The Hydra 340

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

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The Hydra 340 Benchtop Model Formerly the 17A

  • 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 40w CO2 laser 
  • Optional 200C hotbed (300x400mm)
  • Optional 3-Phase Spindle Tool
  • Optional Chilled and/or Vacuum Beds
  • Hydra 340: 300x400x250mm X/Y/Z

TECH SPECS

BUILD VOLUME
  • X Axis 300 mm
  • Y Axis 400 mm
  • Z Axis 250 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: 150 lbs / 136 kgs
  • Length: 41 in / 104 cm
  • Depth:  27in / 69n cm
  • Height: 40in / 101 cm
Out of the box, LID CLOSED
  • Weight: 150 lbs / 136 kgs
  • Length: 41 in / 104 cm
  • Depth:  27in / 69n cm
  • Height: 28 in / 71 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
  • Extra Cooling Fan
  • Microscope

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Enclosed HYREL 3D Printer with power cord
  • Seven USB ports for peripherals
  • Five tool positions for print heads
  • Tablet on swivel mount or All-in-one PC, with Windows 10 and all software, firmware, and drivers installed and tested
  • Large 300x400x250mm Heated Build Area
  • Chamber Lighting
  • Emergency Off (EMO) Button & Illuminated Control Panel

SERVICE & SUPPORT