Fused Deposition Modeling
Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) from Stratasys works with production-grade thermoplastics to build strong, durable and dimensionally stable parts with the best accuracy and repeatability of any 3D printing technology.
In FDM, melted thermoplastic is extruded onto a build platform, fusing layer on top of layer, until a 3D shape takes form. FDM filaments range from biodegradable PLA, ABS, PEEK and Many other thermoplastics
Traditional filaments continue to evolve with integrated features such as acid and chemical resistance, low friction, and high strength. Newer FDM filaments contain chopped fiber blends such as polycarbonate and carbon fiber to produce strong, lightweight, and dimensionally stable parts. FDM 3D prints can range from small replacement parts for classic cars to production tooling and fixtures for aerospace companies, making it the stronger choice for objects that require mechanical function and performance.
For demanding applications, rely on our large platform FDM from Stratasys. Print with advanced materials that meet tough certification standards.
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915 x 610 x 915 mm (36 x 24 x 36 in)
+/- 0.089 mm or +/- 0.0015 mm per mm (+/- 0.0035 in. or +/- 0.0015 in. per in.)
Note: Accuracy is geometry dependent