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The world’s largest binder jet 3D printer for the production of metal, ceramic or composite parts. This system features Triple ACT and a piezoelectric printhead. It's designed for continuous 24/7 production, yet supports short-run production, rapid product development, and even research and prototyping.



Print Technology

Triple Advanced Compaction Technology™

Print direction


Build box size

800 x 500 x 400 mm (31.5 x 19.7 x 15.8 in)

Max build rate (65μm layer thickness)

3,120 cc/hr (190 in3)

Binder Systems

AquaFuse™, CleanFuse™, FluidFuse™, PhenolFuse™,

External dimensions

358.4 x 240.8 x 263.1 cm (141 x 95 x 103.6 in)

Key Features

Wide Material Capability
The X-Series binder jet 3D prints a wide variety of materials, including metals, ceramics, and composites. This flexibility is achieved through Triple ACT which enables the use of both high- and low-flow materials, as well as small and large particle sizes. The X-Series is used to process stainless steels, tool steels, nickel alloys, aluminum and titanium alloys, metal composites and ceramics, such as silicon carbide and aluminum-infiltrated boron carbide (B4C).

Tight Tolerances
With density variation across the build area, dimensional tolerances can be controlled within 1-2.5% on a first print run. With optimization for production, X-Series systems routinely achieve dimensional tolerances of less than 1%, all while maintaining post-sintered densities from 97% to better than 99% for most metals.

Excellent Surface Quality
The X-series achieves world-class surface finish through the combined benefits of the Triple ACT system and precision binder placement. High print bed density and optimized binder placement all but eliminate binder bleed and overspray, producing excellent edge definition, surface quality, and surface finish as low as 4 µm Ra.

Key Industries

  • Automotive.
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Machine Design
  • Heavy Industry
  • Manufacturing Tooling