MakerBot Collaborates with Oryx Additive to Offer Support Removal Solutions to Customers

METHOD 3D printers enable unlimited design freedom and allow users to print complex geometries with soluble support materials

The Oryx Additive sca1200ht wash tank is available for parts produced from the MakerBot METHOD® X 3D printers. The sca1200ht is specifically designed for the removal of soluble support materials on 3D printed parts. The wash tank is compatible with all solvent-based materials as well as base modeling materials in conjunction with all recommended support removal concentrates. Model materials include ABS, ASA, Nylon, and polycarbonate materials.

MakerBot offers Stratasys® SR-30™ soluble support materials for the METHOD platform, which is designed to enable users to print parts with a unique design freedom and complexity, while achieving a smoother surface finish. METHOD’s industrial capabilities allow users to print a range of advanced materials and experiment with different designs and new applications.

“Our vision at Oryx is to achieve the full potential of additive manufacturing by collaborating with customers and being a trusted partner. With METHOD X, MakerBot has forged a new path towards industrial 3D printing. METHOD’s industrial capabilities and advanced materials is designed to enable it to print a range of applications nearly on par with its traditional counterparts. With the sca1200ht, METHOD X users can take their post-processing and support removal to a level commensurate with the reliability expected at the industrial level. We are ecstatic to partner with a great company, with great products, led by great people,” said Keith Jeffcoat, Chief Executive Officer, Oryx Additive.

“METHOD X was designed as an industrial platform with the ability to allow users to print with a variety of advanced engineering materials. Combined with SR-30, users can create parts with complex geometries, like internal cavities or steep overhangs. We are thrilled to work with Oryx to offer one of the most popular and efficient cleaning solutions on the market,” said Johan-Till Broer, Vice President of Product Development, MakerBot.

Oryx Additive specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of finishing and post processing equipment for additive manufacturing. Its sca product line includes the popular sca1200ht and the sca3600. The company distributes its products across multiple sub-categories of the additive manufacturing industry, including consumer products, design and engineering, automotive, aerospace, and additive manufacturing.

The wash tank is currently available and can be purchased online or through MakerBot resellers.

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