Are there any safety concerns?

We recommend wearing a dust mask while refilling powder, removing excess powder or recycling powder.

Always unplug the Sintratec Kit before opening the cover plate or servicing the Sintratec Kit in general.

Always wear the laser safety glasses when removing the laser safety box or when calibrating the laser.

What are the main advantages of Laser Sintering compared to other 3D printing technologies?

Compared to stereolithography (SLA):

  • Significantly more durable
  • Very robust even in UV light conditions
  • Freedom of form
  • no additional support structures needed
  • Higher thermal load

Compared to filament 3D printers (FDM):

  • Significantly more sturdy
  • Higher resolution
  • Freedom of form
  • no additional support structures needed

Read more: Compare of common 3D printing technologies