Objet500 Connex3 with brightly colored helmet prototypes inside

Objet500 Connex3

Vivid color and multi-material 3D printing

Designers, meet the most liberating 3D printer in the world. The Objet500 Connex3 is the only 3D printer that creates brilliantly colored prototypes with a range of multi-material components including rigid, flexible, clear and durable.

Get inspired by the possibilities. Then start prototyping with passion.

Capabilities

Brilliant Color

9 interlocked rings in rainbow colors, printed in one job

The Objet500 Connex3 lets you incorporate as many as 46 colors into one prototype, from true jet black to sunny yellow to shocking magenta and hundreds of beautiful blended hues. Pick from ten color palettes — including rich opaque and stained-glass-like translucent — for vibrant, repeatable color that will wow your colleagues and impress your toughest clients.

A Multitude of Materials

With exponentially more multi-material options than any other 3D printer, you can create ultra-realistic prototypes in vivid color. The Objet500 Connex3 lets you build rigid, rubber-like and clear parts into one model and offers hundreds of composite materials, blended right in the 3D printer. You get exactly the properties you need, even in demanding industries like consumer products.

Blue glasses with tinted lenses and black rubber parts

Only the Objet500 Connex3 lets you combine the strongest PolyJet photopolymer, Digital ABS, with another material of your choice. This enables prototypes that contain rigid and soft-touch components or overmolding to be stronger than ever, and lets you incorporate clear and Digital ABS features into one build.

Digital ABS in the Mix: Six composite materials mix Digital ABS with Rubber-like Material to represent a variety of Shore A values with great durability.

Simulated Polypropylene: Tough single-material options withstand the stress of living hinges, flexible closures and snap-fit parts.

High Temperature: Heat-resistant material is ideal for thermal testing of static parts. Combine with Rubber-like material to achieve a range of material properties.

Bio-compatible: Medical rapid prototyping materials offer excellent visualization and great dimensional stability for dental delivery trays, surgical orthopedic guides and hearing aids.

Rubber-like: With a range of bright and subtle colors, opacities and elastomer characteristics, this adaptable material is ideal for modeling a wide variety of products from soft grip handles to footwear.

Connex multi-material 3D printing has always created a range of digital materials on-the-fly from two base resins. Designers have experienced years of success mixing rigid and flexible materials with a range of Shore A values into one model, or opaque and clear materials with a range of semi-translucency.

The Objet500 Connex3 expands your maximum number of base resins to three — and adds color to the mix. The possibilities grow exponentially. For the first time, you can create vibrantly colored, flexible prototypes or mimic the sleek gray finish of popular consumer electronics.

Learn more about the range of PolyJet materials available on the Objet500 Connex3, including Digital ABS, High TemperatureBio-compatible and Simulated Polypropylene.

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Digital ABS With Overmolding

Simulate overmolding, even with strong Digital ABS material.

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Digital ABS With Overmolding

Digital ABS Prop Engine

Connex3 lets you mix Digital ABS with another material.

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Digital ABS Prop Engine

Digital ABS and Rubber-like

Simulate overmolding, even with strong Digital ABS material.

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Digital ABS and Rubber-like

Objet500 Connex3 Cabinet

Material cabinet holds a large volume for better workflow.

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Objet500 Connex3 Cabinet

Colorful Bike Seat Models

All three can print in one job with cyan, magenta and yellow.

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Colorful Bike Seat Models

Multicolored Glasses Models

Only the Objet500 Connex3 can blend color, flexible and clear.

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Multicolored Glasses Models

Scale Color Football Helmet

Bright colors and impressive detail are possible with Connex3.

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Scale Color Football Helmet

Multi-Material 3D Printing

Complex, multi-material systems print in one automated job.

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Multi-Material 3D Printing

Objet Studio for Connex3

Objet Studio Software lets you assign materials and colors.

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Objet Studio for Connex3

Connex3 With CMY Helmets

3D print models in as many as 45 colors on the same tray.

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Connex3 With CMY Helmets

Objet500 Connex3 Closed

The Connex3 builds color, multimaterial models in-house.

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Objet500 Connex3 Closed

Objet500 Connex3 Printing

PolyJet photopolymers cure instantly with UV light.

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Objet500 Connex3 Printing

Facilitate Communication

Precise color models help designers collaborate.

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Facilitate Communication

Teal and Aqua Hand Mixer

Prototype with subtly blended colors for final-product realism.

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Teal and Aqua Hand Mixer

Evaluate Designs in Color

The Objet500 Connex3 can built up to 45 colors into one model.

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Evaluate Designs in Color

Color Helmet Prototypes

Build diverse models in one job with cyan, magenta and yellow.

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Color Helmet Prototypes

Translucent Yellow Bottle

This threaded bottle prototype blends yellow with clear.

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Translucent Yellow Bottle

Flexible Headphones

This prototype blends cyan and magenta with rubber-like parts.

