Voxeljet has focused on its 3D printers as industrial machines since its inception, well over 20 years ago. Headquartered in Friedberg, Germany, the company focuses on advanced 3D solutions that are possible for a wide range of applications. In its portfolio of 3D printers, in addition to the VX200 and the VX200 HSS, there is also the VX1000 HSS, VX1300 X and finally the VX1000. With this 3D printer, which is based on binder jetting technology, voxeljet aims to bring about greater flexibility in production. The manufacturer cites important factors here as advantages for the user in terms of time-to-market, giving shorter shortened development and production times, increased geometric freedom, and removal of limitations of the manufacturing technology. Scaling of components is also possible.
Features of the VX1000 from voxeljet
This large-format 3D printer, which has a build volume of 1000 x 600 x 500 mm and, according to the manufacturer, is particularly suitable for the areas of prototyping, the production of small and medium series. This means that users are able to produce parts with a maximum length of 1,000 mm with the VX1000 3D printer, which can achieve resolutions of up to 600 dpi. Depending on the chosen equipment of the 3D printer, it can be used with furan or phenolic resin binders and is therefore compatible with various quartz sands, as well as ceramic special sands and even ceramics. Furthermore, it is described by voxeljet as a ‘space saver’ – the building volume can be utilized for optimum cost.
In addition, the VX1000 also stands out for its high printing speed, which it achieves by using the industrial print heads, as well as its environmental friendliness. Here, the compatibility with inorganic binders offers you a sustainable process. With a total weight of 3,000 kg and a hardware size of 2,300 x 2,420 x 2,600 mm, the layer thickness of the VX1000 from voxeljet is 150/300 µm.