Form 3BL - Large SLA 3D printer for Medical


Form 3BL

Large Medical Devices and Anatomical Replicas at Full Scale

3D print adult patient-specific anatomy at 1:1 scale or large medical devices in one build with the Form 3BL, a large-format 3D printer developed for medical professionals. This 3D printer is compatible with the majority of our SLA materials library, including biocompatible, sterilizable materials.

Big Parts, Big Ideas

With a large build volume of 33.5 × 20 × 30 cm (13.2 × 7.9 × 11.8 in),
you can print full-scale bulky prototypes or detailed models.

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Life-Sized 3D Prints

The Form 3BL is large enough to print full size anatomy and medical devices. With a 19.4” diagonal, print adult femurs, pelvic bones, skulls, and more at 1:1 scale.
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On-Demand Printing

From time-sensitive point of care printing to groundbreaking medical devices, work faster and with full control with a versatile, large format 3D printer in house.
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Validated Workflows

The Form 3BL has been validated in FDA-cleared workflows. It is also compatible with a wide range of biocompatible, sterilizable materials manufactured in an ISO 13485 certified facility.

Form 3BL Is Ideal For:

Large parts requiring biocompatibility and sterilization compatibility
Full-size, anatomical models at 1:1 scale, including pediatric and adult anatomy
Medical device prototypes, jigs, fixtures, assemblies, and end-use parts
Surgeon-specific or patient-specific surgical tools
Surgical planning models for diagnostic use in FDA-cleared workflows
Large-format research and development with advanced materials

What Could You Print?


Grey Resin

Print Time

65 hours

Print Cost


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Note: print time and cost will vary based on part geometry, material, layout, and orientation.

Intuitive and efficient

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Intuitive and efficient

Seamlessly integrate the Form 3BL into your existing clinical workflows - no specialized technicians required. With automatic resin dispensing, simple print preparation software, and a thoughtfully designed interface, the Form 3BL is designed for efficiency.

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Always on call

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Always on call

The Form 3BL works around the clock with minimal supervision required. With compatability with our entire SLA materials library, sensors that maintain ideal print conditions, and remote printing, the Form 3BL helps you meet critical deadlines, even for trauma surgery. Achieve multicolor parts using various techniques.

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Incredible part quality

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Incredible part quality

The Form 3BL resolves fine details down to the micron level, critical when using surgical planning models for diagnostic use, while the smooth surface finish and high accuracy of the Form 3BL ensures medical devices meet production standards.


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Laser Power

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Innovation in healthcare

Open System to Unlock Innovation in Healthcare

Formlabs Open Platform empowers healthcare professionals to drive groundbreaking advancements. Customizable print settings and the ability to print with any 405nm photopolymer resin on Form 3BL allow you to unleash unlimited possibilities for medical R&D.

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Materials for a Wide Array of Applications

Access a library of 40+ materials compatible with the Form 3BL. Our technology has been validated in multiple FDA-cleared workflows and we develop and manufacture our own biocompatible materials in an ISO 13485 certified, FDA-registered facility. Parts can be sterilized using steam, e-beam, gamma, or EtO.

Compare Formlabs SLA 3D Printers

Build Volume (W × D × H)
20.0 × 12.5 × 21.0 cm
7.9 × 4.9 × 8.3 in
5.25 liters
33.5 × 20 × 30 cm
13.2 × 7.9 × 11.8 in
21.4 liters
33.5 × 20 × 30 cm
13.2 × 7.9 × 11.8 in
21.4 liters
Masked Stereolithography (MSLA)
Stereolithography (SLA)
Stereolithography (SLA)
Light Source
Backlight Unit (60 LEDs)
Two 250 mW lasers
Two 250 mW lasers
Biocompatible Materials
18.3 kg
40.4 lb
54.4 kg
120 lb
54.4 kg
120 lb
Printer Dimensions (W × D × H)
39.8 × 36.7 × 55.4 cm
15.7 × 14.5 × 21.9 in
77 × 52 × 74 cm
30.3 × 20.5 × 29.1 in
77 × 52 × 74 cm
30.3 × 20.5 × 29.1 in

Part of the Formlabs Ecosystem

Formlabs is known for designing end-to-end additive workflows you’ll be excited to use. The Form 3BL brings the Formlabs experience to large format 3D printing.

Post-Processing, Simplified

Streamline your workflow and consistently produce high-quality biocompatible parts with our automated large-format post-processing solution. 

Form Wash L and Form Cure L have been validated and are compatible with our ISO 13485 compliant materials for biocompatible use.

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Build Platform 2L

Quick Release Technology

Build Platform 2L with patented Quick Release Technology easily releases parts from the build platform in seconds - no tools required.

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The Next Generation of Industrial 3D Printing

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Form 3BL

Large Format 3D Printing You Can Rely On

Meet critical deadlines in-house without prohibitive costs. Formlabs brings unprecedented reliability, quality, and ease of use, with validated workflows tested by a team of medical experts.

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