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microArch S240
Micro-Precision 3D Printer

The microArch™ S240 is the perfect choice for industrial production with faster printing speeds, a larger build volume and the ability to print with engineering-grade materials.

ULTRA-HIGH RESOLUTION, ACCURACY, AND PRECISION
Industrial Micro-Precision 3D Printers

Boston Micro Fabrication is the world leader in micro-precision 3D printing utilizing Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL) technology. Many leading companies worldwide are adopting PµSL to 3D print true microstructures with ultra-high printing resolution (2µm~50µm) and printing tolerance (+/- 10µm ~ +/- 25µm).

Micro-precision 3D printing is the optimal manufacturing process for various use cases across a wide variety of industries. The combination of ultra-high resolution, accuracy, and precision allows for more intricate, exact, and replicable parts.

Our Capabilities
Land Grid Array • Electronics

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm
  • Part Size: 75mm x 30mm x 1.5mm
  • 1700 trapezoidal hole arrays
  • Protrusion structure in each hole
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Valve for Gene Sequencer • Microfluidics

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 24.5mm x 28.3mm x 22mm
  • Integrated forming
  • Complex internal channels
  • Minimum tube diameter = 0.2mm
  • Internal screw threads
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Chip Array Socket • Electronics

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 32mm x 28mm x 4mm
  • Mirror finish, sharp edges, heat resistant
  • 2100 micro holes with a diameter of .35mm and spacing of 50µm
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Photoelectric Convertor • MEMS

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 5mm x 4.2mm x 6.1mm
  • Able to print 150 in one day
  • The holes are 0.25mm diameter ±25microns
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Endoscope Shell • Medical Devices

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 9.8mm x 9.8mm x 13.8mm
  • Tube diameter = 1.2mm, length = 4mm, minimum wall thickness = 65 um
  • Several types of complex structures are included
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Cardiovascular Stent • Medical Devices

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 15.44mm x 3.42mm
  • Flexible materials, rapid fabrication for complex structure
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Connector Base • Electronics

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tolerance=±0.025mm;
  • Part Size: 22mm x 4mm x 6mm
  • Minimum hole diameter 0.1mm
  • Minimum wall thickness 0.1mm for a large area
Machine Used:
microArch™ S140Resolution: 10μm
Our Products
microArch™ S240
Optical Resolution
10μm
Layer Thickness
10μm~40μm
Printing Size
100 × 100 × 75mm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production. Learn more about the new microArch™ S240 here.
microArch 140 printer
microArch™ S140
Printing Material
Photosensitive Resin
Optical Resolution
10μm
Layer Thickness
10μm~40μm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production.
MicroArch P130 printer
microArch™ P130
Optical Resolution
2μm
Layer Thickness
5μm~20μm
Printing Size
3.84 × 2.16 × 10mm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production.
MicroArch P130 printer
microArch™ S130
Optical Resolution
2μm
Layer Thickness
5μm~20μm
Printing Size
50 × 50 × 10mm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production.
microArch 140 printer
microArch™ P140
Optical Resolution
10μm
Layer Thickness
10μm~40μm
Printing Size
19.2 × 10.8 × 45mm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production.
microArch 140 printer
microArch™ P150
Printing Material
Photosensitive Resin
Optical Resolution
25μm
Layer Thickness
10μm~50μm
microArch™ is the first commercialized high resolution, 3D micro-fabrication equipment based on PµSL (Projection Micro Stereolithography) technology, which is designed for production of high resolution, highly precise parts for prototyping and short run production.
PμSL
Projection Micro Stereolithography (SLA)
Based on the principles of stereolithography (SLA), this technique allows for rapid photo polymerization of a layer of resin with a flash of UV light at micro-scale resolution allowing us to achieve ultra-high accuracy, precision and resolution that cannot be attained with other technologies.

RESOLUTION

How small a part or feature can be printed

ACCURACY

How close does the part or feature match the intended size

PRECISION

How repeatable is the printing process
We have been following the advancements of 3D printing very closely over the years. Until recently, there has not been a rapid process that could produce micro parts, with micro features and micron tolerances that our customers expect from a prototype. We believe high-precision 3D printing like this can be very complementary to serving the needs of our customers.
Aaron Johnson, VP of Marketing and Customer Strategy
Accumold
We are very excited to own the 1st S130 Micro Stereolithography 3D printer in Europe. The S130 machine from BMF has a good compensation between printing resolution and processing speed, which provides us a fantastic tool in production of customized geometries with a volume of centimetres at a few micron resolution. The arrival of this machine will help boost our current research in 3D printed electronics as well as biomedical directions.
Dr. Yinfeng
University of Nottingham
The parts say it all. The first time you see a part from a BMF printer you will be amazed. 3D printing, until now, has never been able to produce parts of such precision, and accuracy. Being able to capture thin walls and fine features at this scale and resolution, with unmatched reliability, is unprecedented from any 3D printing technology. This will absolutely usher in new industries, that have previously ignored 3D printing, to the world of rapid design iteration.
James Grimm, Senior Business Development Manager
Empire Group
WOW - these parts are incredible! You definitely don't see parts coming off 3D printers these days like that. They almost look injection molded or machined!
Kevin Willey, Owner/Sr. Design Engineer
2think, LLC

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