The Formlabs Form 3 3D Printer

 

Form 3

Flawless Prints, Every Time

Scale prototyping and production as your business grows with the Form 3, an affordable, industrial-quality 3D printer that consistently delivers.

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40,000,000 Parts Printed With Formlabs Technology

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The Next Generation of Industrial 3D Printing

With advanced Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ technology, Formlabs has completely re-engineered resin-based 3D printing to drastically reduce the forces of the print process.
 

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25μm

XY Resolution

250mW

Laser Power

25 – 300μm

Layer Thickness

14.5 × 14.5 × 18.5cm

Build Volume

PRODUCT DEMO

Meet the Form 3

Watch our walkthrough of the Form 3 and LFS 3D printing.

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Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ uses a flexible tank and linear illumination to deliver groundbreaking print quality and printer reliability.

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Pinpoint Precision

 

 

 

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Pinpoint Precision

The custom-designed Light Processing Unit (LPU) inside the printer uses a compact system of lenses and mirrors to deliver accurate, repeatable prints.
 

25μm

XY Resolution

250mW

Laser Power

 

Crisp, clean features:
The high-power-density laser is passed through a spatial filter to guarantee a clean laser spot.

Consistent printing:
A parabolic mirror ensures that the laser prints perpendicular to the build plane, ensuring uniform print quality across the entire build platform.

Improved part clarity:
With LFS technology's improved layer registration and surface finish, translucent materials print clearer than ever, right off the printer.

Nonstop Printing

 

 

 

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Nonstop Printing

The Form 3 constantly monitors print performance so you can focus on bringing your most creative ideas to life. Integrated sensors help maintain ideal print conditions and send you alerts about the state of your machine.

Closed-loop calibration:
Optical sensors continuously correct for scale and power, and can even detect dust.

Hassle-free materials management:
Switch between materials in seconds with a simple cartridge system.

User-replaceable components:
The Light Processing Unit, rollers, and optics window can be replaced in-house, reducing the need for replacement printer shipments.
 

Grows With Your Business

 

 

 

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Grows With Your Business

Start with one 3D printer or many, and add capacity as demand grows. Use the same tool through prototyping and into production and easily expand into new applications.

 

 

Three Form 3 printers

Industrial quality for all:
The Form 3 offers industrial capabilities at a fraction of the price of traditional industrial machines.

Get started now:
Formlabs 3D printers are ready to plug and print right out of the box, no specialized training required.

Avoid delays:
Bringing production in-house with the Form 3 provides the fast turnaround time and flexibility you need to scale.

 

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WHITE PAPER

Introduction to SLA

Learn how stereolithography 3D printing can benefit your work.

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3D printing - Design model in CAD software and import an STL or OBJ file into PreForm print preparation software
Design

Design your model in standard CAD software and import an STL or OBJ file into our PreForm print preparation software.

3D printing - Print the part
Print

Send prints over WiFi, reprint previous jobs, and manage your print queue with ease with the printer’s intuitive touchscreen interface.

3D printing - Post Process - Tear away light-touch supports
Post-Process

Easily tear away light-touch supports after printing, then transfer parts to Form Wash and Form Cure for simplified rinsing and post-curing.

 

One Platform, 20+ Materials

Switch seamlessly between a library of general purpose and specialty resins with a cross-compatible cartridge system.

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The Perfect Finish

Form Wash and Form Cure streamline and automate rinsing and post-curing of prints. Consistently produce high-quality results with less time and effort.

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Form Wash and Form Cure

Built for Teams

Plan and manage your print queue in PreForm and manage printers and teams through your online Dashboard.

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Support When You Need It

Get helpful, human service when you need it from a Formlabs expert, with plans that scale with your business.

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Form 3 - 3D printed sample parts

SAMPLE PART

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See the quality firsthand with a sample part printed on the Form 3.

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Start scaling your prototyping and production today.

Available to order in North America and in the European Union, plus Switzerland, Norway, and Liechtenstein, shipping in December 2019. Available to order in Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa via distribution partners.

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Give $500, Get $500

Current customers can refer their colleagues and networks to receive $500 off a Form 3. To say thanks, you’ll receive $500 for your next order of materials or accessories.