HP now selling Jet Fusion 3D printer – World’s first production ready 3D printing system
HP Inc. unveiled the world’s first production-ready commercial 3D printing system ‘Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution at RAPID, the largest 3D additive manufacturing conference. With this announcement, disruptive manufacturing solutions have entered the market. HP claims the printer will not only revolutionizes design, prototyping and manufacturing, but deliver high-quality physical parts quicker than ever, up to 10 times faster. So far, 3D printing systems were expensive deal, but HP is offering 3D print at half the cost of existing systems.
Jet Fusion can print functional parts at the individual voxel level and allow customers to transform part properties and deliver mass customization.
The printer is basically designed for model shops and 3D print service bureaus.
It offers simplified workflow and reduced cost for radical prototyping. Further, open materials and software innovation platform help lower barriers enabling new applications across industries.
“Our 3D printing platform is unique in its ability to address over 340 million voxels per second, versus one point at a time, giving our prototyping and manufacturing partners radically faster build speeds, functional parts and breakthrough economics. The new HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution delivers a combination of speed, quality, and cost never seen in the industry. Businesses and manufacturers can completely rethink how they design and deliver solutions to their customers,” said Stephen Nigro, President of HP’s 3D printing business.
HP has collaborated with brand names in manufacturing industry, such as Nike, BMW, Autodesk, Jabil, Johnson & Johnson, Materialise, Proto Labs, Shapeways and Siemens.
For now, the 3D Print Solution is offering its services in two models, HP Jet Fusion 3D 3200 and 3D 4200 printer. With each package include a synchronized set of tools includes intuitive software, an innovative HP Jet Fusion 3D Processing Station with fast cooling, and quality materials.
Delivering on its open-platform vision announced in 2014, HP and certified partners will collaborate to enable materials innovation and new applications for its HP Multi Jet Fusion Solution, leading to reduced 3D printing costs and faster industry adoption of 3D printing. HP is creating a 3D material app store and is already collaborating with certified partners.
HP has also collaborated with software partners to make the design-to-print process easier and more intuitive.
As per HP, with expansion company’s palette of materials and colors, customers will benefit from the ability to transform part properties at voxel level, giving control and allowing limitless combinations of applications, colors, and materials with unique and as-yet un-imagined properties including the ability to print with embedded intelligence, like sensors in parts. Further, it prints parts with embedded information, like invisible traces or codes, will deliver a future of increased security and tracking for reinventing supply chains.
HP expects that in future 50 percent of the custom plastic parts for the HP Jet Fusion 3D Printers are expected to be printed and produced with HP Multi Jet Fusion technology versus traditional manufacturing methods.