ZYYX 3D Printer to launch benchtop metal Additive Manufacturing system in 2019

March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018

ZYYX 3D Printer to launch benchtop metal Additive Manufacturing system in 2019

Mats Moosberg, CEO of Magicfirm Europe and founder of ZYYX 3D Printer, showcases demonstration parts produced on the company’s prototype metal AM system (Courtesy ZYYX 3D Printer)


ZYYX 3D Printer, Gothenburg, Sweden, a brand of Magicfirm Europe AB, revealed its first metal Additive Manufacturing system at TCT Asia 2018. During the show, the company stated that the system will be suitable for ‘benchtop’ Additive Manufacturing in small workshops and offices.

The company showcased a number of demonstrator parts in steel, copper and bronze, produced on a prototype of the system at its Gothenburg facility. The system reportedly includes a sintering solution, and uses a patent-pending AM process combining metal powder with a non-toxic binder which is safe to handle without special atmospheric requirements.

Following the initial build process, the binder is removed from the ‘green part’ using non-toxic substances, resulting in a ‘brown part’ which is then sintered using what ZYYX reports to be a simplified process. The new system is said to be capable of Additive Manufacturing parts with a resolution of around 50 µm. Currently, parts have a sintered density of more than 98% and show shrinkage of about 21%.

Mats Moosberg, CEO of Magicfirm Europe and founder of ZYYX 3D Printer, stated, “We have been developing our metal 3D printing technology for some time and we are now ready to show an early stage proof of concept. We’re still fine-tuning the process and the objects we are showing now highlight the spectrum of materials and print volume.”

The company expects to add further metal materials to the system’s AM capabilities in the near future. “We see a great opportunity to build upon our ZYYX pro 3D printer for engineering materials and give our customers access to another ZYYX tool for doing real prototyping and one-off production in metal – in a safe way regardless of facilities,” stated Moosberg. “We have also started talking to different parties for funding the continued development and commercialisation of the product.”

The system is expected to retail at less than €10,000, and to begin shipping in 2019.



March 9, 2018

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