About HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution
Hewlett-Packard has long back about two years ago first declared its intention of entering the 3D printing market. And now, the wait is finally over. HP has announced its first production-ready commercial 3D printing system called HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution.
It is the world’s first 3D printer for large-scale manufacturing and currently nine companies such as Nike, BMW, and Johnson & Johnson among others are testing the HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution. The portfolio includes two models: HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 Printer and HP Jet Fusion 3200 Printer. The 3200 Printer is good for prototyping and offers improved productivity. On the other hand, the 4200 Printer is designed for short-run manufacturing needs with high productivity to meet same-day demands.
Alex Monino, head of marketing for HP’s 3D printing business said, “Our vision and strategy is to play into the $4bn to $5bn market of 3D [printing] today that is mostly prototyping, but we have a bigger vision and that is to drive the next industrial revolution. That could unleash a potential market of up to $12tn, which is the manufacturing market.”
It has been designed to deliver production-quality parts up to 10 times faster and almost at half the cost of current commercial 3D print systems. Nigro, president of 3-D printing at HP says, “We want to change the way the world prints parts.”Customers are looking at how to transform their (3-D printing) business from prototyping to production,” he added.
“Prototyping is great, but companies want to know how to 3D-printing can transform their business,” says Nigro. The answer’s pretty simple: make it fast and affordable, and do it at scale.
Customers can pre-order HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution from HP’s website and but costly. The HP Jet Fusion 3D 3200 Printer is available from $130,000 and the full end-to-end solution which includes printer and a separate Processing Station starts at $155,000. The HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 Printer will be delivered in late 2016 while the other 3200 Printer model will come in 2017.
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