Additive Manufacturing 3D printer makes 200 kg parts
Objet device targets industrial users; CEO sees Stratasys merger complete in Q4
Parts up to 200 kg can be produced on an industrial-sized 3D printer that Objet has introduced at EuroMold. In addition, CEO David Reis said that his company’s merger with 3D printer supplier Stratasys will be completed by yearend.
With a build area of 1000 mm × 800 mm × 500 mm, the Objet1000 is the company’s largest 3D printer ever and is designed to serve sectors such as automotive, industrial machinery and aerospace. It has six resin cartridges that hold a total of 108 kg of material and can be hot-swapped.
Objet’s merger with competitor Stratasys is expected to be concluded by yearend, Reis said. He added that fresh venture capital has boosted the 3D printer sector by 25 to 30 suppliers in the past 36 months.