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3d printing
The direct route to prototype, master model and production part

Prototype, master model, series production part in 3D printing – the 1zu1 customer promise. As a service provider, we use a wide variety of methods to achieve the ideal result for your idea. If we talk about the most common processes, then at the moment these are selective laser sintering and stereolithography with its diverse material options.

This is the layer-by-layer material structure used to create the components. The basis for this is the provision of geometries based on 3D CAD or STL data. The complex procedures have advantages and disadvantages. Depending on the chosen method and material, the resulting models will be suitable for different applications. For the duplication of master models, subsequent casting processes are often used for plastic parts.

With additive manufacturing, we at 1zu1 can offer tool-less manufacturing, starting with the production of one unit up to the manufacture of several tens of thousands of units, i.e. series production. Additive manufacturing thus “flexes its muscles” where traditional manufacturing reaches its limits. It allows a function-oriented design process and enables the delivery of precise serial parts in 3-5 working days.

Processes, materials and their advantages

Materials Advantages
PA12 (PA2200, polyamide)  
  • Perfect material for additive manufacturing
  • Mechanical properties  can be modeled & wide temperature application range
  • Excellent surface due to chemical smoothing
  • Can be dyed with more than 150 colors without material application 
 
PA12GB (PA3200GF, glass reinforced polyamide)  
  • Components exhibit extra stability and/or stiffness as the material is reinforced with glass beads
 
PP (PP01, polypropylene)   
  • First functional prototypes made of PP without color/surface requirements
  • suitable for contact with food
 
Materials Advantages
PA11 (PA1101 - polyamide)  
  • best detail resolution
  • smooth surfaces
  • excellent edge sharpness
  • excellent mechanical properties
 
Material Advantage
Rubber  
  • Diversity through Shore A hardness 50, 60, 70, 80 
  • colorable
  • good detailed graphics
 

 

Materials Advantages
Accura® Xtreme  
  • Plastic parts with excellent detail reproduction
  • countless surface options
 
Accura® 25  
  • Plastic parts with higher elasticity requirements (modulus of elasticity of approx. 1600 MPa)
  • highest precision
 
DSM Somos® WaterClear Ultra  
  • Highly transparent or translucent plastic parts
  • UV-resistant
 
DSM Somos® ProtoTherm  
  • Plastic parts with an application range of up to 125° Celsius
 
DSM Somos® Taurus  
  • Plastic parts with an application range of up to 85° Celsius.
  • Suitable for prototypes
  • Series applications with long-term stability
 

Extensive advice
for optimal solutions

Experience shows: Projects in which 1zu1 comes on board as a sparring partner at an early stage can lead to novel solutions, lower lifetime costs and a shortened time-to-market. Because we advise comprehensively, independently of technology and with the goal of finding the optimal solution for your challenge.


Your advantages

  • Functional and complex models or assemblies possible
  • Competent advice to find the right solution for you
  • Time and cost savings through shortened time-to-market
  • High flexibility in the production process
  • More parts in less time with the 1zu1 3D printing service 
  • Top quality thanks to 1zu1's know-how

Attendance certificate

1zu1 Prototypen GmbH & Co KG is an official customer of EOS Responsible Products and actively contributes to climate protection by purchasing the CO2e-reduced product PA 2200 CarbonReduced and the climate-neutral product PA 1101 ClimateNeutral.

Advice tailored to your needs

At 1zu1, we help you find the perfect solution by combining the best technology with a wide range of materials. And this is implemented in the shortest possible time and with the highest technical precision.

Challenge us. What can I do for your project?

Sebastian Mathies

1zu1sales
business developer
T +43 5572 33 333-834
sebastian.mathies@1zu1.eu

»1zu1prototyping, that's like fast food on the level of top gastronomy. And if necessary, with a lot of portions.«

Sebastian Mathies knows that the eye also eats. That's why he chooses the right ingredients, the right technology and the necessary finishing steps. The result: prototypes to your taste.

Stefan Rädler

1zu1sales
area manager Germany
T +43 5572 33 333-842
stefan.raedler@1zu1.eu

» For perfectly implemented ideas, I propose new technological paths with my customers.«

In motocross and enduro, Stefan Rädler is on difficult paths.

Klaus Pichler

1zu1sales
area manager Austria
T +43 5572 33 333-838
klaus.pichler@1zu1.eu

»As a cyclist, I know that excellent technology is the key to speed – and therefore to success..«

Klaus Pichler spends his free time in the saddle – he and his road bike conquer Austria’s mountains with endurance and the right pedal stroke.

Sebastian Mathies

1zu1sales
business developer
T +43 5572 33 333-834
sebastian.mathies@1zu1.eu

»1zu1prototyping, that's like fast food on the level of top gastronomy. And if necessary, with a lot of portions.«

Sebastian Mathies knows that the eye also eats. That's why he chooses the right ingredients, the right technology and the necessary finishing steps. The result: prototypes to your taste.


Systems


At 1zu1

we currently have around 20 SLS and SLA/STL-machines for plastics with different materials at your disposal. We are constantly investing in new machine technologies. On all machines we realize build layers from 40 - 100 µm and wall thicknesses from 0.22 up to 0.65 mm. Previously visible layers disappear more and more, clean and smooth sidewalls are created, fine or large parts can be produced even more accurately. We start daily with all materials. Our standard lead times are 3 days. Larger dimensions or quantities on request.

 


Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

SLS systems Type designation Construction layer thickness System construction space Wall thickness Materials
EOS FORMIGA P100 100 µm 200 x 250 x 330 mm 0.45 mm SLS rubber
EOS FORMIGA P110 100 µm 200 x 250 x 330 mm 0.45 mm PA12, PA12 GB, PP01
EOS FORMIGA P110 Velocis 100 µm 200 x 250 x 330 mm 0.45 mm PA12, PA12 GB
EOS P396 100 µm 340 x 340 x 600 mm 0.65 mm PA12, PA12 GB, PA12 FR, PA 603-CF, PP01, TPU
EOS P500 100 µm 500 x 330 x 400 mm 0.5 mm PA12
EOS   40 µm 200 x 250 x 125 mm 0.22 mm PA11


Stereolithography (STL/SLA)

STL systems Type designation Construction layer thickness System construction space Materials
3D systems Projet 6000 50 µm & 100 µm 250 x 250 x 250 mm Accura® Xtreme, Accura® 25, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus, Somos® ProtoTherm
3D systems Viper Si2 50 µm & 100 µm 200 x 250 x 330 mm Accura® Xtreme, Accura® 25, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus, Somos® ProtoTherm
3D systems SLA 3500 100 µm 350 x 350 x 400 mm Accura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus
3D systems Viper iPRO 100 µm 750 x 650 x 550 mm Accura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra
3D systems ProX 800 100 µm 650 x 750 x 550 mm Accura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra
In the prototal group

In SLS, a wide range of different equipment and materials are available to our entire customer network. The number of 60 SLS machines is divided into 20 EOS P1xx -, 20 EOS P3xx -, 5 EOS P5xx - and 15 EOS P7xx machines. The material variety ranges from standard materials to special materials. We are proud to be part of this international group of companies.

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