In an effort to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of 3D-printing applications Axtra3D TruLayer Technology is a revolutionary feature.
A couple of years back, the company released its Hybrid PhotoSynthesis system that combines the stereolithography laser with the digital image generator. The two light sources are working together in sync, resulting in unsurpassed surface quality, accuracy, and a resolution of 50 microns across the entire build platform.
Its patented TruLayer Technology underpins that unique process to eradicate superfluous inter-layer delays by incorporating a trio of sensors onto the glass plate beneath the printer’s membrane. The printing speed of the printer is doubled compared with rivals and the Hybrid PhotoSynthesis technology is still maintained.
This innovative technology allows the detachment of active print layers from the vat membrane. It removes restrictions on the size of printed cross sections. The printer is also able to print highly viscous materials.
“We’re able to eliminate the standard wait times and only wait as long as we need to wait because we actually have live feedback from those sensors,” said Axtra3D CRO Paul Spoliansky. “When we turn that technology on, we started seeing that we’re about double the speed of competing technologies on the market.”
Axtra3D’s Lumia X1 is the first 3D printer to offer Hybrid PhotoSynthesis and TruLayer Technology, with the two technologies working together to offer unmatched accuracy, speed, surface quality and printability. Lumia X1 is designed to meet industrial standards and has a 10-year working life. It also offers a high level of safety thanks to its ventilation system, magnetic interlock, UV-shielded viewing window, emergency stop button, and other features.
Intelli Cartridge is another benefit of the Lumia X1 Machine. Intelli cartridge actively manages the amount of resin used by the printer. It does this by dispensing materials into the vat, and then collecting any extra material. The amount of resin available for printing is increased to eight litres. This eliminates the need to manually top up resin, and helps to reduce waste. Intelli-cartridges have a feature to automatically mix the resin. This ensures that the same amount of material is used in each layer. They also use infrared heating elements to control the temperature. The Intelli-cartridge is a very useful tool for large printing jobs or production runs.
Hybrid PhotoSynthesis and TruLayer Technology combined with the Intelli-cartridge offers an entirely new level of possibilities for 3D industrial printing. This solution is ideal for short- to medium-run production and promises speed, surface accuracy, and precision.