Instrument: uPRINT

A fused deposition modeling additive manufacturing machine used for rapid prototyping


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Post author: Milan Brandt. Last update: 06/03/2014 at 2:06 pm by Milan Brandt.





Manufacturer: Dimension

The uPrint by Dimension is a fused deposition modeling rapid prototyping machine which works by extruding a reel of plastic wire and fusing each layer on top of the last using heat to bond the part layers

Funding sources: Institutional

Benefits of the uPRINT

uPrint is perfect for making concept models, functional prototypes, and even manufacturing tools

Technical features and specifications

Material Fused deposited in the uPrint is:
» ABS in ivory color

The uPrint unique features are:
» The ability to manufacture complex robust parts for design validation (quickly and cost effectively).
» Create parts viable for environmental evaluation.
» Allows you to print professional-grade 3D models right at your desk.
» Small affordable system.

Technical Specification
» Build size 203 x 152 x 152 mm
» Layer thickness 0 .254 mm
» Power requirement 100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz 1200W


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: Facility staff operate this instrument
Access: Access pricing may vary, External researcher use available