NXE 400

Ultrafast Photopolymer Industrial 3D Printer

The NXE 400 photopolymer 3D printer boasts an unprecedented 16L build volume, delivering unmatched speed and throughput without compromising on accuracy or repeatability. The NXE 400 industrial photopolymer printer features patented Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc®) technology, delivering accuracy and tolerances with a superior surface finish by turning SLA printing technology on its head.

Since desktop SLA printers are “inverted,” meaning they print upside down, they cure against a vat bottom or vat membrane. Care must be taken to peel the part away from the vat — typically a slow and delicate operation. LSPc technology leverages a self-lubricated, flexible membrane that resists sticking to both the printed part and the underlying LCD screen, which allows much faster printing speeds.

Meet all your unique industrial, R&D and manufacturing requirements using this ultrafast 3D printer which is completely modular in design with interchangeable parts, making it easy to upgrade technology and mitigate against obsolescence.

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2.5x Larger Build Volume

Featuring 2.5x greater build volume (16L) compared to SLA and DLP-based technologies, the NXE 400 photopolymer 3D printer allows for much larger parts, higher part throughput, and ultimately lower part cost — all with higher-resolution pixels (76.5 µm) and isotropic prints.

6.5x Greater Print Speed

Nexa3D’s patented 3D printing LSPc process enables production speeds that are up to 6.5x faster than other 3D printers from the same class. Uniform exposure and process control also ensure production build speeds at the highest quality levels.

Broad Material Selection

NXE 400 industrial resin 3D printers are scalable to meet manufacturing demand, offering a wide range of materials to meet performance needs — including PP-Like, ABS-Like, and engineering-grade functional materials. Additionally, there are specialty materials tailored specifically for the production of high-temperature components.

Specifications

Build Volume10.8 x 6.1 x 15.7 inch (274 x 155 x 400 mm)
Max Resolution4K (3840 x 2160)
Pixel Pitch76.5 µm (0.0030 in)
Wavelength405 nm
Build MaterialsUV Curable Plastics; xGPP-Translucent; XGPP-Grey; xPRO410; 3843-ABS-Black; xCE-Black; ABS-Black; xCE-White; xPP405-Black; xPP405-Clear; xPEEK147; x45-Natural; x45-Clear, x45-Black, xFLEX
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“The quality of parts that we can produce in under 10 hours using the NXE 400 is revolutionary. By using the Nexa3D technology, we don’t have to decide between quality, speed or margin.”

-PAKT3D

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Interface Technology: Everlast-2 Membrane

The Everlast-2 Membrane provides superior print speed, surface finish, and fidelity as well as tremendous functional durability. Membranes last at least 50,000 printed layers — up to 25x longer than alternative interface layer technologies.

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LSPc 3D Printing Technology

Nexa3D’s print process begins with a proprietary light source — the LSPc 3D printing engine. Different from DLP, where edge-to-edge performance can be compromised due to optical distortions, LSPc delivers a uniform, high power and distortion-free image to all areas of the build plate to ensure part-to-part accuracy and uniformity. LSPc, a type of masked stereolithography (mSLA) technology, is faster than stereolithography (SLA) and other mSLA technologies. Our self-lubricated, flexible membrane overcomes the delamination forces that accrue during any inverted, vat based printing process, thus enabling the fastest printing speed found today in the market.

Industries:

Education
Consumer Goods

Applications:

Production manufacturing
Jigs/fixtures
Engineering builds
Functional prototypes
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Materials

NXE 400 has offers a broad range of functional and general purpose photopolymer materials. The materials are specifically tailored to meet your every need, from modeling to final part production.

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Software

NexaX 2.0 software enables process stability and print consistency. It also provides APIs that make the integration of a variety of software tools easy, including assembly parts consolidation, generative design, lightweighting, and MES workflows.

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Post Production

xCure and xWash post-processing systems ensure consistent mechanical properties and predictable part peformance. The xWash system accomodates the full build volume of the NXE 400 and can accept up to two build platforms simultaneously for streamlined post-processing workflow.