3DC Dyeformer can dye parts in multiple colors

Dec. 18, 2023
3DChimera's newest version can dye parts red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, teal or magenta.

3DC Dyeformer This tank, which 3DChimera Originally built for in-house use as part of its 3D printing and scanning services, is useful for dyeing batches of parts that are 3D printed using white or gray material. It’s compatible with selective-laser-sintering, Selective Absorption Fusion, Digital Light, stereolithography, masked stereolithography and Multi Jet Fusion processes.

What’s new? The ability to dye with eight new colors — red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, teal and magenta — in addition to the black that’s been offered since 3DChimera first released the 3DC Dyeformer. 3DChimera sells the dyes in packs of one, four or 12 units; each unit can dye between 11 and 22 pounds of parts, depending on the surface area of the parts. In addition to the new colors, 3DChimera has introduced a bigger basket to hold more or larger parts for the dyeing process.

Benefits Efficient, consistent, repeatable and cost-effective dyeing of parts, and ease of use. 3DChimera sells the Dyeformer for $4,999 — considerably less than similar machines from other manufacturers that carry price tags of $15,000 to $60,000.

3DChimera, Miami, 786-701-0700, www.3dchimera.com  

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