Formlabs® Fuse 1+ 30W


Fuse 1+30W

High-Performance Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

The Formlabs Fuse 1+ 30W SLS 3D printer is designed to make selective laser sintering 3D printing technology accessible and efficient with hardware and software features that enable high throughput, simple workflow, and minimal waste. Equipped with a 30W laser, the Fuse 1+ unlocks unprecedented print speeds with a full range of polymer materials to deliver high-quality rapid prototyping and production in-house.

High-Performance SLS 3D Printing Finally Within Reach

The Formlabs Fuse 1+ 30W brings the industrial power of selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printing technology into your business with an affordable, compact system for production-ready parts. Powered by a powerful 30-Watt laser and enhanced galvanometer system, the Fuse 1+ 30W builds lightweight and robust parts with a range of materials including nylon 12, nylon 11, and composites.

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Fast Print Speeds

2 x faster than its predecessor, the Formlabs Fuse 1

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Industrial Grade Materials

Functional SLS material powders include Nylon 11, Nylon 12, Nylon 11 CF or Nylon 12 GF.

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Zero Waste

High refresh rate and powder recyclability thanks to the powder recovery station, Fuse Sift.

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24/7 Throughput

Fuse 1+ 30W has 2 (two) build chambers for continuous printing.


NO Support Structures

SLS 3D Printing technology does not require support structures.

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Rapid Cooldown Times

Start a new print job within 1 to 2 hours of your previous print.

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Integrated Camera

Fuse 1+ 30W comes with a live stream camera of the print bed.

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Part Quality & Repeatability

The print preparation software, PreForm, automatically arranges many models in a build to maximize the packing density, reduce print time, and limit waste.


Inert Gas Print Option

You can connect Fuse 1+ 30W to a Nitrogen supply to obtain an even higher part quality.

Over 100,000,000 Parts Printed with Formlabs Technology

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Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D Printing Technology Has Never Been Easier

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Maximize Your 3D Printing Efficiency with PreForm

Free Print Preparation Software

PreForm is the solution for streamlined 3D printing. With its ability to import STL or OBJ files, PreForm allows easy model orientation, accurate print time estimation, and real-time print monitoring. The software’s part-packing algorithms can optimize the arrangement of multiple models in a single build, resulting in increased packing density, faster print times, and reduced waste. Try PreForm today for a hassle-free 3D printing experience.



Streamline Your 3D Printing Process with

 PreForm’s Touch UI & Cloud-Based Dashboard

Experience effortless 3D printing with PreForm’s intuitive Touch UI. The user-friendly interface guides you through every step of the setup and printing process. The touch screen provides a live stream of the print bed, so you can witness each layer take shape right before your eyes. You can also monitor your prints remotely through PreForm’s camera view on your computer.

Stay in control of your production across multiple machines and locations with PreForm’s cloud-based Dashboard. Keep track of print jobs and material flow to ensure minimum downtime and maximum output. Upgrade your 3D printing experience with PreForm’s innovative and efficient tools.


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Unlock Complex Designs with SLS 3D Printing

Enhanced by Surface Armor Technology

Experience the power of SLS 3D printing with its layer-by-layer powder fusion. The unused material acts as a support for your parts, allowing you to create intricate and interconnected designs without the need for additional support structures.

Elevate your 3D printing results with PreForm’s patent-pending Surface Armor technology. This innovative technology creates a semi-sintered shell around the surface of each part, resulting in improved mechanical properties and surface quality. The best part? Surface Armor can be achieved without the need for a large industrial setup. Take your 3D printing to the next level by utilizing PreForm’s inert gas print option with Fuse 1+ 30W for even greater surface and mechanical improvements.



All-In-One Powder Recovery Station

Optimize Your 3D Printing with Fuse Sift

Maximize your 3D printing efficiency with Fuse Sift, the ultimate powder recovery solution. This all-in-one device combines part extraction, powder recovery, storage, and mixing into a single, convenient device.

Produce high-quality, fully-functional parts with competitive powder recyclability to reduce waste and cost per part. Fuse Sift will dispense and mix used and new powder automatically, giving you greater control over your powder supply. 


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24/7 Throughput  

Fuse Series for Faster-Than-Ever Results

  • Transform your prototyping and small series production with Fuse Series’ blazing-fast printing speeds. Get end-use parts in under 24 hours and achieve unbeatable results.
  • Continuous throughput by adding a second, removable build chamber to any Fuse Series workflow.
  • Experience industry-leading rapid cooldown times and start a new print within 1-2 hours of your previous print job.



SLS 3D Printing Materials

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Strong, Functional SLS Powders

For peak performance & optimized cost-per-part

Bring your ideas to life with Fuse Series’ family of SLS powders, specially designed for 3D printing production-ready, end-use parts. Formlabs materials, hardware, and software work together to deliver peak performance and optimize cost per part.

Enhance the mechanical properties of your parts and enjoy higher powder recyclability when you use Fuse 1+ 30W’s inert gas atmosphere print option. We currently offer Nylon 11, Nylon 12, Nylon 12 GF, and Nylon 11 CF powders, with exciting new materials in development and regularly being added to our lineup. Join the revolution in 3D printing with Fuse Series SLS powders.


