The Additive manufacturing environment at Savonia University of Applied Sciences includes the most common 3D-printing processes: Material Extrusion (FFF/Plastic & metal), VAT Photopolymerization, Multimaterial Polyjetting(Acrylic plastics), Selective Laser Sintering(SLS/Plastic), Selective Laser Melting(SLM/Metal), Multi Jet Fusion(MJF), Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing(WAAM), etc.

Plastic 3D-printing

  • Material Extrusion machines (Multiple different printers)
  • Sinterit Lisa Pro (Selective laser sintering)
  • Formlabs Form 2+ (VAT Photopolymerization)
  • Stratasys J735 (Multimaterial Polyjetting)
  • MJF 580 (MJF colorprinting)

Metal 3D-printing

  • Markforged Metal X (Material Extrusion + Sintering)
  • SLM 280 2.0 TWIN 700W (Selective Laser Melting 3D-printer)
  • FRONIUS TPS500i PULSE CMT (Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing) - installation 10-11/2020
3D-printer Printarea [mm] Material
German RepRap x1000 1000 x 800 x 600 1.75 mm plastic filament
Markforged Mark Two 320 x 132 x 154 1.75 mm plastic filament, continuous carbon fiber
Sinterit Lisa Pro 90 x 130 x 230 mm (PA)
110 x 150 x 250 mm (TPU, TPE)
Plastic powders (PA12, PA11, TPU, TPE)
Formlabs Form2 143 x 143 x 175 UV-curable resin
Stratasys J735 300 x 300 x 200 UV-curable resin
MJF 580 190 x 332 x 248 Plastic powder, activators + inkjet cartridges
Markforged Metal X 250 x 220 x 200 (235 x 68 x 69)*


SLM 280 280 x 280 x 365 Metals

* with Metal X 3D-printer the part size is also restricted by the sintering oven, max part size (X)*.

 German RepRap X1000 pursottava muovitulostin

Picture 1. German RepRap X1000 3D-printer (Plastic filament).

Markforged Mark Two pursottava jatkuvan hiilikuidun tulostin

Picture 2. Markforged Mark Two 3D-printer (Plastic filament + fiber).


Formlabs Form2 Nesteen fotopolymerisointi 3dtulostin

Picture 4. Formlabs Form2 3D-printer (UV-curable formlabs resin).

Stratasys J735 Nesteen ruiskutus 3dtulostin

 Picture 5. Stratasys J735 multimaterial 3D-printer (UV-curable stratasys resins).