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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

MaterialsAdvantages
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
 
MaterialsAdvantages
PA11 (PA1101 - polyamide) 
  • best detail resolution
  • smooth surfaces
  • excellent edge sharpness
  • excellent mechanical properties
 
MaterialAdvantage
Rubber 
  • Diversity through Shore A hardness 50, 60, 70, 80 
  • colorable
  • good detailed graphics
 

 

MaterialsAdvantages
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
 

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

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 Fink

1zu1sales
area manager CH / LI / Vlbg
T +43 5572 33 333-839
sebastian.fink@1zu1.eu

“When it comes to perfect prototyping, it’s safe to say that we are the right address.”

Sebastian Fink is a trained instrument maker and plays the bass clarinet – his personal anti-stress program.

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 Fink

1zu1sales
area manager CH / LI / Vlbg
T +43 5572 33 333-839
sebastian.fink@1zu1.eu

“When it comes to perfect prototyping, it’s safe to say that we are the right address.”

Sebastian Fink is a trained instrument maker and plays the bass clarinet – his personal anti-stress program.

Systems

We are currently able to offer you 20 SLS and SLA/STL systems for plastics with different materials. We are continuously investing in new machine technology. On all machines, we can achieve construction layers of a maximum of 100 µm and a wall thickness of up to 0.45 mm. As a result, previously visible layers increasingly disappear; clean and smooth side walls are created, and fine or large parts can be produced with even greater precision. We work with all materials on a daily basis. Our standard lead time is 3 days. Larger dimensions or quantities on request.


Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

SLS systemsType designationConstruction layer thicknessSystem construction spaceWall thicknessMaterials
EOSFORMIGA P100100 µm200 x 250 x 330 mm0.45 mmRubber
EOSFORMIGA P110100 µm200 x 250 x 330 mm0.45 mmPA2200, PA3200-GB, PP01
EOSFORMIGA P110 Velocis100 µm200 x 250 x 330 mm0.45 mmPA2200, PA3200-GB
EOSP396100 µm340 x 340 x 600 mm0.65 mmPA2000, PA3200-GB
EOSP500100 µm500 x 330 x 400 mm0.5 mmPA2200
EOS 40 µm200 x 250 x 125 mm0.22 mmPA1100


Stereolithography (STL/SLA)

STL systemsType designationConstruction layer thicknessSystem construction spaceMaterials
3D systemsProjet 600050 µm & 100 µm250 x 250 x 250 mmAccura® Xtreme, Accura® 25, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus, Somos® ProtoTherm
3D systemsViper Si250 µm & 100 µm200 x 250 x 330 mmAccura® Xtreme, Accura® 25, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus, Somos® ProtoTherm
3D systemsSLA 3500100 µm350 x 350 x 400 mmAccura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra, Somos® Taurus
3D systemsViper iPRO100 µm750 x 650 x 550 mmAccura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra
3D systemsProX 800100 µm650 x 750 x 550 mmAccura® Xtreme, Somos® WaterClear Ultra

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