Form3

Flawless Prints, Every Time

Scale prototyping and production as your business grows with the Form 3, an affordable, industrial-quality 3D printer that consistently delivers.

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The Next Generation of Industrial 3D Printing

With advanced Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ technology, Formlabs has completely re-engineered resin-based 3D printing to drastically reduce the forces of the print process.

Pinpoint Precision

The custom-designed Light Processing Unit (LPU)inside the printer uses a compact system of lenses and mirrors to deliver accurate, repeatable prints

 

Crisp, clean features: 

The high-power-density laser is passed through a spatial filter to guarantee a clean laser spot.

Consistent printing: 

A parabolic mirror ensures that the laser prints perpendicular to the build plane, ensuring uniform print quality across the entire build platform.

Faster than ever: 

A high frequency galvanometer offers precise control and high speed.

Nonstop Printing

The Form 3 constantly monitors print performance so you can focus on bringing your most creative ideas to life. Integrated sensors help maintain ideal print conditions and send you alerts about the state of your machine.

 

Tech Specs

TechnologyLow Force Stereolithography (LFS)™
XY Resolution25 microns
Laser Spot Size85 microns
Laser PowerOne 250 mW laser
Build Volume (W x D x H)14.5 × 14.5 × 18.5 cm
5.7 × 5.7 × 7.3 in
Layer Thickness25 – 300 microns
.001 – .012 in
Resin Fill SystemAutomated
Build Volume (W x D x H)14.5 × 14.5 × 18.5 cm
5.7 × 5.7 × 7.3 in
Layer Thickness (Axis Resolution)
25 – 300 microns
.001 – .012 in
XY Resolution25 microns
0.001 in
Laser Spot Size85 microns
0.0033 in
Resin Cartridges1
SupportsAuto-Generated
Light-Touch Removal
Minimum Access Dimensions (W × D × H)40.5 × 53 × 78 cm
15.9 × 20.9 × 30.7 in
Printer Dimensions (W × D × H)40.5 × 37.5 × 53 cm
15.9 × 14.8 × 20.9 in
Weight17.5 kg
38.5 lbs
Operating TemperatureAuto-heats to 35 °C
Auto-heats to 95 °F
Temperature ControlAir-heated print chamber
Power Requirements100–240 VAC
2.5 A
50/60 Hz
220 W
Laser Specifications1 Light Processing Unit
EN 60825-1:2007 certified
Class 1 Laser Product
405 nm wavelength
250 mW power
85 micron (0.0033 in) laser spot
ConnectivityWi-Fi (2.4, 5 GHz)
Ethernet (1000 Mbit)
USB 2.0
Printer Control5.5" interactive touchscreen
1280 × 720 resolution
AlertsTouchscreen alerts
SMS/email via Dashboard
Two LED status indicators
Speaker for audio alerts
System RequirementsWindows 7 (64-bit) and up
Mac OS X 10.10 and up
OpenGL 2.1
4 GB RAM