Formlabs Formlabs Form 3+ Package

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The Formlabs Form 3+ is an industrial-quality, resin 3D printer using Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ technology for producing parts with exceptional precision and surface finishes. It's compatible with over 30 materials, offers a seamless workflow, and includes around-the-clock printing capabilities and expert support. Key features include consistent high-quality output, a build volume of 145×145×193mm, and a focus on reliability with less troubleshooting. Ideal for both prototypes and end-use components, it aims to reduce time to market without compromising quality.

  • Industrial-quality parts with Low Force Stereolithography
  • Compatible with 30+ materials; seamless workflow
  • Optional 24/7 printing capability; expert support available
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Formlabs Resin 3D Printers

Form 3+ SLA 3D Printer

Flawless Parts, Every Time

A beacon of reliability and exceptional performance, the Formlabs Form 3+ delivers industrial-quality parts in record time at an accessible price. This resin 3D printer leverages Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ technology to output parts with exceptional surface finishes and precision, ideal for both prototypes and end-use components. Reduce time to market without compromising on quality with the Form 3+.

Key Features of the Formlabs Form 3+ 3D Printer:

  • Produce consistent, high-quality parts
  • Utilize reliable Low Force Stereolithography technology
  • Compatible w/ 30+ validated standard & advanced materials
  • Seamless workflow with Form 3+ ecosystem
  • Expert access available with Pro Service Plan
  • 24/7 3D Printing with Form Auto and Build Platform 2
  • Build Volume: 145×145×193mm (5.7"×5.7"×7.6")

CONSISTENT RELIABILITY

Investing in the Form 3+ means investing more time in 3D printing and less time troubleshooting. Formlabs utilizes industry-leading technology and support to ensure 24/7 reliability at your service.

  • Parts come out right the first time
  • Succeed from the start with personalized onboarding (remote or onsite)
  • Expert support and services available, whenever you need it
Formlabs Form 3 3D Printer offers unmatched reliable resin 3D printing
Velociraptor model designed by Daniel De Leon, 3D printed in Grey Resin on the Formlabs Form 3 with a layer thickness of 100 microns

LOW FORCE FOR HIGH QUALITY

Formlabs Form 3+ achieves incredible print quality thanks to its trademark technology—Low Force Stereolithography (LFS). By combining a flexible tank with linear illumination, the forces exerted on parts during the printing process are drastically reduced leading to sharp details that are finer than ever, parts snapping cleanly off supports, and reliable print results that are easily repeatable.

  • High-quality, repeatable prints with custom Light Processing Unit (LPU)
  • Smooth surfaces with LPU's linear illumination
  • Clean support removal with reduced peel force

INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS FOR INDUSTRIAL PARTS

Formlabs has an extensive catalog of high-performance resins for you to choose from. Access the right material that delivers industrial-grade parts and meets any challenges that come with your industrial application needs.

  • Ready-to-print 30+ Validated Materials
    • Optimized settings available
  • Diverse, Specialized Photopolymers
    • (i.e. UV stability, flame retardancy, ESD resistance, etc.)
  • Total Freedom w/ Open Platform
    • Print with any 405nm resin (paid license required)
Produce industrial resin 3D printed parts with the Formlabs Form 3+ 3D Printer
Formlabs Ecosystem makes resin 3D printing easy and streamlined

EASY, EFFICIENT ECOSYSTEM

From design to finished part, Formlabs has you covered every step of the way with their proprietary resin 3D printing software, hardware, and materials. This end-to-end Form 3+ ecosystem ensures your workflow is easy and efficient.

  • Hassle-Free Resin Handling
    • Spill-free, swappable cartridge system
  • Intuitive Prep & Management Software
    • Prep parts in a few clicks and manage everything with an online dashboard
  • Powerful Automation Tools
    • Catalog designed to minimize cost per part and unlock 24/7 production

PRINTER THAT MATCHES YOUR PRODUCTION SCALE

The Form 3+ is the 3D printer that can meet and grow with your production demands. Whether you're a budding small business, a seasoned large enterprise, or somewhere in between, Formlambs engineered additional hardware, software, and accessories that allow your Form 3 to adapt to expanding output needs.

With the Formlabs Form 3 combined with the Form Auto, you can run and 24/7 resin print farm
Use the Formlabs Form 3 to accomplish any applications unique to your specific industry

APPLICABLE FOR ANY APPLICATION

Whether it's the manufacturing, education, aerospace, or jewelry sector (to name a few), resin 3D printing is pivotal in any industry. Parts produced on the Form 3+ are designed with a wide variety of applications in mind including, but not limited to:

  • Rapid prototyping
  • Rapid tooling
  • Manufacturing aids
  • Models and props
  • End-use part production

PROS AT YOUR SERVICE

When high uptimes and business growth are top priorities, access to dedicated phone support, training, and more is crucial. Enter the Formlabs Pro Service Plan, designed to get you the most out of your Form 3+ 3D printer by connecting you with a dedicated team of certified workflow-trained support representatives. Extend your coverage further with the following:

  • Expedited replacement during servicing
  • Direct line to expert phone support
  • Live customized training
  • Priority email support
  • Customize—extend warranty up to 3 years
Formlabs Pro Service Plan is available for the Form 3+ and Form 3L 3D Printer
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WHY BUY FROM MATTERHACKERS

MatterHackers is where digital fabrication technology meets passion. When you shop here, feel confident knowing that the vast selection of machines, materials, and accessories we've curated in our catalog are guaranteed top-quality products backed by our team of experts. Exceptional customer service, fast & free shipping on orders over $35, a 30-day return policy, and more make us the reliable go-to for professionals, educators, and hobbyists. At MatterHackers, we're more than just a retailer; we're your trusted partner in innovation.

