Fuse Blast

Formlabs®

FUSE BLAST

Fully Automated Media Blaster

High-Performance Selective Laser Sintering Within Reach. Formlabs' Fuse Blast is an automated cleaning and polishing solution for SLS 3D-printed; it comes to complement the Selective Laser Sintering ecosystem along with Fuse 1+ 30W printer and Fuse Sift. Fuse Blast comes with pre-programmed cleaning routines that automatically process an entire build chamber in as little as 10 minutes, while media filtering reduces post-processing time on Fuse Sift by 80%.

It’s a Blast to have Fuse Blast

Hands-free part cleaning & no monitoring!

Media blasting is a critical step in cleaning SLS parts. Fuse Blast is an advanced automated postprocessing solution that quickly removes powder, consistently delivers professional parts clean to the touch in as little as 15 minutes, and offers an optional polishing function.

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Features

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Cost Savings

Fuse Blast’s automated features help you reduce costs and labour time.

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Automated Cleaning

Fuse Blast's automated cleaning process is designed for precision, consistently delivering clean and polished results.

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Optional Manual Cleaning

For intricate details that demand special attention, Fuse Blast offers a manual cleaning option, giving you control over the post-processing nuances.

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High-Quality Polishing

The built-in polishing functionality enhances a smooth, semi-gloss surface finish for clean-to-the-touch 3D printed parts.

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User-Friendly Interface

Ease of operation for both beginners and experienced users.

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Benefits

  • Time & Costs Savings

    • Streamline your post-processing workflow with Fuse Blast’s automated features, such as the waste separation system that reduces media saturation and extends media life by four to eight times.
  • Automated Precision

    • Fuse Blast provides fully automated cleaning, ensuring a precise and consistent cleaning process for your 3D-printed parts.
  • Touchable Cleanliness

    • Choose between automatic or manual cleaning options to achieve professional-grade cleanliness, delivering visually stunning and clean parts to the touch.

 

  • Showcase-Ready Parts

    • Take your creations to the next level with the optional polishing function* for producing clean-to-the-touch parts with a smooth, semi-gloss surface finish. This is possible thanks to the in-line ionizer that prevents dust and media from re-settling on the printed parts.
  • Versatility in Post-Processing
    • Switch between automatic, manual-assisted, or handheld modes to ensure thorough cleaning for any part size or geometry.

*Optional add-on, available early 2024.

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Technical Specifications

Printer Compatibility
Printer Compatibility
Fuse Series SLS 3D Printers
Third-party powder bed fusion 3D printers
Minimum Dimensions for Convenient Access (W × D × H)
Minimum Dimensions for Convenient Access (W × D × H)
145 × 150 × 210 cm
57.4 × 59.6 × 69 in
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)
100 × 75 × 175 cm
39 × 29.6 × 68.7 in
Height when open: 195 cm (76.8 in)
Product Weight
Product Weight
164 kg (without blasting media)
360 lb (without blasting media)
Hopper Capacity
Hopper Capacity
Media hopper capacity 8.3 L, equivalent to 13 kg of 200-
300 µm glass media
Waste hopper capacity 10.6 L
Operating Environment
Operating Environment
10–36 ºC
50–96.8 ºF
Elevation up to 7500 ft. / 2286 meters
Air handling
Air handling
Negatively pressurized hood with replaceable HEPA filter
Independent venting system
Power requirements (with a vacuum that draws less than 6 A (230 VAC) / 12 A (120 VAC)
Power requirements (with a vacuum that draws less than 6 A (230 VAC) / 12 A (120 VAC)
US: 120 VAC, 6 A (no dedicated circuit or vacuum required)
Compressed air requirements
Compressed air requirements
Supply at least 10 SCFM at 90 PSI / 285 SLPM at 6 bar.
Regulate pressure input between 90-120 PSI / 6-8 bar.
Typically achieved by a single 4 HP compressor.