3D Printers Suit High-Temperature Thermoplastics Applications
IMTS 2018: Updates to the A2V4 and A4V4 3D printers, designed by 3ntr and distributed by Plural Additive Manufacturing, include print beds that withstand temperatures as high as 160°C and build chambers as high as 90°C.
Updates to the A2V4 and A4V4 3D printers, designed by 3ntr and distributed by Plural Additive Manufacturing, include print beds that withstand temperatures as high as 160°C and build chambers as high as 90°C to support high-temperature thermoplastics applications. Their extruder systems feature 450°C extruder heads, improving temperature control, while the volume of the liquid coolant systems has been doubled.
The printers also feature the Diamond Tray, a reusable carbon-fiber build plate with a temperature-sensitive, permanent adhesive layer that includes Ultem PEI. The tray holds models tightly at build chamber temperatures without clips, hairspray or tape, and enables quicker removal of models from the print bed.
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