What's Included with the Formlabs Form 3+ Packages?

Basic Complete
Form 3+ 3D Printer
Form 3 Resin Tank V2.1
Form 3 Finish Kit
Build Platform (Standard) OR Build Platform 2* (+$130)
Form Wash
Form Cure

*This depends on your personal selection at checkout. Build Platform 2 is highly recommended if you also purchase Form Auto to maximize its automated capabilities or strongly prefer the easiest and fastest method for removing prints off the build platform.

OPTIONAL
Resin Pump +$199
Formlabs Resin Pump for Formlabs Form 3+ 3D Printer Seamlessly deliver 5L of resin through a pumping system directly
to the Form 3+’s resin tank. Improve efficiency with less frequent
cartridge changes and save on materials with bulk purchases.

Note: You must replace the tubing for the Resin Pump system
with the Resin Pump Maintenance Kit every 6 months or
when changing to a different resin type.
Form Auto +$1,999
Formlabs Form Auto Hardware extension of the Form 3+ that enables zero 3D printer
downtime with 24/7 3D printing. It removes finished parts from
the Build Platform 2 and starts the next print—operator interaction
not required.

Each Form Auto comes with 1 Year of Fleet Control.
Extended warranty coverage of the Form Auto is available.
Request a quote for more info.
Pro Service Plan Starting at $549
Formlabs Pro Service Plan for Formlabs Form 3 3D Printer Receive priority email and phone support, customized live training,
and an expedited replacement 3D printer if servicing is needed.

Options are available for up to three years. Your printer's warranty
will be extended up to an additional one or two years if purchasing
either the 2 Year or 3 Year Pro Service Plan.

What's Different Between the Formlabs Form 3+ and Form 3L?

Formlabs Form 3 3D Printer Formlabs Form 3L 3D Printer
Model Form 3+ Form 3L
Price $2,499 $5,999
Ideal Application(s) Maximum Production Output
Small to Medium-scale Prototyping
Large-scale Prototyping
Maximum Part Size
(W × D × H)
145mm×145mm×193mm
(5.7"×5.7"×7.6")
335×200×320mm
(13.2"×7.9"×12.6")
Printer Dimensions
(W × D × H)
405mm×375mm×530mm
(15.9"×14.8"×20.9")
770×520×740mm
(30.3"×20.5"×29.1")
Weight 17.5kg (38.5lb) 54.4kg (120lb)
Laser Power One 250 mW laser Two 250 mW laser
Layer Thickness* 25 - 300 microns
(.001" – .012")
25 - 300 microns
(.001" – .012")**
Castable Wax V1 Compatible
Silicone 40A V1 Compatible
Alumina 4N V1 Compatible
Resin Cartridges 1 2
Resin Management OPTIONAL - Resin Pump OPTIONAL - Resin Pump
24/7 Printing Capabilities OPTIONAL - Form Auto N/A
Power Requirements 100 - 240 VAC, 2.5 A
50/60 Hz, 220W
100 - 240 VAC, 8.5A MAX
50/60HZ, 650W

* Layer thickness availability varies by material.
** The Form 3L is capable of printing at 25 micron layer heights, but only one 25 micron print setting is available for Formlabs' large format 3D printers.


What are the Technical Specifications of the Form 3+ 3D Printer?

GENERAL
Machine Resin 3D Printer
Technology Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™
Light Source Laser
Assembly Fully-Assembled
Machine Dimensions
(W × D × H)
405×375×530mm
(15.9"×14.8"×20.9")
Minimum Access Dimensions
(W × D × H)
405×530×780mm
15.9"×20.9"×30.7"
Weight 17.5kg (38.5lb)
PRINTER PARAMETERS
Build Volume
(W × D × H)
145mm×145mm×193mm
(5.7"×5.7"×7.6")
XY Resolution 25 microns
Layer Thickness* 25 - 300 microns
(.001" – .012")
Laser Specifications 1 Light Processing Unit; EN 60825-1:2007 certified
Class 1 Laser Product
Laser Wavelength 405nm
Laser Power 250mW
Laser Spot Size 85 microns (0.0033")
TEMPERATURE
Internal Temperature Auto-heats to 35 °C (95 °F)
Temperature Control Air-heated print chamber
Operating Environment 18 - 28 °C
64 - 82 °F
PRINTER FEATURES
Resin Cartridges 1
Resin Management Optional - Resin Pump
24/7 3D Printing Optional - Form Auto
MATERIAL COMPATIBILITY
Formlabs Materials Standard Resin(s)
Black V4, Clear V4, Grey V4, White V4, Color Base V1, Draft V2