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Flexible Headphones

Color Razor Prototypes

3D print smooth, colorful prototypes for lifelike realism.

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Color Razor Prototypes

Remote With Soft Buttons

Incorporate flexible and color components into one model.

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Remote With Soft Buttons

Planetary Gears in 7 Colors

Each set of colorful, precise moving gears was built in one piece.

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Planetary Gears in 7 Colors

Interlocked Color Rings

Complex, smooth designs can appear in vivid color.

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Interlocked Color Rings

Tinted Glasses With Grips

These translucent color glasses have flexible grips

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Tinted Glasses With Grips

Digital ABS With Overmolding

Simulate overmolding, even with strong Digital ABS material.

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Digital ABS With Overmolding

Digital ABS and Rubber-like

Simulate overmolding, even with strong Digital ABS material.

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Digital ABS and Rubber-like

Facilitate Communication

Precise color models help designers collaborate.

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Facilitate Communication

Objet500 Connex3 Printing

PolyJet photopolymers cure instantly with UV light.

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Objet500 Connex3 Printing

Objet500 Connex3 Closed

The Connex3 builds color, multimaterial models in-house.

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Objet500 Connex3 Closed

Objet Studio for Connex3

Objet Studio Software lets you assign materials and colors.

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Objet Studio for Connex3

Digital ABS Prop Engine

Connex3 lets you mix Digital ABS with another material.

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Digital ABS Prop Engine

Multi-Material 3D Printing

Complex, multi-material systems print in one automated job.

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Multi-Material 3D Printing

Connex3 With CMY Helmets

3D print models in as many as 45 colors on the same tray.

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Connex3 With CMY Helmets

Tinted Glasses With Grips

These translucent color glasses have flexible grips

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Tinted Glasses With Grips

Interlocked Color Rings

Complex, smooth designs can appear in vivid color.

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Interlocked Color Rings

Color Razor Prototypes

3D print smooth, colorful prototypes for lifelike realism.

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Color Razor Prototypes

Remote With Soft Buttons

Incorporate flexible and color components into one model.

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Remote With Soft Buttons

Teal and Aqua Hand Mixer

Prototype with subtly blended colors for final-product realism.

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Teal and Aqua Hand Mixer

Planetary Gears in 7 Colors

Each set of colorful, precise moving gears was built in one piece.

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Planetary Gears in 7 Colors

Color Helmet Prototypes

Build diverse models in one job with cyan, magenta and yellow.

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Color Helmet Prototypes

Evaluate Designs in Color

The Objet500 Connex3 can built up to 45 colors into one model.

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Evaluate Designs in Color

Flexible Headphones

This prototype blends cyan and magenta with rubber-like parts.

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Flexible Headphones

Translucent Yellow Bottle

This threaded bottle prototype blends yellow with clear.

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Translucent Yellow Bottle

Multicolored Glasses Models

Only the Objet500 Connex3 can blend color, flexible and clear.

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Multicolored Glasses Models

Colorful Bike Seat Models

All three can print in one job with cyan, magenta and yellow.

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Colorful Bike Seat Models

Scale Color Football Helmet

Bright colors and impressive detail are possible with Connex3.

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Scale Color Football Helmet

Objet500 Connex3 Cabinet

Material cabinet holds a large volume for better workflow.

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Objet500 Connex3 Cabinet

Magenta Yellow White

This palette blends magenta, yellow and white.

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Magenta Yellow White

Choose From 10 Color Palettes

PolyJet digital color is vibrant, accurate and repeatable.

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Choose From 10 Color Palettes

3D Printed Flipper Prototype

Combine color and flexibility in one model.

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3D Printed Flipper Prototype

3D Printed Micrometer

3D print accurate, lifelike prototypes.

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3D Printed Micrometer

Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and clear.

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Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and clear.

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Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta White Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and white.

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Cyan Magenta White Palette

Cyan Magenta Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and black.

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Cyan Magenta Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

The cyan-magenta-yellow palette adds a bonus dark gray.

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Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

Cyan Yellow White Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and white.

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Cyan Yellow White Palette

Magenta Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and true black.

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Magenta Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and clear.

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Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and black.

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Cyan Magenta Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and clear.

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Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

Choose From 10 Color Palettes

PolyJet digital color is vibrant, accurate and repeatable.

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Choose From 10 Color Palettes

Magenta Yellow White

This palette blends magenta, yellow and white.

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Magenta Yellow White

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

The cyan-magenta-yellow palette adds a bonus dark gray.

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Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

Cyan Magenta White Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and white.

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Cyan Magenta White Palette

Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and clear.

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Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and clear.

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Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow White Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and white.

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Cyan Yellow White Palette

Vibrant and Flexible

Yellow, magenta and TangoPlus produce an electrifying effect.

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Vibrant and Flexible

Connex3 Blue Palette

You can prototype in a range of subtle colors.

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Connex3 Blue Palette

Many Hues and Shore Values

Rigid color and black rubberlike material create more options.

