PolyJet Technology

3D Print Precision Prototypes in a Wide Range of Materials

PolyJet 3D printing technology is a powerful additive manufacturing method patented by Stratasys.

3D printers powered by PolyJet technology feature 16-micron layers with accuracy as high as 0.1 mm for smooth surfaces, thin walls and complex geometries. It is the only technology that supports a range of materials with properties from rubber to rigid and transparent to opaque. And with Objet Connex technology, multiple materials can even be printed simultaneously in the same part.

How PolyJet 3D Printing Works

PolyJet 3D printing is similar to inkjet document printing, but instead of jetting drops of ink onto paper, PolyJet 3D Printers jet layers of liquid photopolymer onto a build tray and instantly cure them with UV light. The fine layers build up to create a precise 3D model or prototype. Models are ready to handle and use right out of the 3D printer, with no post-curing needed. Along with the selected model materials, the 3D printer also jets a gel-like support material specially designed to uphold overhangs and complicated geometries. It is easily removed by hand or water.

PolyJet 3D Printing technology offers many rapid-prototyping advantages, including astonishingly fine detail, smooth surfaces, speed and precision. The technology works with a vast array of materials, including Rigid Opaque in hundreds of vibrant colors, clear and tinted translucent shades, Rubber-like materials, Simulated Polypropylene and specialized photopolymers for 3D printing in the dental and medical industries.

Color and Multi-Material 3D Printing

The most advanced PolyJet systems, Objet Connex 3D Printers, combine diverse 3D printing materials in one model by jetting multiple materials simultaneously. This means you can selectively position multiple materials in one printed prototype and even combine two or three materials to create composite digital materials with distinct, predictable properties. Examples include rigid and rubberlike with a range of Shore A values in between; or cyan, magenta and yellow with a range of blended hues.

With hundreds of digital material combinations and colors to choose from, PolyJet technology gives you better final-product realism than any other 3D printing method.

PolyJet 3D Printing Benefits

PolyJet technology creates precise prototypes that set the standard for finished-product realism. Its fine resolution makes complex shapes, intricate details and smooth surfaces possible. Objet Connex 3D Printers offer more material versatility than any other technology, including the ability to incorporate color and diverse materials into one model.

FDM Materials

Precision prototypes in over 100 materials.

PolyJet technology 3D prints in the widest variety of materials, so you can create realistic prototypes that closely resemble finished products.

Download Polyjet Material Spec Sheet

Download Polyjet Material Data Sheet

What 3D Printers use PolyJet Technology?

See also:

FDM Technology
WDM Materials
Rapid Prototyping