Fuse Sift

Formlabs®

Fuse Sift & SLS Depowdering Kit

The Key to Affordable, Industrial SLS 3D Printing

Fuse Sift by Formlabs is part of a complete SLS 3D printing workflow. The Fuse ecosystem makes possible the 3D-printing of industrial-grade parts. You can go from printing to finished parts in as little as 15 minutes, with an efficient, hands-off process.

What is Fuse Sift?

Fuse Sift is a de-powdering station designed by Formlabs to help you streamline your workflow with Fuse Series 3D printers by creating a seamless, contained environment for SLS production. 

  • Mess-Free Post-Processing
  • Nonstop Printing
  • Automated Powder Mixing
  • A Complete Toolkit

Fast, Automated Post-Processing for SLS 3D-Printing

Fuse Sift filters, measures, mixes, and stores powder for you, while Fuse Blast delivers 100% hands-off part cleaning and polishing.

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PRINT | Same Day Turnaround

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RECLAIM Powder in 5-10 min with FUSE SIFT

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FINISH in 10-15 min | FUSE BLAST

FUSE SIFT Features & Benefits

Compact & efficient powder management station.

  • RECLAIM
    Parts are extracted from the FUSE 1+ 30W SLS printer, and unsintered powder is collected and sifted to remove debris so it can be reused.
  • PREPARE
    New and used powder are automatically measured, mixed with fresh powder, and stored for the next print.

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Enclosed System

FUSE SIFT has a HEPA filter and a negative air pressure system that keeps powder inside, enabling open access and easy cleanup.

  • Dimensions
    • 1.0 m x 0.6 m x 1.5 m
    • 39.9 in x 24 in x 60.8 in

Low Waste

Fuse Sift efficiently collects unsintered powder and filters out debris to be reused in the next print. Competitive material recyclability allows you to use up to 80% used powder.

MATERIAL REFRESH RATE: 20 – 50%

Automatic Powder Mixing

  • Fuse Sift will dispense, mix, and store used and new powder automatically. This way, you can reduce waste and control your powder supply easily.

Nonstop Printing

  • By transferring modular build chambers and powder cartridges between the printer and Fuse Sift, you can reduce downtime for a continuous, cyclical workflow with minimum downtime – even during cooldown

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Technical Specifications

Printer Compatibility
Printer Compatibility
Fuse Series SLS 3D Printers
Minimum Dimensions for Convenient Access (W × D × H)
Minimum Dimensions for Convenient Access (W × D × H)
221.1 × 122.0 × 218.0 cm
87.1 × 48.0 × 85.8 in
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)
101.5 × 61.0 × 154.5 cm
39.9 × 24.0 × 60.8 in
Height when open: 190 cm (75 in)
Product Weight
Product Weight
93 kg (without build chamber or powder)
205 lb (without build chamber or powder)
Hopper Capacity
Hopper Capacity
Fresh Powder Hopper Capacity
17 liters
Used Powder Hopper Capacity
18 liters
Operating Environment
Operating Environment
18 – 26 ºC
68 – 80 ºF
≤ 30% ambient humidity
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, 15 A (dedicated circuit)
Power Requirements (with a vacuum that draws more than 6 A (230 VAC) / 12 A (120 VAC))
Power Requirements (with a vacuum that draws more than 6 A (230 VAC) / 12 A (120 VAC))
US: 120 VAC, 20 A (dedicated circuit)
Compressed Air Requirements
Compressed Air Requirements
N/A

Manual Depowdering Kit

Fuse Depowdering Kit
All-in-one manual post-processing kit allows you to easily clean SLS parts, and recover, sift, and mix used powder to prepare for the next print. It is a custom-designed package of manual tools for powder removal, recovery, and recycling