KraussMaffei, a leading international company known for its expertise in extrusion, injection molding, and reaction process machinery, has unveiled its game-changing innovation – the powerPrint large-scale printer. This cutting-edge device opens up exciting new possibilities for additive manufacturing, paving the way for a diverse range of applications.
Since its introduction at K2022, the powerPrint has undergone successful testing with various fibre-reinforced and compounded materials,
impressing its capacity to produce custom parts with industry-leading quality standards.
The Advantages of KraussMaffei’s PowerPrint
The powerPrint’s exceptional capabilities are built upon the use of cost-effective thermoplastics in granulate form, coupled with extruder-based pressure build-up (nozzle area 2 to 20 mm).
This combination allows for efficient 3D object production, offering a high output rate of up to 30 kg/h while ensuring consistently high product quality.
Printing on a Grand Scale
One of the standout features of the powerPrint is its ability to produce components with dimensions of up to 2 m x 2.5 m x 2 m without any manual intervention.
Working at a temperature of up to 350 °C, the large-scale printer showcases its versatility in creating sizable objects with precision.
To access the finished parts, users can easily retrieve them from the front through a door or by using a crane via a folding roof in the heat-resistant enclosure.
Wide Applications and Industries
The powerPrint’s potential spans a multitude of industries that demand large-format objects with unwavering product quality.
For instance, tool and mold makers, packaging and logistics companies,
and the automotive industry can all benefit significantly from this technology. Its versatility allows for various applications, making it a versatile asset for different sectors
Print-on-Demand Service: Exploring the Possibilities
KraussMaffei offers an exciting alternative for companies looking to explore powerPrint’s capabilities without committing to a purchase. The print-on-demand service enables businesses to have applications designed according to their specific needs and technical requirements.
KraussMaffei expertly handles the printing process and post-processing,
showcasing the full potential of the powerPrint through the successful production of various components,
including a molding tool for vacuum infusion, a sand casting mold, and a charging column, among others.
With the powerPrint large-scale printer, KraussMaffei has ushered in a new era of additive manufacturing. Its outstanding output rate, superior product quality, and large-format capabilities make it a promising tool for various industries.
Whether used for producing complex molds or innovative automotive components,
the powerPrint is ready to revolutionize the way businesses approach additive manufacturing, empowering them to create custom parts with utmost precision and efficiency.