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Formlabs is a brand synonymous with quality. Their 3D printers print perfectly formed, high resolution models using stereolithography. Both the Form 2 and Form 3 models are a superb choice ideally suited to education, engineering and office environments. If you need any help making your choice, call us on 01765 540 115 or email us at web@goprint3d.co.uk.

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Form 3 Basic Package

Flawless Prints, Every Time

Availability: In stock

2900 £2,900.00
  • £3480.00 INC. VAT
  • £2900.00 EX. VAT


  • New Technology: Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) for incredible surface quality and detail
  • Range of Materials: 10 different materials at launch, supporting a wide range of applications.
  • Compatible with Form 2: Cartridges and Build Platforms are the same
  • Ease of Maintenance: Optical components of the printer can be replaced in-field.
  • Tear Away Supports: Light touch supports for even smoother prints
  • Adaptive Layer Height: For combination of speed and detail
  • Audible Alerts: Be notified of errors and changes of print status by sound as well as on the dashboard.
  • Remote Printing: Set prints off from home or on the go
  • Automated Post Processing: Thanks to the Form Wash & Form Cure (sold separately)

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XYZ Resolution
X,Y: 25 microns / Z: 25 - 300 microns
Layer Height
25 - 300 microns
Build Dimensions
145 x 145 x 185 mm
WiFi, USB Cable, Ethernet Cable
Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) ™
System Requirements
Windows 7 and up / Mac OSX 10.6.8 and up
405 x 375 x 530 mm
Weight (KG)
Power Requirements
100-240V AC / 2.5A / 50/60Hz / 220W
Laser Specifications
85 microns


For the manufacturer of the #1 Most Used Desktop Printer 2018, there's a new printer around – the Formlabs Form 3.


The printer for sale here is the basic package, containing only the 3D printer, build platform, resin tank and finishing kit. For more information and to see the full range of services available with the Form 3, please see our Form 3 Complete Package page.


For those of you already familiar with the Form 2, you’ll be pleased to know that your cartridges, build plates, finishing kits, Form Wash and Form Cure are all compatible with the Form 3. The only things that are not cross compatible are the tanks due to the different peel mechanisms.


Find out more about Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) ™


If you have any questions about the Form 3, or you would like to discuss anything further, please get in contact with our team on 01765 694007, or email team@goprint3d.co.uk 

What's in the box?

Form 3 3D Printer
Build Platform
Form 3 Resin Tank
Finishing Kit

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the common questions we get for Form 3 Basic Package, if you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to email web@goprint3d.co.uk or phone 01765 540 115.

Can I use Form 2 consumables with the Form 3?

Cartridges, build platforms, finishing kits, Form Wash and Form Cure are compatible between the Form 2 and Form 3.

Tanks are not compatible between the Form 2 and Form 3.

Can I use the Form 3 for biocompatible printing?

Biocompatibility is certified for an entire workflow. This is in process for the Form 3 but has not yet been finalised, so at the moment the Form 3 is not recommended if biocompatibility is required.

How is the Form 3 different to the Form 2?

They use different technologies. The Form 2 is a stereolithography (SLA) printer, the Form 3 is a Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) printer. For a deeper comparison please see our downloads section.



Formlabs was founded out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011 to bring high-resolution, low-cost 3D printing to the world. The first Formlabs 3D printer, the Form 1, was announced in October 2012 through a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign raised a record $2.95 million in funding and the first Form 1 3D printers started shipping in 2013.

The Form 3 is the latest-generation 3D printers from Formlabs, following on from the incredible success of the Form 2. The Form 3 was released in 2019. It uses a high precision optical system to direct a laser across a tank of liquid resin. The laser causes a very thin layer of resin to solidify. This process is then repeated until the object is printed. The results are amazing – models printed with a Formlabs 3D printer are super-detailed and parts are end-use worthy.