Fuse Blast

FS1-FB-01

Lead time: 5 weeks

Achieve professional, consistent parts that are clean to the touch faster and easier than ever before with Fuse Blast, an easy-to-use, fully automated cleaning and polishing solution for post-processing SLS 3D printed parts.

Fuse Blast seamlessly integrates into the Fuse Series ecosystem and streamlines your post-processing workflow, empowering you to fully clean a whole build chamber of printed parts in as little as 15 minutes and drastically reducing labor time and cost. With the optional Polishing System, Fuse Blast takes your parts to another level by polishing them to a smooth, semi-gloss, and dye-ready surface finish, to deliver consistent, professional-grade results every time.

  • Fuse Blast
Fuse Blast, the automated media blaster from Formlabs

Why Choose Fuse Blast

Fuse Blast delivers 100% hands-off cleaning and polishing for SLS parts.


Finished Parts In 15 Minutes

Cleaning routines automatically post-process an entire build chamber in as little as 15 minutes, while the passive filtering reduces media saturation and extends media life to save on overhead costs.


Consistent Results

Pre-programmed routines take out the guesswork for consistent results, while manual mode allows you to adapt to any part requirements.


Professional Parts

Deliver clean-to-the-touch parts thanks to the in-line ionizer that prevents dust and media from re-settling on your parts, or go the extra mile with the optional polishing function for a smooth, semi-gloss, and dye-ready surface finish.


Streamlined Post-Processing

Fuse Blast seamlessly integrates into the Fuse ecosystem for an automated post-processing workflow that reduces labor time by 80% and delivers finished parts in as little as 15 minutes.

Features

Fuse Blast is a fast, automated solution that delivers professional results, consistently.

Hands-off post-processing
Passive recycling for extended media life and faster processing on Sift
Pre-programmed routines
Add-on polishing upgrade*
In-line ionizer for clean-to-the-touch parts
Dual-function blasting with automatic or manual cleaning
Fully sealed and workshop-friendly operation

* Coming Q2 2024

Fuse Blast Tech Specs

ParameterFuse Blast
Printer CompatibilityFuse Series SLS 3D Printers
Third-party powder bed fusion 3D printers
Minimum Dimensions for Convenient Access (W × D × H)145 × 150 × 210 cm
57.4 × 59.6 × 82.6 in
Dimensions (W x D x H)100 × 75 × 175 cm
39 × 29.6 × 68.7 in
Height when open: 195cm (76.8 in)
Weight164 kg (without blasting media)
360 lb (without blasting media)
Media Hopper CapacityMedia hopper capacity 8.3 L, equivalent to 13 kg of 200-300 µm glass media
Waste Hopper Capacity10.6 L
Operating Environment10–36 ºC
50–96.8 ºF
Elevation up to 7500 ft / 2286 meters
Air HandlingNegatively 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))
EU: 230 VAC, 3 A (no dedicated circuit or vacuum required)
US: 120 VAC, 6 A (no dedicated circuit or vacuum required)
Compressed Air RequirementsSupply 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.
ConnectivityWi-Fi: 2.4 GHz
Ethernet: 1000 Mbit
USB: 2.0
Wi-Fi ConnectivityProtocol: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Frequency: 2.4 / 5.0 GHz
Supported security: WPA/WPA2
Ethernet ConnectivityRJ-45 Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T) LAN port
Connect with a shielded Ethernet cable (not included): minimum Cat5, or Cat5e or Cat6 for 1000BASE-T.
USB ConnectivityUSB (rev 2.0) C port with a USB A-C or C-C cable
Sound EmissionDoes not exceed 75 dB(A).
Product ControlInteractive touchscreen, foot pedals for manual control.
Included AccessoriesTransfer container
Control pedals
ESD wrist strap
7mm socket wrench
Blast orifice (3mm)
Blast orifice (4mm)
T-20 driver
Floor mat
Tumbling Basket450mm internal diameter
(Fits a full Fuse build volume)
Internal work area (W x D x H)71 x 55 x 67 cm
27.9 x 21.6 x 26.3 in
Accessible work area (W x D x H)57 x 50 x 67 cm
22.4 x 19.6 x 26.4 in
(basket removed)