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We are the 3D printing arm of a larger company called Express Group Ltd. Fixing printers since 1988, today we are a Specialist Parts Distributor and Experts in 3D Printing.
We take quality control very seriously, which is why we are audited for ISO9001:2015 certification, this helps ensure we provide great customer service.
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 email@example.com.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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.