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BMF Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL)

High Precision Micro 3D Printing – Ideal for 3D Printing and Advanced Manufacturing for Electronics

Rapid prototypes and full-scale manufacture
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Using the largest range of plastic materials
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MICRO SL

MICROSL build volume blue Max. Build Volume: 100 x 100 x 75 mm
MICROSL resolution blue Lowest Resolution: 2 µm
MICROSL layer height blue Layer Height: 5 - 50 µm
MICROSL feature size blue Minimum Feature Size: 0.02 mm
MICROSL tolerances blue Tolerances: ± 0.05 %
MICROSL materials blue Materials: Rigid

What is BMF Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL) 3D Printing?

Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL) is a type of 3D printing technology that uses a UV light projector to cure a liquid photopolymer resin into a solid object. The resin is added to a tray, and the UV light projects the desired shape onto the resin. The light cures the resin and solidifies it, layer by layer. The process continues until the entire object has been built. PµSL is known for producing high-quality parts with a high level of detail and accuracy.

Medical micro 3D printing and electronics micro 3D printing can be used to manufacture a number of products, such as delicately bespoke surgical stents or microfluidic channels for labs-on-a-chip devices. It can print at 10µm layers to achieve a surface polish of up to 0.4µm Ra on top surfaces and 1.5µm on sidewalls with a diverse material range, including metals, plastics, and ceramics. Users can tailor the material to their application.

 

Our micro (PµSL) 3D printing Services

Introducing the BMF microArch® series: two printers that are reshaping the landscape of precision 3D printing. The 10-micron series printer offers unrivalled detail for industrial-grade prototyping, while the 2-micron series sets a new standard for microfluidics micro 3D printing services and manufacturing the tiniest and most intricate components.

 

At IPFL, we harness the capabilities of these printers to turn the most complex designs into reality, opening up a world of possibilities for innovation and design excellence. This is also made possible via our CNC routing and diffusion bonding capabilities.

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Why using BMF projection micro stereolithography (PµSL)?

Ultra-High Resolution - Achieves resolutions up to 10 μm, making it one of the highest precision 3D printing technologies available
Microscale Manufacturing - Tailored for microscale applications, ensures consistent production of small-sized parts.
Diverse Industrial Applications - Ideal for sectors such as electronics, medical devices, microfluidics
Eco-Friendly Materials - Utilizes environmentally conscious resins, aligning with sustainability goals in manufacturing.
Versatile Material Options - Offers metals, plastics, and ceramics for diverse micro 3D printing applications.
Contact us for a quote or talk to our accessible UK-based applications engineers and 3D Print Service team. Kick off your project within hours with our immediately accessible services tailored to your needs.

MICRO RG

A durable engineering material that may be used to print working end-of-life parts. It is biocompatible, with low water absorbtion, and may be used for a variety of applications such as electrical casings, medical devices, snap fittings, and functional prototypes.
Appearance
Transparent Yellow
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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Micro RG 4

MICRO HTL

High-performance material with great stiffness and heat resistance that can tolerate temperatures of up to 114°C. Utilised in load bearing applications, HTL delivers exceptional strength, stiffness, and heat resistance, offering up new choices in tooling, dies, and fixtures for precision components.
Appearance
Black or Transparent Yellow
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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Electronics Manufacturers

MICRO ST1400

High toughness and elongation properties, this material is tailor-made for projects requiring resilience, especially in snap-fit applications
Appearance
Transparent Yellow
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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MICRO TOUGH CARBON

Tough Carbon elevates 3D printing, merging the strength of our tough resin with carbon nanoparticles for optical precision, ideal for advanced optics.
Appearance
High Opacity Black
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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MICRO HIGH TEMP 300

HI TEMP 300 redefines heat resistance with an HDT surpassing 300°C. Perfect for demanding thermal environments, this translucent amber plastic offers unmatched reliability without requiring secondary thermal post-cure.
Appearance
Transparent Yellow
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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MICRO BIO

BIO Resin is designed for non-implantable medical use, meeting ISO 10993 standards. With sterilization capability and proven biocompatibility, it ensures safe, reliable medical-grade parts.
Appearance
Transparent Yellow
Toughness
Flexibility
Temperature Resistant
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