F120™ 3D printer makes technology easier to own than ever before, delivering reliable, accurate, complex and functional parts - up to 3X faster than competitive solutions
CHICAGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 1, 2019 — Setting the stage for a transformation in 3D printing, the new Stratasys F120™ 3D Printer is powering the next-generation of designers, engineers, and educators with easy-to-own, industrial-grade additive manufacturing technology. As the newest member of the F123™ Series of FDM® printers from Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), the F120 brings industrial 3D printing to the masses – backed by simple controls, remote self-monitoring, exclusive 3D printing hardware, and extremely high levels of reliability and repeatability.
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The Stratasys F120™ 3D Printer makes it simple for even the novice to get started with 3D printing (Photo: Business Wire)
The F120 makes it simple even for the novice to get started with 3D printing in the design studio, office or education environments. While it’s noted that many desktop 3D printers struggle to produce reliable and accurate parts without technical know-how, the F120 printer is designed to create high-quality FDM models time-after-time. Streamlined plug-and-print functionality removes complexity from typical workflow processes with a user-friendly touchscreen interface and GrabCAD Print™ workflow.
Allowing for multiple uses in a single system, the F120 can support everything from rapid prototyping and tooling to full manufacturing. With an ability to print up to 3X faster than competitive solutions and tested 24/7 performance, large filament boxes allow for up to 250 hours of uninterrupted printing. Virtually any customer can benefit immediately from the 3D printer’s ease-of-use, high-level accuracy, and hands-free soluble support.
“For more than three decades, Stratasys has set the standard for performance, reliability and accuracy in industrial-level 3D printing technology. Some of the largest names in automotive, aerospace, and healthcare count on us to deliver repeatable and accurate 3D prints for both prototypes and end-use parts,” said Omer Krieger, EVP Products, Stratasys. “The F120 3D printer introduces this cutting-edge technology to even the most basic users, transcending many entry-level machines. Never before has it been this easy to put 3D printing to work for everyone – from students preparing for industry to the smallest design studio, through full-scale prototyping departments putting tools at designers’ fingertips.”
The F120 is backed by 1200 hours of testing of the most important print performance attributes – including part robustness, accuracy, and how well the printed part matches the CAD file. Incorporating the benefits of larger systems, the F120 printer can 3D print complex, innovative designs with confidence.
Continued Krieger, “While many analysts report the entry-level 3D printing segment has grown significantly, we note organizations struggle with building production-level models on the first or second try – at the reliability and repeatability of high-end systems. This puts smaller designers and academic institutions at a significant disadvantage. The Stratasys F120 printer meets the needs of customers, providing engineering and design groups with highly productive part printing – whether they’re across the hall or around the globe.”
The Stratasys F120 joins the full F123 Series of 3D printers, including the F170™, F270™ and F370™ - combining dependable FDM® technology with design-to-print GrabCAD Print software. The solution is available to order as of today, with delivery starting in July, and is priced at $11,999 in the US.
Stratasys is unveiling the F120 3D Printer at this week’s Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) Conference 2019 in Chicago, IL. Visit Stratasys at Booth No. D17 in Salon D of the Hilton Chicago. Learn more about the power of Stratasys and the F120 printer at https://www.stratasys.com/3d-printers/f120
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The statements in this press release relating to Stratasys’ beliefs regarding the benefits consumers will experience from the Stratasys F120 Series and Stratasys’ expectation on the timing of delivery of the F120 are forward-looking statements reflecting management's current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys' business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that consumers will not perceive the benefits of the F120 to be the same as Stratasys does; the risk that unforeseen technical or other difficulties will delay the delivery of the F120; and other risk factors set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” in Stratasys' most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 7, 2019. Stratasys is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by the rules and regulations of the SEC.
Stratasys is a global leader in additive manufacturing or 3D printing technology and is the manufacturer of FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printers. The company’s technologies are used to create prototypes, manufacturing tools, and production parts for industries, including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer products and education. For 30 years, Stratasys products have helped manufacturers reduce product-development time, cost, and time-to-market, as well as reduce or eliminate tooling costs and improve product quality. The Stratasys 3D printing ecosystem of solutions and expertise includes: 3D printers, materials, software, expert services, and on-demand parts production. Online at: www.stratasys.com, http://blog.stratasys.com and LinkedIn.
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