PRODUCTS & COST ANALYSIS

Printers
Features
Resolution
Minimum Feature Size
Colour (number of unique colours per part)
Automated Setup and Self Monitoring
Automated Powder Loading
Powder Recycling
Automatic Build Bed Clearing
Fine Powder Remova
Snap-in Binder Cartridges
Intuitive Control Panel
Vertical Build Speed
Prototypes per day*
Build Size
Material
Layer Thickness
Number of Jets
zprinter 150 zprinter 250 zprinter 350 zprinter 450 zprinter 650 zprinter 850
300 x 450 dpi 300 x 450 dpi 300 x 450 dpi 300 x 450 dpi 600 x 540 dpi 600 x 540 dpi
0.016 in (0.4 mm) 0.016 in (0.4 mm) 0.006 in (0.15 mm) 0.016 in (0.4 mm) 0.004 in (0.1 mm) 0.004 in (0.1 mm)
White 64 colors
(basic spot color)
White 180,000 colors
(advanced color)
390,000 colors
(top-of-line color)
390,000 colors
(top-of-line color)
     
Accessory Accessory Integrated Integrated Integrated Accessory
0.8 in/hour
(20 mm/hour)
0.8 in/hour
(20 mm/hour)
0.8 in/hour
(20 mm/hour)
0.9 in/hour
(23 mm/hour)
1.1 in/hour
(28 mm/hour)
0.2 - 0.6 in/hour
(5 - 15 mm/hour)**
19 19 25 25 33 42
9.3x7.3x5 in
(236x185x127 mm)
9.3x7.3x5 in
(236x185x127 mm)
8x10x85 in
(203x254x203 mm)
8x10x85 in
(203x254x203 mm)
10x15x8 in
(254x381x203 mm)
20x15x9 in
(508x381x229 mm)
High performance composite High performance composite High performance composite High performance composite High performance composite High performance composite
0.004 in
(0.1 mm)
0.004 in
(0.1 mm)
0.004 in
(0.1 mm)
0.004 in
(0.1 mm)
10x15x8 in
(254x381x203 mm)
0.004 in
(0.1 mm)
304 604 304 604 1520 1520
Features
Number of Print Heads
Equipment Dimensions
Equipment Weight
Power Requirements
File Formats for Printing
Workstation Compatibility
CE, CSA Regulatory Compliance
Special Facility Requirements
Office Cibility
zprinter 150 zprinter 250 zprinter 350 zprinter 450 zprinter 650 zprinter 850
1 2 1 2 5 5
29x31x55 in (74x79x140 cm) 29x31x55 in (74x79x140 cm) 48x31x55 in (122x79x140 cm) 48x31x55 in (122x79x140 cm) 74x29x57 in (188x74x145 cm) 47x46x68 in (119x116x162 cm)
365 lbs (165kg) 365 lbs (165kg) 395 lbs (179kg) 425 lbs (193kg) 750 lbs (340kg) 800 lbs (363kg)
90-100V, 7.5A 110-120V, 5.5A
208-240V, 4.0A
90-100V, 7.5A 110-120V, 5.5A
208-240V, 4.0A
90-100V, 7.5A 110-120V, 5.5A
208-240V, 4.0A
100-240V, 15-7.5A 100-240V, 15-7.5A 100-240V, 15-7.5A
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
STL, VRML, PLY,
3DS, FBX, ZPR
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
Windows 7,
Windows Vista
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COST ANALYSIS

ABC Company builds prototypes for its products.
This is a cost benefit analysis comparing the use of traditional prototype methods versus using a 3D
  Traditional Prototype 3D Printer Prototype
Prototype time 3 weeks 6 hours
Prototype cost $3,000 $450
Redesign prototype 3 weeks 6 hours
Redesign cost $3,000 $450
2nd redesign 3 weeks 6 hours
2nd redesign cost $3,000 $450
Total Time 9 weeks 18 hours
Total Cost $9,000 $1,350
Prototypes designed per year 15 8
Total Time 72 weeks 6 1/2 days
Total Cost $135,000 $10,800
     
Total Time Saved 497.5 days  
Total Cost Saved $124,200