Formlabs Automation Ecosystem

24/7 – 3D printing:
mass-production with no interaction required

Skyrocket your ability to produce high-quality, affordable parts with 24/7 back-to-back production. Automatically operate your fleet to eliminate idle printer time with easy-to-implement solutions that require no extra training. You will reach new levels of productivity with this fully automated 3D printer fleet that you can operate at any place and from anywhere. The Formlabs Automation Ecosystem minimizes costs per part with labor savings of up to 80%. 

Maximize the throughput of your 3D printer fleet

The Formlabs Automation Ecosystem is a new addition to the range of professional desktop 3D printer in an industrial environment. This Formlabs 3D printing  Automation Ecosystem will eliminate downtime and reduce costs per part. Lay3rs 3DPrinting Eindhoven (near Brainport Eindhoven, Brabant) is pleased to introduce you to Form Auto hardware attachment, the Fleet Control suite and High Volume Resin System: three new products that form together the Formlabs Automation Ecosystem.

 

Advantages of Formlabs Automation Ecosystem:

  • You will minimize costs per part with labor of up to 80%.
  • By printing, removing parts, and starting the next print autonomously, production doesn’t have to stop when you leave work.
  • With Form Auto, batch post-process a bin full of parts at once in minutes.
  • Form Auto is a hardware extension for the Form 3/B/+ printers that automatically remove finished parts from Build Platform 2 and starts the next printout without operator intervention.
  • Fleet Control is a suite of newly available, advanced features in PreForm and Dashboard that enable easier management of multiple 3D printers with centralized queue management and automatic printer assignment.

Form Auto: automation hardware for your form 3/3+ 3D printers

Form Auto is an automated hardware extension for Form 3/3+ 3D printers that automatically removes finished parts from the Build Platform 2 and starts the next print without the need for operator interaction, enabling 24/7 printing without downtime.

Form Auto can finish and accept new prints autonomously to work through a multi-print queue. Click ‘Print’ from anywhere, and have many parts waiting for you. 

Formlabs Automation Ecosystem 3D printer
Formlabs Automation Ecosystem 3D printing
Formlabs Automation Ecosystem Lay3rs 3D Printing Eindhoven

Fleet Control: advanced printer management software

Fleet Control activates new, advanced features within our PreForm and Dashboard software that leverage automation and workflow optimization for advanced fleet management.

Transform how you manage a fleet of Formlabs SLA 3D printers and a group of users with automatic print-to-printer assignment, streamlined queueing, and optimized management.

Formlabs Automation Ecosysteem Fleet Control
Formlabs Automation Ecosystem

High Volume Resin System: seamless resin supply

The High Volume Resin System pumps resin directly into the resin tank from an external 5L Resin Bag, increasing your printer’s resin supply by five times the standard cartridge volume and reducing packaging waste by 96%.

The High Volume Resin System is made up of a 5L Resin Bag and a Resin Pump.

The Formlabs Automation Ecosystem 3D printer is a big time saver and the only interaction the print operator has is removing the basket in the morning. 

Chris Pauwels

Print farm manager, Formlabs Manufacturing Service Bureau

Start scaling your production now: ask for a quotation!

Save money and time with this latest Formlabs 3D printer

Minimize cost per part with labor savings of up to 80%*. The Formlabs Automation Ecosystem lets you significantly reduce the amount of labor needed to create each part. By printing, removing parts, and starting the next print autonomously, production doesn’t have to stop when you leave work. With Form Auto, batch post-process a bin full of parts at once in minutes.

* Calculation based on dental arches printed in Draft Resin at 200µm.

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