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Chromatic unveils new line of RX-Flow large-format 3D printers

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Chromatic 3D Materials is launching RX-Flow™, a new line of 3D printers for reactive extrusion additive manufacturing with thermoset polyurethanes. Designed for development work and low-volume industrial production, RX-Flow™ printers are a low-cost option for manufacturers interested in testing and implementing industrial 3D printing with more durable, flexible materials than are available with FDM, SLA, and other 3D printing technologies.

Chromatic’s RX-Flow™ printers retail at roughly 25% of the price of typical industrial 3D printers. They are based on the company’s proprietary RX-AM™ materials and technology platform specifically designed for 3D printing thermoset elastomers such as 2k polyurethanes. The printers include control systems and instrumentation designed for printing with Chromatic materials and software.

Chromatic is offering monthly technical service subscriptions for purchase with each printer. Materials available for purchase include printable polyurethanes with Shore A hardness ranging from 50 to 90. Chromatic also provides custom materials with a variety of colors, hardness and special properties (e.g. antibacterial, static discharge, biocides, etcetera).

“There are many manufacturers who want to test drive 3D printing with thermoset engineering materials but find industrial 3D printers cost prohibitive. Our new line of R&D printers gives them a budget-friendly way to demonstrate proof of concept and take their first steps toward industrial-scale 3D printing with new technologies like reactive extrusion additive manufacturing,” said CEO Dr. Cora Leibig.

Chromatic offers R&D printers in two sizes:

  • RX-Flow™ 3500: 18.9″ x 29.3″ x 7.63″ (479mm x 743mm x 194mm)
  • RX-Flow™ 7000: 26.75″ x 41.1″ x 7.63″ (680mm x 1040mm x 194mm)

The printers can produce up to 800 g/hr. Features include a T-track aluminum table and lead screw drive system. The printers carry a CE mark. Bespoke printers for larger volume industrial production are available on request.

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Tess Boissonneault

Tess Boissonneault is a Montreal-based content writer and editor with five years of experience covering the additive manufacturing world. She has a particular interest in amplifying the voices of women working within the industry and is an avid follower of the ever-evolving AM sector. Tess holds a master's degree in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

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