Objet500 Connex 3D Printer

Objet500 Connex

Build Large Multi-Material Prototypes

Objet Connex500 provides true product realism by bringing 120 materials together in virtually endless combinations with fine details and thin layers. For highly efficient rapid prototyping, it combines speed and precision in a large build envelope, so you can create large models, or even multiple models made of different materials, quickly and accurately.

120 Material Properties in a Large Build

Sculpture made of multiple Digital Materials

The Objet500 Connex offers all of the power of pioneering Connex multi-material 3D printing in a build envelope of 500 x 400 x 200mm (19.7 × 15.7 × 7.9 in.) — large enough to support large models or many parts. Using patented multi-material PolyJet technology, the Objet500 Connex can 3D print models with up to 14 different materials in a single job. This provides a realistic rendering of the final product. The system is ideal for designers and engineers looking to effectively demonstrate the varying material components in complex or assembled products.

Materials

With 120 material options, including more than 100 digital materials created on the fly, the Objet500 Connex enables you to simulate diverse mechanical and physical properties, from rubber to rigid; opaque to transparent; and even ABS-grade.

Base materials include:

Composite Objet Digital Materials include:

  • Digital ABS (RGD5160-DM fabricated from RGD515 and RGD535) simulates ABS engineering plastics by combining high-temperature resistance with toughness. Digital ABS2 matches those properties and provides superior rigidity and toughness in walls thinner than 1.2 mm (.047 in.).
  • High Temperature material for advanced functional testing, hot air and water flow, static applications and exhibition modeling
  • Transparent shades and patterns
  • Rigid opaque shades
  • Different shore value rubber-like materials
  • Polypropylene with improved thermal resistance

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Objet500 Connex Printer Specifications

Sculpture made of multiple Digital Materials

Model materials:

  • Transparent rigid (VeroClear)
  • Rubber-like (Tango family)
  • Transparent general-purpose (FullCure RGD720)
  • Rigid Opaque (Vero family)
  • Polypropylene-like (DurusWhite)

Digital model materials:
Up to 90 digital materials can be manufactured on the fly including

  • Engineering plastics such as Digital ABS Green (RGD5160-DM) fabricated from RGD515 and RGD535
  • Transparent shades and patterns
  • Rigid opaque shades
  • Different shore value rubber-like materials
  • Polypropylene with improved thermal resistance

Support material:
FullCure 705 non-toxic gel-like photopolymer support

Material cartridges:

  • Four sealed 3.6 kg (7.9 lb) cartridges
  • Tango family and DurusWhite also available as 1.44kg (3.17 lb) net weight in a 3.6kg size casing
  • Two different model materials loaded
  • Front loading for quick replacement

Tray size:
500 × 400 × 200mm (19.7 × 15.7 × 7.9 in.)

Net Build size:
490 × 390 × 200 mm (19.3 × 15.4 × 7.9 in.)

Layer thickness:
Horizontal build layers down to 16-microns (0.0006 in.)

Build resolution:
X-axis: 600 dpi; Y-axis: 600 dpi; Z-axis: 1600 dpi

Printing Modes

  • Digital Material (DM): 30-micron (0.001 in.)
  • High Quality (HQ): 16-micron (0.0006 in.)
  • High Speed (HS): 30-micron (0.001 in.)

Accuracy:
20-85um for features below 50mm; Up to 200um for full model size (for rigid materials only, depending on geometry, build parameters and model orientation)

Input Format:
STL, OBJDF and SLC File

Workstation compatibility:
Windows 7

Network connectivity:
LAN – TCP/IP

Size and weight:
1420 × 1120 × 1130 mm (55.9 × 44.1 × 44.5 inch); 500 kg (1102 lbs)

Print heads:
8 units

Power Requirements:
110–240 VAC 50/60 Hz; 1.5 KW single phase

Operational Environment:
Temperature 18 C-25 C (64 F-77 F); relative humidity 30-70% (non-condensing)

Objet Studio Software

Monitor Displaying CAD rendering of 3D Printed Part

Objet Studio makes it simple to build high-quality, accurate 3D models. It automatically transforms STL and SLC files from any 3D CAD application into 3D modeling slices including both build material and support. With click-and-build wizards, you can quickly edit trays, assign materials, manage job queues, and perform routine system maintenance. Objet Studio features:

  • Easy tray setup including multiple models and materials
  • Automatic support generation
  • On-the-fly slicing so printing can start right away
  • Auto-placement of trays for accurate, consistent positioning
  • Multi-user networking

3D Print in Color

Two vibrant, multi-colored 3D printed bike helmets

Express your design in vibrant colors and diverse materials with the Objet500 Connex3.

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