Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer

The proven FDM platform for speed, reliability and accuracy

Stratasys Fortus 450mc

The Fortus 450mc empowers you to create parts using materials you are already familiar with, but with advanced complexity and high requirements to cater to the needs of modern-day manufacturers. With the ability to use over 25 different materials and user-friendly interfaces and software controls, this agile 3D printing system enables you to produce intricate parts more efficiently and effectively than ever before.

Whether you require high-performance parts or intricate designs, the Fortus 450mc offers unparalleled versatility and ease of use. With this cutting-edge technology at your fingertips, you can elevate your manufacturing capabilities and stay ahead of the competition.

Performance: Industry leading 3D printers designed for the shop floor environment

Precision: Consistent, repeatable and accurate parts time after time

Flexibility: 25 Standard, Engineering, and High-Performance Material Options

Usability: Simple intuitive user interface plus the power of GrabCAD Print Advanced FDM Software for Jig & Fixtures

Key Uses: Production Parts, Tooling and Manufacturing / Assembly Aides including Jigs & Fixtures, Drill Guides, Alignment Guides, Robot End Effectors, CF and PU Moulds

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To get you the most accurate and up-to-date pricing, it’s always best to contact our team either by phone or the enquire now form provided.  We will be able to break down all the figures for you and include any additional cost for post-processing equipment, training and support (if required).  And not just capital costs either, as we have many options to help you acquire the best 3D printer, which include finance. Lease rentals will allow you to spread the cost of your investment over 3-5 years, from as little as £899.00 +VAT per month for a mid-level FDM printer.

The Fortus 450mc is the ultimate solution for all your manufacturing needs. Whether you require precise prototypes, robust manufacturing aids, or ready-to-use end-use parts, this machine can handle it all. Its diverse material offerings cater to even the most demanding production applications across all industries. From soft jaw tooling to ESD-capable space components, the Fortus 450mc serves as an additive manufacturing multi-tool that can tackle any challenge.

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  • Build Size: 450mc: 406 x 355 x 406 mm (16 x 14 x 16 in.)
  • Software Compatibility: All Fortus systems include Insight and GrabCAD Print job processing and management software
  • Layer Thickness: 0.127mm – 0.330mm
  • System Size: 129.5 cm x 90.2 cm x 198.4 cm
  • Power Requirements: 110–120 VAC, 60 Hz, minimum 15A dedicated circuit; or 220–240 VAC 50/60 Hz, minimum 7A dedicated circuit
  • Accuracy: Parts are produced within an accuracy of ± .127 mm (± .005 in.) or ± .0015 mm/mm (± .0015 in/in), whichever is greater). Z part accuracy includes an additional tolerance of -0.000/+slice height.
    Note: Accuracy is geometry-dependent. Achievable accuracy specification derived from statistical data at 95% dimensional yield.
  • ABS-M30

    Affordable FDM production grade thermoplastic

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  • ASA

    Your go-to FDM thermoplastic in 10 colours

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  • Nylon 12

    3D Print tough parts for advanced applications

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  • Ultem 9085 Printing Material

    Strong aerospace grade material

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  • Ultem 1010 Printing Material

    3D print strong, stable parts

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  • Antero 800NA

    High performance thermoplastic

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  • Nylon 12 CF

    Carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic

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  • ABS - ESD7

    ABS thermoplastic with static dissipative properties

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  • PC (polycarbonate)

    Accurate, durable, strong and RF transparent polycarbonate material

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  • ABS-M30i

    Bio-compatible production-grade thermoplastic

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  • PC-ABS

    High-impact engineering thermoplastic

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  • PC-ISO

    PC-ISO is an industrial thermoplastic, which in its raw state, is biocompatible

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  • Antero 840CN03

    Strong heat resistant & chemical resistant

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Leasing 3D Printers

If you’re looking to 3D printer leasing, Tri-Tech 3D provide direct rental contracts on our full range of 3D printers, which can include post processing equipment and extended warranty, making your investment into 3D printing both affordable and help plan your annual expenditure.

