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Modix launches three new big-scale FDM printers – technological requirements and pricing


Substantial scale FDM company Modix has just introduced a few new 3D printers intended to address the demands of its automotive, aerospace, and prosthetics clients.

The smallest of the bunch, the Large-40, characteristics a not-so-smaller print quantity of 400 x 400 x 800mm. It’s disproportionately tall body is specially built for slender objects like full-scale prosthetic limbs. The next largest is the Significant-Meter, with a print volume 1000 x 1000 x 1000mm whilst the major is named the Large-180X, sporting a colossal 1800 x 1000 x 600mm. The added wide entire body on the 180X has been intended with large-scale single-piece automotive elements in mind.

John Van EL, CCO at Modix, states: “Modix is extending its giving and offering much better alternatives for several new vertical niches. This hard work will assistance our reselling companions to get a lot more discounts than prior to. Modix’s reseller community is consistently growing.”

The new Modix BIG-180X. Photo via Modix.
The new Modix Massive-180X. Picture by way of Modix.

The Huge 6

The addition of the new printer versions has doubled Modix’s solution portfolio from three to 6. The unique trio contains the Massive-120Z (600 x 600 x 1200mm), a tall-format prosthetics printer, the Significant-60 V3 (600 x 600 x 660mm), a general goal mid-assortment printer, and the Huge-120X (1200 x 600 x 660mm), the predecessor to the freshly developed 180X. Each and every of these printers is delivered as a self assembly kit so there’s a bit of elbow grease essential through set up and they all have optional add-on attributes these types of as secondary printheads and enclosed create chambers.

The new Modix BIG-Meter. Photo via Modix.
The new Modix Major-Meter. Photo via Modix.

Substantial, Greater, Greatest

Many of the functions in the new printers are equivalent or, at the the very least, pretty comparable amongst products. They all element a 32-little bit controller, Wi-Fi and net abilities, a 7” touchscreen, an enclosed aluminum composite build chamber, and twin printheads. The printheads them selves feature E3D Aero extruders and superior movement E3D Volcano hotends as typical. They also have a variety of quality-of-everyday living options such as electricity-off resuming, a filament runout sensor, 100-position automatic mattress leveling, and stall detection.

Significantly like the more mature machines, the new versions come packaged as self-assembly kits with all the things you require ideal in the box. This includes all of the extrusion factors, linear movement rails, wiring, belts, and ability offer. Customers also have the selection to toss in a few include-ons these types of as an air filter machine, a V6 thorough hotend, and a Tremendous-Volcano hotend (for that tremendous stream fee).

The new Modix BIG-40. Photo via Modix.
The new Modix Huge-40. Image via Modix.

Technical technical specs and pricing

Underneath are the specialized requirements for just about every of the new Modix 3D printers. The Significant-40 is priced at $4,500, the Massive-Meter is priced at $10,500, and the Massive-180X is priced at $12,000. They can all be ordered on the Modix keep site.

Significant-40 Huge-Meter Massive-180X
Print Quantity 400 x 400 x 800mm  1000 x 1000 x 1000mm 1800 x 1000 x 600mm
Equipment Size 870 x 720 x 1520mm   1300 x 1470 x 1830mm   1300 x 1470 x 1830mm
Bodyweight 100kg 200kg 200kg
2nd Printhead    Optional Bundled Incorporated
Z-axis Guides Hiwin rails Hiwin rails Hiwin rails
Connectivity Wi-Fi, USB, SD Wi-Fi, USB, SD Wi-Fi, USB, SD
Bed Leveling Computerized Automatic Automatic


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Highlighted graphic shows the new Modix Significant-40. Picture through Modix.