Formlabs® Nylon 11

Material: Ductile, high-impact

Nylon 11 Powder is a high performance, bio-based nylon material for functional prototyping and small batch production.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 49 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 1.6 GPa
  • Elongation at Break (X/Y): 40%
  • Flexural Strength: 55 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 71 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 1.8 MPa: 46ºC
  • For parts that need to bend or resist impact
    • Impact-resistant prototypes, jigs, and fixtures
    • Thin-walled ducts and enclosures
    • Snaps, clips, and hinges
    • Orthotics and prosthetics*


  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)


Formlabs® Nylon 11 CF

Material: Carbon Fiber Reinforced

Nylon 11 CF (carbon fiber) is a highly stable, high-performance material, perfect for end-use applications requiring high stiffness and superior strength.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • X: 69 MPa
    • Y: 52 MPa
    • Z 38 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:
    • X: 5.3 GPa
    • Y: 2.8 GPa
    • Z: 1.6 GPa
  • Elongation at Break (X/Y/Z): 9% / 15% / 5%
  • Flexural Strength: 110 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 74 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 1.8 MPa: 1786ºC
  • Functional composite prototypes
  • Replacement and spare alternatives to metal parts
  • Tooling, Jigs, Fixtures
  • High-impact equipment
  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)


Formlabs® Nylon 12

Material: Rigid, Impact Resistant

Nylon 12 has high tensile strength, ductility and environmental stability. It is suitable for creating complex assemblies and durable parts with minimal water absorption.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 50 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 1850 MPa
  • Elongation at Break (X-Y/Z): 11% / 6%
  • Flexural Strength: 66 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 32 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 1.8 MPa: 87ºC
  • Functional prototypes for composite products
  • End-use industrial parts
  • Fixtures undergoing long-term sustained loading
  • Stiff structural components
  • Thermally stressed housings
  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

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Formlabs® Nylon 12 GF

Material: Stiff, static, load-bearing

Formlabs Nylon 12 GF is a glass-filled material with enhanced stiffness and thermal resistance. This material combines the utility of Nylon 12 with the rigidity and heat resistance of glass filler.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 38 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 2800 MPa
  • Elongation at Break (X/Y-Z): 4% – 3%
  • Flexural Strength: 56 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 36 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 1.8 MPa: 113ºC

Ideal for producing functional prototypes or end-use parts for applications where structural rigidity and thermal stability are critical.

  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

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Formlabs® TPU 90A

Material: Tough SLS Elastomer

TPU 90A Powder provides the perfect balance of flexibility and strength, allowing you to create durable prototypes and end-use parts that are both safe for the skin and withstand daily use.


Material Properties*:

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: X/Y: 8.7 MPa; Z-axis: 7.2 MPa
  • Tear Resistance: X/Y: 66 kN/m; Z-axis: 39 kN/m
  • Elongation at Break: X/Y: 310%; Z-axis: 110%
  • Shore Hardness: 90A


  • Samples printed with TPU 90A powder have been evaluated in accordance with ISO 10993-1:2018, and have passed the requirements for the following biocompatibility risks:
    • ISO 10993-5: 2009 Non-cytotoxic
    • ISO 10993-23:2021 Non-irritant
    • ISO 10993-10:2021 Non-sensitizer

*Material properties may vary with part geometry, print orientation and temperature.

  • Wearables and soft-touch elements
  • Gaskets, seals, masks, belts, plugs, and tubes
  • Protective sports equipment
  • Padding, dampers, cushions, and grippers
  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

Formlabs® Polypropylene Powder

Polypropylene Powder offers high ductility, allowing for repeated bending and flexing while ensuring durability, without the need for inert atmospheric control.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 29 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 1640 MPa
  • Elongation at Break (X,Y): 34%
  • Flexural Strength: 37 MPa
  • Flexural MOdulus: 1330 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 31 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @ 1.8 MPa: 58 °C

Material properties may vary with part geometry, print orientation and temperature.

  • Packaging prototypes, watertight housings, cases
  • Automotive interior components
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Strong and chemically resistant fixtures, tools, and jigs
  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

Material Safety Datasheets

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SLS 3D Printing Made Simple

The Formlabs Fuse and Sift offer an end-to-end workflow that makes selective laser sintering 3D printing technology convenient and intuitive, from printing to finished part.

Technical Specifications

Selective laser sintering (SLS)
Class 1 Laser Product
Build Volume
Build Volume
165 x 165 x 300 mm
6.5 x 6.5 x 11.8 in
Layer Thickness
Layer Thickness
100 microns
0.004 in.
Laser Type
Laser Type
Ytterbium Fiber 30W
Laser Spot Size
Laser Spot Size
200 microns (0.0079 in.)
Material Refresh Rate
Material Refresh Rate
30% - 50%
Build Chamber
Build Chamber
Modular, compatible with Fuse 1+ 30W, Fuse 1 and Fuse Sift
Print Support Structures
Print Support Structures
No supports needed
Printer Dimensions
(W x D x H)
Printer Dimensions
(W x D x H)
64.5 × 68.5 × 107 cm (165.5 cm with stand)
25.4 × 27.0 × 42.0 in (65.0 in with optional stand)
114 kg (without build chamber or powder)
251.3 lb (without build chamber or powder)
Startup Time
Startup Time
60 minutes
Power Requirements
Power Requirements
United States: 120 VAC, 15 A (dedicated circuit)
Warranty and Service
Warranty and Service
One Year warranty included.

Extended Warranty, Standard Service Plan and Premium Service Plan available.
Software Compatibility
Software Compatibility
Windows 7 and up // Mac OSX 10.6.8 and up
File Type
File Type