Tough & Durable Resin(s)
Durable V2, Tough 1500 V1, Tough 2000 V1

Rigid Resin(s)
Rigid 4000 V1, Rigid 10K V1

Engineering Resin(s)
ESD V1, Flame Retardant V1, Grey Pro V1, High Temp V2,
Silicone 40A V1, Alumina 4N V1

Flexible & Elastic Resin(s)
Elastic 50A Resin V1 & V2, Flexible 80A V1

Polyurethane Resin(s)
PU Rigid 650 V1, PU Rigid 1000 V1

Jewelry Resin(s)
Castable Wax V1, Castable Wax 40 V1

Dental Resin(s)
Model V2 & V3
Formlabs Wash Solution(s) Ceramic Wash Solution
Biocompatible Available on the Form 3B+
Open Platform Certified List Coming Soon
Any 405nm compatible resin

Open Material License required
COMMUNICATION
Display 5.5" interactive touchscreen
1280 × 720 resolution
Connectivity Wi-Fi (2.4, 5 GHz)
Ethernet (1000 Mbit)
USB 2.0
Alerts Touchscreen alerts
SMS/email via Dashboard
Two LED status indicators
Speaker for audio alerts
SOFTWARE
Compatible Program(s) PreForm
OS Compatibility Windows 7 (64-bit) and up
Mac OS X 10.12 and up
Additional System
Requirements
OpenGL 2.1
C++ runtime library from Microsoft (Windows only)
4GB RAM (8GB recommended)
Supported Input File Type(s) STL, OBJ, and 3MF
Supported Output File Type(s) FORM
Print Setup Features One-Click Print, Remote Print
Rotate, scale, duplicate, and mirror
Auto-mesh repair, Auto-generation of supports
Auto-orient for optimal print position
Adaptive layer thickness for faster printing with fine details
Layer slicer for path inspection
Available in multiple languages
Dashboard Printer
Management Features
Manage prints and printers via the cloud
Track resin and tank usage over time
SMS and email alerts
Create enterprise group accounts with admins to more easily share
   printers and control access
POWER REQUIREMENT(S)
Power Supply Input 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
220 W @ 2.5 A
WARRANTY
Warranty Period 1 Year
if purchasing the 2 Year Pro Service Plan, 2 Years
if purchasing the 3 Year Pro Service Plan, 3 Years
* Layer thickness availability varies by material.

What's Different Between LFS and SLS on Formlabs Machines?

Formlabs Resin 3D Printers Formlabs Fuse 1 and Formlabs Fuse 1+ SLS 3D Printer
Model(s) Form 3+ / Form 3L Fuse 1 / Fuse 1+
Starting Price $2,499 / $5,999 $23,499 / $33,489
Technology Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
Pros Great value
High accuracy
Smooth surface finish
Range of applications
Strong functional parts
Design freedom (no supports)
Simpler post-processing
Application(s) Functional prototyping
Patterns, molds, and tooling
Dental applications
Jewelry prototyping and casting
Modelmaking
Functional prototyping
Short-run, bridge, or custom
manufacturing
Maximum Part Size
(W × D × H)
335mm × 200mm × 320mm
(13.2" × 7.9" × 12.6")
(Form 3L)
159mm × 159mm × 295mm
(6.3" x 6.3" x 11.6")
(Nylon 12 Powder)
Max Printer Dimensions
(W × D × H)
405mm × 375mm × 530mm
(15.9" × 14.8" × 20.9")
(Form 3L)
770mm × 520mm × 740mm
(30.3" × 20.5" × 29.1")
Machine Form Factor Desktop Benchtop / Free-standing
Compatible Facility Office
Workshop
Workshop
Printing Environment Ambient conditions.

Only PU Resins require a dry
cabinet for humidity control.
Air environment, with the option
to print in a nitrogen atmosphere
for enhanced material properties
and lower refresh rates.
Material Type Resin Powder
Materials 20+ functional resins for
prototyping and producing
end use parts
6 high-performance industrial-
grade materials, including
nylon 11, nylon 12, TPU,
polypropylene, and glass &
carbon-filled nylon composites
Biocompatible Materials Available on the "B" version Yes
Layer Thickness 25 - 300 microns
(.001" – .012")*
110 microns
(0.004")
Resolution ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Accuracy ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Surface Finish ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Supports Auto-generated
Light-touch removal
None required
Throughput ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Output Excellent (3+ / 3L)
Superior (3+ with Form Auto)
Excellent
Ease of Use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Training Minor training on build setup,
maintenance, machine operation,
and finishing. Plug and play.
Moderate training on build setup,
maintenance, machine operation,
and finishing.
Training Included Optional Yes; more options available
Ancillary Equipment Washing station
Post-curing station
Finishing tools
Post-processing station
(part cleaning & material recovery)

* Layer Thickness varies based on materials when resin 3D printing.


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