How do I lease a 3D Printer?

The process is quite simple! First, you’ll need to undergo a credit check. This can be done quickly, usually within 24-48 hours. If you’re a new start-up company or sole trader, it may be more difficult to obtain finance, but deposit payments and directors guarantees can help. Talk to a leasing company to get a pre-proposed finance plan without any obligation. Once approved, you’ll know what value technology you can consider.

Funding in the most part, is provided by our sister company Stanford Marsh Finance (a division of the Stanford Marsh Group) or via our numerous strategic finance partners/brokers.

Rates are frequently checked to ensure competitiveness in the market place and you will find our terms highly attractive.  With options such as fixed term contracts, step rentals which make payments lower in the earlier years allowing time to grow the use from your new device.  Or deferred payment, enabling you to benefit from the technology ahead of when you start paying.

Why lease 3D Printers?..

Not only can leasing be financially beneficial to companies, but it can also give you the ability to remain ahead and current with technology. It also means your entry point to utilisation of a professional 3D printer is far more affordable than you may think – a professional 3D printer from as little as £299 per month, (including a wash system and 12-months support).

Furthermore, if like many companies today you are outsourcing 3D printing via a 3D Print Bureau, you are already spending an amount each month that when converted to a lease, could represents an in-house option at no extra cost (savings possibly).  Either talk to one of our team, or send us details of your average spend and we can help provide an ROI report.

In addition to our excellent rates, as an end user dealing directly with one vendor for finance, equipment and after sales care, your rental agreement will provide you with a future flexible upgrade path. We’ve enabled companies to acquire new technology prior to the completion of the minimum rental period, without the usual high termination figure charged by outside finance agencies.

All finance is subject to approval and none of the solutions detailed above are guaranteed to suit all scenarios. What we can promise however, is we will do our utmost to make the finance of your 3D Print solution as affordable and easy as possible.

What are the main benefits of leasing a 3D printer?

Leasing a 3D printer has many benefits compared to outright purchase. Leases are usually affordable, good for cashflow, and allow you to invest in more equipment without large amounts of money upfront. If you already outsource 3D print work, leasing can help you bring production in-house and may improve workflow and protect your intellectual property. Additionally, there are well-documented taxation benefits to companies in regard to leases.

When to lease VS buy a 3D printer?

When deciding whether to lease or buy a 3D printer, consider your needs. If you have a proven requirement and plan to run a system to its end-of-life, outright purchase may be best. However, if you want to keep your options open and stay up-to-date with new technology, leasing provides flexibility to upgrade at the end of a minimum leasing period.

I’m not ready to lease or buy a 3D printer – is a service an option?

If you’re not ready to lease or buy a 3D printer, outsourcing to a print bureau could be a great option. Companies like 3D Print Bureau offer access to a team of experts running a variety of professional 3D printers in different technologies. This allows you to pay as you go for the end part until your volume hits a level where bringing production in-house makes sense.

If you are interested in further information, please contact us.

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Why do companies buy a 3D Printer?

That’s a good question and asking it today we think has changed significantly from had it been posed 15-years or so ago. Traditionally a 3D Printer provided solutions to Rapid Prototyping, a functional model to prove fit, form & function, or to convey a design intent to a client (better than a 2D drawing, or even rendered 3D imagery).

And when that was the end requirement, the focus was more on choosing a manufacture who built reliable devices that print right first time and in the professional sector, where repeatable accuracy could be achieved.

Why do people buy from Tri-Tech 3D?

We could say we are a well-established company, part of a larger group, with years of industry experience, six UK locations and our own finance company. All of which is true, but also sounds familiar to what the others may say and in some cases, a “so what”.

Why we think our customers buy from Tri-Tech 3D and not just once, is we are a ‘customer centric’ business who treat people how we like to be dealt with ourselves. We want to know what you will get out of a system investment, we want to help drive that adoption and we want to see customers being successful.