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Stratasys Fortus 380mc Production 3D Printer

For rugged prototypes that function like your end product, manufacturing tools that deliver under pressure, and production parts built on-demand, Fortus 380mc 3D Printers set a high bar for speed, performance and accuracy.

The Stratasys Fortus 380mc Production 3D Printer is great for:

  • Building tough functional prototypes
  • Production tooling
  • End-use parts

Fortus 380mc 3D Production Systems represent the latest FDM® advancements, with superior ease of use and the ability to build complex parts faster than previous systems.

Using  FDM technology, which builds parts layer by layer from a CAD model using a variety of production-grade thermoplastics. With FDM technology, the traditional fabrication process is substantially simplified. Toolmaking becomes less expensive and time consuming. Intricate designs that are impossible to make with conventional tooling are now possible. As a result, manufacturers realize immediate improvements in productivity, efficiency and quality.

Fortus 380MC FDM Technology

FDM technology also lets you to choose from a wide range of production-grade thermoplastics, each with specific qualities to meet your manufacturing needs. Whether it’s the familiar family of ABS thermoplastics or advanced materials certified for aircraft components, biocompatibility or food contact, there’s an FDM material that will meet the challenge. Whether you’re developing prototypes or end-use parts, the resulting component is made from the same durable material as traditional injection moulded plastics.

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  • Materials
  • Tech Specs

    Standard thermoplastics

    • ABS-M30 in six colors for great tensile, impact and flexural strength
    • ABS-M30i for biocompatibility
    • ABS-ESD7 for static dissipation
    • ASA for UV stability and the best aesthetics

    Engineering thermoplastics

    • PC-ISO for biocompatibility and superior strength
    • PC for superior mechanical properties and heat resistance
    • FDM Nylon 12 for maximum toughness

    High-performance thermoplastics (not available for Fortus 380mc)

    • ULTEM 1010 for the highest heat resistance, chemical resistance and tensile strength of any FDM thermoplastic
    • ULTEM 9085 for best mix of mechanical, chemical and thermal properties

    Sacrificial tooling material (not available for Fortus 380mc)

    • ST-130 for sacrificial mandrels that withstand the heat and pressure of composite lay-up and dissolve easily from hollow part interiors.

    Build envelope options:
    Fortus 380mc: 355 x 305 x 305 mm (14 x 12 x 12 in.)

    Material delivery options:
    Fortus 380mc: One bay each for material and support canisters

    For maximum material capacity on the Fortus 450mc, Xtend 500 Fortus Plus material boxes are available for ABS-M30 (ivory and black), PC (polycarbonate) and their support materials. Each box contains 500 cubic inches (8194 cubic centimeters) of thermoplastic, so the 450mc can run nonstop for over two weeks without changing material.

    Layer thicknesses:
    0.330 mm (0.013 in.)
    0.254 mm (0.010 in.)
    0.178 mm (0.007 in.)
    0.127 mm (0.005 in.)

    Support structure:
    Soluble for most materials; break-away for PC-ISO and ULTEM; soluble or break-away for PC

    System size/weight:
    129.5 x 90.2 x 198.4 cm (51 x 35.5 x 78.1 in.)/with crate: 680 kg (1,500 lbs.), without crate: 601 kg (1,325 lbs.)

    Achievable accuracy:
    Parts are produced within an accuracy of ± .127 mm (± .005 in.) or ± .0015 mm/mm (± .0015 in/in), whichever is greater. (Accuracy is geometry dependent. Achievable accuracy specification derived from statistical data at 95% dimensional yield.)

    Workstation Compatibility:
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 (Pro, Enterprise), Microsoft Windows 7 (Pro, Enterprise, Ultimate), Microsoft Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate), Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2003

    Network communication:
    10/100 base T connection; Ethernet protocol

    Power requirements:
    Fortus 380mc: 208VAC 3 phase, 50/60 Hz consumes 18 Amps

    Regulatory compliance:
    CE, TUV listed

    Special facility requirements:
    None