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Many Hues and Shore Values

Translucent Perfume Bottle

Gray and translucent material combine for a brilliant sheen.

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Translucent Perfume Bottle

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Objet500 Connex3 Color Options

The ability to mix three base resins results in hundreds of digital color options with as many as 46 vibrant, repeatable colors in one model.

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Cyan, Black and White

Blend vibrant cyan with a range of subtle cool and neutral grays.

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Cyan, Black and White

Flex Black, Cyan and Yellow

Mix seven Shore A values and a range of dark and vibrant hues.

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Flex Black, Cyan and Yellow

Flex Clear, Magenta and Cyan

3D print a range of purples and tints in nine Shore A values.

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Flex Clear, Magenta and Cyan

Flex Black, Magenta, Yellow

Mix seven Shore A values and a range of dark and vibrant hues.

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Flex Black, Magenta, Yellow

Flex Clear, Cyan and Yellow

3D print a range of greens and tints in nine Shore A values.

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Flex Clear, Cyan and Yellow

Flex Black, Magenta and Cyan

Mix seven Shore A values and a range of dark and vibrant hues.

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Flex Black, Magenta and Cyan

Magenta Yellow White

This palette blends magenta, yellow and white.

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Magenta Yellow White

Choose From 10 Color Palettes

PolyJet digital color is vibrant, accurate and repeatable.

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Choose From 10 Color Palettes

Yellow, Black and White

Blend bright yellow with a range of warm and neutral grays.

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Yellow, Black and White

Black, White and Clear

3D print in a range of sleek, smoky and translucent grays.

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Black, White and Clear

Flex Clear, Magenta, Yellow

3D print a range of warm colors and tints in nine Shore A values.

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Flex Clear, Magenta, Yellow

Magenta, Black and White

Blend shocking magenta with warm and neutral grays.

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Magenta, Black and White

Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and clear.

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Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and clear.

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Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta White Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and white.

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Cyan Magenta White Palette

Cyan Magenta Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and black.

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Cyan Magenta Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

The cyan-magenta-yellow palette adds a bonus dark gray.

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Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

Cyan Yellow White Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and white.

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Cyan Yellow White Palette

Magenta Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and true black.

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Magenta Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and clear.

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Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Magenta Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and black.

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Cyan Magenta Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and clear.

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Cyan Magenta Clear Palette

Choose From 10 Color Palettes

PolyJet digital color is vibrant, accurate and repeatable.

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Choose From 10 Color Palettes

Magenta Yellow White

This palette blends magenta, yellow and white.

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Magenta Yellow White

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

The cyan-magenta-yellow palette adds a bonus dark gray.

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Cyan Magenta Yellow Palette

Cyan Magenta White Palette

This palette blends cyan, magenta and white.

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Cyan Magenta White Palette

Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and clear.

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Cyan Yellow Clear Palette

Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and clear.

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Magenta Yellow Clear Palette

Cyan Yellow Black Palette

This palette blends magenta, yellow and true black.

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Cyan Yellow Black Palette

Cyan Yellow White Palette

This palette blends cyan, yellow and white.

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Cyan Yellow White Palette

Connex3 Blue Palette

You can prototype in a range of subtle colors.

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Connex3 Blue Palette

Many Hues and Shore Values

Rigid color and black rubberlike material create more options.

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Many Hues and Shore Values

How it Works

Objet500 Connex Printer Specifications

Man evaluates a complex model on the tray of an Objet500 Connex3

Model materials:

  • Vero family of opaque materials, including color
  • Tango family rubber-like flexible materials
  • Medical: MED610
  • Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 in ivory and green
  • DurusWhite RGD430
  • High Temperature RGD525 white
  • Transparent: VeroClear and RGD720

Digital model materials:

Hundreds of composite materials can be manufactured on the fly including:

  • Vibrant blended colors in rigid opaque
  • Translucent colored tints
  • Rubber-like materials in a variety of Shore A values
  • Polypropylene-like materials with improved thermal resistance

Support material:
SUP705 non-toxic gel-like photopolymer support

Tray size:
500 × 400 × 200 mm (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: 30-micron (0.001 in.) resolution
  • High quality: 16-micron (0.0006 in.) resolution
  • High speed: 30-micron (0.001 in.) resolution

Accuracy:
20-85 micron for features below 50 mm; up to 200 micron 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 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit

Network connectivity:
LAN – TCP/IP

Size and weight:
Objet500 Connex3:
1400 (w) x 1260 (h) x 1100 (d) mm
(55.1 x 49.6 x 43.3 in.)
430 Kg (948 lbs.)

Material Cabinet:
330 (w) x 1170 (h) x 640 (d) mm
(13 x 46.1 x 26.2 in.)
76 Kg (168 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 percent (non-condensing)

Objet Studio Software

Complex gears in seven colors on Objet Studio screen

Gear Bearing by Emmett

Objet Studio makes it simple to build high-quality, accurate 3D models. It automatically transforms STL 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 and colors, 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