The Hydra 16A

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

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The Hydra 16A – the Freestanding (Floor) Model 
Note that due to nomenclature confusion, this has been renamed back to the 16A.

  • The Hydra 430 and 640 are the 16AS (250mm Standard Height) with different bed options.
  • The Hydra 645 is the 16AT (500mm Tall Height)
  • Heated, enclosed build environment and filament storage protects your build and material from outside environmental changes
  • Works with all Hyrel print heads, allowing you to work with numerous materials, including ABS, BendLay, Clay (including metal and precious metal clay), Flex45, LayBrick, LayWood, NinjaFlex, Nylon (including Taulman 618, 645 and 910), PC, PEEK, PET, PLA, Plasticine, PlastInk Rubber, Play-Doh, PP, PPSU, PVA, RTV SIlicone, Sculpey, Sugru, T-Glase, Ultem, and your own custom filaments and emulsions.
  • Designed with safety in mind
  • Rugged, all-metal design
  • Includes interchangeable mounting system
  • State-of-the-art, plug-and-play electronics (Gib System)
  • Ready for upgrade/expansion options
  • Compatible with large volume extruders
  • Optional 200C hotbed (larger than 300x400mm requires 230VAC)
  • 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

 

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
  • All-in-one 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

Our Warranty Policy is contained within our Ordering Terms, Policies, and Conditions page. We are committed to providing the best customer service and support possible.