Hydra 16A

THE HYDRA 16A – The Freestanding (Floor) Model 

High Reliability - Low Maintenance - High Uptime - Heated Enclosure - Large Volume

 

  • The Hydra 16AS (250mm Standard Height) was formerly called the 430 (with the smaller bed) or 640 (with the larger bed).
  • The Hydra 16AT (500mm Tall Height) was formerly called the 645.
  • Heated, enclosed build environment and filament storage protects your build and material from outside environmental changes
  • The Hydra 16A printers work with all Hyrel print heads, allowing you to work with numerous materials, including store-bought or home-made filaments, clays, pastes, hydrogels, photo-initiators, and cementitious materials
  • Designed with safety in mind
  • Rugged, all-metal design
  • Includes interchangeable mounting system
  • Plug-and-play modular heads
  • Ready for upgrade/expansion options
  • Compatible with large volume extruders
  • Optional 200C hotbed (larger than 300x400mm requires 208 or 220VAC)
  • Optional 3-Phase Spindle Tool
  • Optional Chilled and/or Vacuum Beds
  • Optional 40W CO2 Laser on Standard Height Models
  • 40W CO2 Laser NOT AVAILABLE ON TALL MODELS
  • Hydra 16AS: 250mm Z, with the following bed options:
    • Bed 43W is 400×300, 120°C
    • Bed 43H is 400×300, 200°C
    • Bed 64W is 600×400, 120°C
    • Bed 64H is 600×400, 200°C
  • Hydra 16AT: 250mm Z, with the following bed options:
    • Bed 64W is 600×400, 120°C
    • Bed 64H is 600×300, 200°C

16AS

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TECH SPECS

BUILD VOLUME
  • X Axis 400 mm (opt. 600 mm)
  • Y Axis 300 mm (opt. 400 mm)
  • Z Axis 250 mm (opt. 500 mm)
POSITIONAL ACCURACY:
  • X Axis+/- 60 microns
  • Y Axis +/- 60 microns
  • Z Axis +/- 10 microns
POSITIONAL RESOLUTION:
  • X Axis 6 microns
  • Y Axis 6 microns
  • Z Axis 1 micron
 
CHASSIS & ENCLOSURE:
  • Powder-coated Steel & Anodized Aluminum
  • Plastic Windows

 

MOTION CONTROL:
  • Four Precision Ball Screws in Z-axis
  • Precision Linear Bearing System in X, Y, and Z Axes
ELECTRONICS:
  • State-of-the-art 150+ MHz 32-bit ARM processor
  • Modular, micro-stepping motor-drivers with closed-loop encoding
  • Integrated, Dual CAN-bus architecture
  • “Smooth Move” motion control technology firmware
  • Integrated camera
TABLET PC:
  • USB: Four USB 2.0 Ports (External)
  • WLAN: WiFi Capable

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS

OUT OF THE BOX, LID OPEN
  • Weight: 300 lbs / 136 kgs
  • Length: 48 in / 122 cm
  • Width:  35 in / 89 cm
  • Height: 68 in / 173 cm
  • 645, height 78 in / 198 cm
OUT OF THE BOX, LID CLOSED
  • Weight: 300 lbs / 136 kgs
  • Length: 48 in / 122 cm
  • Width:  35 in / 89 cm
  • Height: 55 in / 140 cm
  • 645, height 65 in / 165 cm
ATX POWER SUPPLY SPECS:
  • Power: 750 W
  • Voltage: 115 / 230 V
  • Current: 16 / 8 A
  • Frequency: 60 / 50 Hz
  • Physical On/Off Switch: Yes
  • IEC-60320 C14 connector
  • IEC-60320 C13-to-NEMA 15 Power Cable
  • US Standard (International must supply own)

COMPATIBLE HEADS

HOT FLOW HEADS:
  • MK1-250 
  • MK2-250
  • MK1-450 
COLD / WARM FLOW HEADS:
  • EMO-25, COD-25
  • VOL-25, VCD-25
  • KRA-15, KCD-15
SYRINGE HEADS:
  • SDS-5, CSD-5
  • SDS-10, CSD-10
  • SDS-30, CSD-30
  • SDS-60, CSD-60
OTHER HEADS:
  • Spindle Tool
  • Lasers (no CO2 on tall models)
  • Extra Cooling Fan
  • Microscope

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Enclosed HYREL 3D Printer with power cord
    Seven USB ports for peripherals
  • Four tool positions for print heads
  • Tablet PC with Windows 10 and all software, firmware, and drivers installed and tested
  • Large (see above) Heated Build Area
  • Chamber Lighting
  • Emergency Off (EMO) Button & Illuminated Control Panel

SERVICE & SUPPORT