Stratasys introduces first color multi-material 3D printer


3D printing is advancing by leaps and bounds, and as a leader in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys Ltd. just announced its latest innovation: a color 3D printer that combines colors with a variety of materials. In what Stratasys calls a "potential game-changer" for product design, engineers and manufacturers, the Objet500 Connex3 features a unique triple-jetting technology that combines droplets of three base materials to product parts with virtually unlimited combinations of rigid, flexible, and transparent color materials as well as color digital materials - all in a single print run.

This ability to achieve the characteristics of an assembled part without assembly or painting is a significant time saver. It also helps product manufacturers validate designs and make good decisions earlier before committing to manufacturing, and bring products to market faster.
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