched Impact:
    • Post-Cured*: 375 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • Post-Cured*: 59ºC
  • Hardness:
    • Shore D, 64

*Data for post-cured samples were measured on Type IV tensile bars printed on a Form 2 printer with 100 µm PU Rigid 650 Resin settings, washed in a Form Wash for 2 minutes in ≥99% PGDA, and post-cured.

Application
  • Impact-resistant components
  • Pliable mechanical connectors
  • Shock-absorbing bumpers and dampeners
  • Noise-dampening components
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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PU Rigid 1000

Material: Formlabs' Rigid 1000 Polyurethane

PU Rigid 1000 Resin is a semi-rigid and tough polyurethane material, ready to handle high impacts and harsh environments repeatedly.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Post-Cured*: 35 ± 3.5 MPa
  • Flexural Strength:
    • Post-Cured*: 32 ± 1.6 GPa
  • Flexural Modulus:
    • Post-Cured*: 0.75 ± 0.03 GPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Post-Cured*: 80 ± 8 %
  • Notched Impact:
    • Post-Cured*: 170 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • Post-Cured*: 64ºC
  • Hardness:
    • Shore D, 74

*Data for post-cured samples were measured on Type IV tensile bars printed on a Form 2 printer with 100 µm PU Rigid 1000 Resin settings, washed in a Form Wash for 2 minutes in ≥99% PGDA, and post-cured.

Application
  • Protective casings, housings, and enclosures
  • Static jigs and fixtures undergoing high stress
  • Sturdy consumer products
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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PU Rigid 4000

Material: Formlabs' Rigid 4000 Polyurethane

Rigid 4000 Resin is reinforced with glass to offer very high stiffness and a polished finish. This material is highly resistant to deformation over time and simulates PEEK’s stiffness.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • UV-Cured*: 69 MPa
  • Flexural Strength:
    • UV-Cured*: 105 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus:
    • UV-Cured*: 3.4 GPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • UV-Cured*: 5.3 %
  • Notched Impact:
    • UV-Cured*: 23 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa:
    • UV-Cured*: 60ºC

*Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 3, 100 μm, Rigid 4000 (formerly Rigid v1) settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 15 minutes at 80°C.

Application
  • Mounts and brackets
  • Thin-walled parts
  • Jigs and Fixtures
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)


Tough 1500

Material: Formlabs® Tough 1500

Tough 1500 Resin is a resilient material certified for long-term skin contact that is ideal for stiff and pliable parts that bend and spring back quickly.

Specs
  • Simulates the strength and stiffness of polypropylene (PP)

Material Properties:

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green: 26 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 33 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Green: 69%
    • Post-Cured*: 51%
  • Flexural Strength:
    • Green: 15 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 39 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus:
    • Green: 0.44 GPa
    • Post-Cured*: 1.4 GPa
  • Notched Izod:
    • Green: 72 J/m
    • Post-Cured*: 67 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @1.8 MPa:
    • Green: 34°C
    • Post-Cured*: 45°C

*Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, Tough 1500 settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 60 minutes at 70°C.

Application
  • Springy prototypes and assemblies
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Snap-fit and press-fit connectors
  • Wearables, personal protective equipment, and other consumer goods
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)


Tough 2000

Material: Formlabs® Tough 2000

Tough 2000 is the strongest and stiffest material in the Tough and Durable resins family. Ideal for prototyping, solid and sturdy parts that should not bend easily.

Specs

Material Properties:

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Green: 29 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 46 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Green: 74%
    • Post-Cured*: 48%
  • Flexural Strength:
    • Green: 17 MPa
    • Post-Cured*: 65 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus:
    • Green: 0.45 GPa
    • Post-Cured*: 1.9 GPa
  • Notched Izod:
    • Green: 79 J/m
    • Post-Cured*: 40 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @1.8 MPa:
    • Green: 42°C
    • Post-Cured*: 53°C

*Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 2, 100 μm, Tough 1500 settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 60 minutes at 70°C.

Application
  • Strong and stiff prototypes
  • ABS-like strength and stiffness
  • Sturdy jigs & fixtures
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Helmet

Material: Formlabs® Draft Resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD): 120
  • Print time: 8 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by Black Diamond® Equipment
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Vacuum Nozzles

Material: Formlabs® Grey resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  10
  • Parts per build: 20
  • Print time: 59 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Jig-Continental-Auto

Jig

Material: Formlabs® Tough 2000 resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  100
  • Print time: 33 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by Continental®
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Shovel

Material: Formlabs® Grey resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  120
  • Print time: 52 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by Black Diamond® Equipment
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Enclosure

Material: Formlabs® Grey Resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  160
  • Print time: 60 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by Minnetronix®
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Spoon

Material: Formlabs® Grey resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  24
  • Parts per build: 2
  • Print time: 23 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by OXO®
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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TMNT | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Material: Formlabs® Grey resin

Specs
  • Print cost ($CAD):  225
  • Print time: 46 hours
  • 3D Printer: Form 3L
  • Part by Aaron Sims Creative
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Technical Specifications

Form 3BL* & Form 3L

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*Biomedical
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Technology
Technology
Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™
XY Resolution*
XY Resolution*
25 microns

*Form 3L and Form 3BL can print at 25-micron layer heights, but we are only planning to release one 25-micron print setting for our large format printers. Please submit feedback to our support team if your application requires a 25-micron layer thickness
Laser Spot Size
Laser Spot Size
85 microns
Laser Power
Laser Power
Two 250 mW lasers
Build Volume (W x D x H)
Build Volume (W x D x H)
33.5 × 20 × 30 cm
13.2 × 7.9 × 11.8 in
Layer Thickness
Layer Thickness
25 – 300 microns*
.001 – .012 in
*Form 3L and Form 3BL can print at 25-micron layer heights, but we are only planning to release one 25-micron print setting for our large format printers. Please submit feedback to our support team if your application requires a 25-micron layer thickness
Biocompatible Materials
Biocompatible Materials
Only on Form 3BL
Resin Cartridges
Resin Cartridges
Two
Supports
Supports
Auto-Generated Light-Touch Removal
Printer Dimensions (W × D × H)
Printer Dimensions (W × D × H)
90 × 96 × 104 cm
35.4 × 37.8 × 41 in
Internal Temperature
Internal Temperature
Auto-heats to 35 °C / 95 °F
Temperature Control
Temperature Control
Air-heated print chamber
Operating Environment
Operating Environment
18 – 28°C / 64 – 82°F
Power Requirements
Power Requirements
100–240 VAC
8.5A MAX
50/60HZ
650W
Laser Specifications
Laser Specifications
2 Light Processing Units
EN 60825-1:2007 certified
Class 1 Laser Product
405 nm wavelength
250 mW power
85-micron (0.0033 in) laser spot
Connectivity
Connectivity
Wi-Fi (2.4, 5 GHz)
Ethernet (1000 Mbit)
USB 2.0
Printer Control
Printer Control
5.5" interactive touchscreen
1280 × 720 resolution
Alerts
Alerts
Touchscreen alerts
SMS/email via Dashboard
Two LED status indicators
Speaker for audio alerts