ProX™ 500

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The ProX™ 500 Selective Laser Sintering (SLS®) production 3D printer delivers superior parts with greater precision, durability and quality in a compact production-grade system that is easy to own and economical to use. Designed for the manufacturing floor, the ProX 500 produces ready-to-use functional parts and complete assemblies for a variety of aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical devices, fashion accessories, and mobile device use cases.

The compact ProX printer was developed in tandem with the revolutionary DuraForm® ProX material to produce smoother wall surfaces and injection molding-like part quality, with resolution and edge definition that surpasses existing alternatives. With over 80% material reusability, the integration of both new printer and material yields the most economical material utilization available.

The ProX 500 is equipped with 3D Systems’ latest print drivers, automated part nesting on the fly and optional, automated material handling module that streamlines production and recycling of materials for an optimal product every time.

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Manufacture strong end-use parts and functional prototypes faster – The ProX 500 combines exceptional 3D mechanical properties with additive manufacturing speeds.

Be confident in your process and results – Manufactured parts from the ProX 500 show outstanding resolution, surface finish and edge definition.

Streamline your workflow – Automated production tools, powder handling and recycling functions, and mobile production controls allow you to get the most from every second.

Maximise your investment – With remarkably high throughput, material efficiency and process consistency, the ProX 500 lowers your total cost of ownership.

Take advantage of complete design freedom – The ProX 500 makes it easy to directly produce low runs of complex products or one-off customised products.

Model: ProX 500

Manufacturer: 3D Systems

Net Build Volume

Full: 1500 x 750 x 550 mm (59 x 30 x 22 in); 935 I (247 U.S. gal)

Half: n/a

Short: n/a

Dimensions

3D Printer Crated: 242 x 173 x 254 cm (95 x 68 x 100 in)

3D Printer Uncrated: 220 x 160 x 226 cm (87 x 63 x 89 in)

Weight

3D Printer Crated: 1724 kg (3800 lbs)

3D Printer Uncrated: 1951 kg (4300 lbs) not including MDM

Features

Max Part Weight: 150 kg (330 lbs)

Resolution: 0.00127 mm (0.0005 in) laser spot location resolution

Accuracy: 0.025-0.05 mm (0.001-0.002 in) per inch of part dimension

Accuracy may vary depending on build parameters, part geometry and size, part orientation and post-processing methods

Materials: Builds with broadest range of 3D printing materials with exceptional mechanical properties.

Material Packaging: Material in clean, no-drip 10 kg cartridges. System auto fills print tray between builds.

Electrical Requirements: 200 – 240 VAC 50/60 Hz, single-phase, 50 amps

Network Compatibility: Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 using TCP/IP and NFS

3D Manage Hardware Recommendation: I5, 2.3 GHz with 8 GB RAM (Open GL support 1GB video RAM)

Software Operating System: Windows® 7 and newer

Input Data File Formats Supported: .STL and .SLC

Operating Temperature Range: 68-79 °F (20-26 °C)

Noise: Not to exceed 70 dBA

Print3DPro and 3DManage™ Software

  • Easy build job set-up, submission and job queue management
  • Automatic part placement and build optimization tools
  • Part stacking and nesting capability
  • Extensive part editing tools
  • Automatic support generation
  • Job statistics reporting

Accessories

  • Interchangeable quick change Material Deliverable Modules (MDMs) with integrated elevator and removable applicator
  • Manual offload cart
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