Additive manufacturing OEM Stratasys has today launched a new lower-cost, full-colour, multi-material PolyJet machine, the latest in its family of J8-series 3D printers.
Coinciding with the annual 3DEXPERIENCE World Conference, the new J826 aims to bring full PANTONE colour 3D printing capabilities to a broader range of product designers and modelling shops with mid-volume requirements, for the creation of realistic prototypes that match the look and feel of end-use products.
“When we talk about designers, we’re not just talking about product designers that are concerned about colour or texture, we’re speaking to all those who design,” Gina Scala, Director of Marketing, Global Education, told TCT. “The design engineers are also interested in this because of the surface finish and the quality that they could get to maybe test an injection mould or maybe do some finite element analysis and put those colour maps around the parts that they’re testing […]
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