XRize Desktop 3D Printer Provides Full-Color Parts
Edited by AM Staff
Rize’s XRize desktop industrial 3D printer manufactures functional carbon fiber and full-color polymer parts. XRize is said to be easy to use, safe and enables markup to provide IP security, traceability and branding.
The printer provides a safe, clean process, minimal pre- and postprocessing, and minimal material management. XRize can manufacture full-color prototypes for FEA and stress analysis, tooling with safety instructions, consumer products, package design, GIS mapping, anatomical parts and parts for marketing and the entertainment industry.
XRize leverages Rize’s patented Augmented Deposition process by extruding an engineering-grade thermoplastic and simultaneously jetting C, M, Y and K (cyan, magenta, yellow and black) inks through industrial printheads to achieve the full-color part. Release Ink is jetted between the part and the automatically-generated supports to enable the user to quickly peel the supports away from the part, leaving a smooth surface finish and eliminating the need for additional finishing, according to the company. Rize Onetouch software lets users apply text, images and texture maps to monochrome part files and import color CAD files.
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