Thursday August 14, 2014 0 comments
FORT COLLINS - CY3D Printing announced Colorado innovators and manufacturers will soon be able to access the newest 3D printer from 3D Systems, the ProX-500 Selective Laser Sintering production printer.
CY3D said the ProX-500 produces tough nylon parts that are much stronger than ABS plastic generally used by 3D printers and are suitable for end-use production and prototyping.
Cy3D said the printer's build chamber is 15x13x18 inches, large enough to simultaneously print seven electric guitar bodies.
The ProX-500 makes parts with invisible build lines and a smooth finish, CY3D said.
"These new production-grade 3D printers give product designers complete freedom from the constraints of traditional manufacturing, allowing them to create things never before possible," said Tanya Alsip, CY3D CEO.
"Imagine creating tough nylon parts with built-in snap-fits, live hinges, rotating joints and negative draft and holding them in your hands in just a few days. These 3D manufacturing advancements will change standard industry practices and improve efficiencies while reducing costs."
CY3D said full-service operations are set to begin on or before Aug. 20 with orders currently being accepted. The company said it is offering a 10 percent discount on a first print job during the grand opening months of August and September.