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Formlabs Form Wash

The Form Wash is an automated cleaner for the parts produced on Formlabs SLA 3D printers. Engineered to clean parts in less time and saving you from the manual cleaning process.

Overview

The Form Wash is an automated cleaner for SLA parts, engineered to clean parts in less time and save the manual cleaning process.

Simply place your parts in the Form Wash, set an appropriate time, and let the machine do the work. It is an innovative machine and 9/10 Formlabs customers use the Form Wash and Form Cure.

A Consistent, Automated Workflow

3D printed parts are precisely agitated in Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), getting every nook and cranny clean.

Set it and Forget it

Simply set the appropriate time and let Form Wash get to work.

Easy to learn and use

The Form Wash requires little intervention or maintenance.

Automatic Part Removal

Prevents parts from getting over-soaked and warped.

Hydrometer

A custom hydrometer tool to check IPA saturation.

Storage

Behind the wash bucket to keep finishing tools tidy.

Siphon Pump

Easy IPA transfer into and out of the wash bucket.

Formlabs Form Wash Features

Formlabs Wash Lift Part

Time saver

The Formlabs Form Wash automates the cleaning of resin residue from your 3D Printed parts. You just have to set the correct time and then you are free to do whatever you want to do in the meanwhile.

The Form Wash will automatically open and remove your part from the IPA at the set time. Parts air dry and are ready when you are.

Reliable

The Form Wash is a highly reliable product with excellent performance. The build platform goes directly into the machine to clean the 3D printed parts thoroughly.

Working with parts directly on the build platform allows you to go glove-free.

With the ability to automate washing parts, the Form Wash eliminates the regular manual washing process.

Formlabs Form Wash reliability
Improve part performance

Consistency

The Form Wash contains Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) around your printed parts that stir up 90% cleaning them completely. The form wash tank can hold 8.6 litres of IPA, which is large enough to wash 70 prints.

Compatible With All Formlabs Materials

Select your material from a list and let Form Wash auto clean your parts for the appropriate time.

Automated Post Processing

For almost any 3D printing technology, post processing adds time and limits throughput.

Formlabs post processing solutions simplify and automate post processing so you can consistently produce quality results and maintain a tidy workspace with less time and effort. The Form Wash and Form Cure machines streamline and automate rinsing and post-curing of stereolithography prints.

Formlabs Form Wash and Cure Machine

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Compare Formlabs Form Wash and Form Wash L

SLA 3D Printer Post Processing Machines

Form WashForm Wash L
Printer CompatibilityForm 4,  Form 4B, Form 3, Form 3B, Form 2Form 4, Form 4B, Form 3L, Form 3BL, Form 3, Form 3B, Form 2
Dimensions26.2 x 29.3 x 34.0 cm
10.3 x 11.5 x 13.4 in
Height when open: 64 cm (25.2 in)
78.0 x 46.0 x 67.0 cm
30.7 x 18.1 x 26.4 in
Height when open: 113 cm (44.5 in)
Weight6.7 kg
14.5 lbs
56.7 kg (without solvent)
125lbs (without solvent)
Bucket Volume8.6 L37.9 L
10 US gal
Maximum Part Size14.5 × 14.5 × 17.5 cm
5.7 x 5.7 x 6.9 in
33.5 x 20 x 30 cm
13.2 x 7.9 x 11.8 in
Suggested Operating EnvironmentSuggested 18—28 °C
Suggested 64—82 °F
Suggested 18—28 °C
Suggested 64—82 °F
Agitation MethodMagnetically coupled impellerMagnetically coupled impeller
Included Accessoriesa. Wash Bucket
b. Wash Basket
c. Hydrometer
d. Siphon Pump
e. Flexible Scraper
f. Scraper
g. Tweezers
h. Flush Cutters
a. Wash Bucket
b. Wash Basket
c. Electric Solvent Pump
d. Flexible Scraper
e. Scraper
f. Flush Cutters
g. Rinse Bottle
h. Gloves
i. Form 3 Build Platform Adaptor
Power Requirements90–240 V
2.0 A 50/60 Hz
50 W
Input (NA) 100 - 120 VAC, 50-60Hz, 1A
Input (EU) 220 - 240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 1A
Compatible SolventsIPA, TPM, WaterIPA, TPM, Water

Formlabs Form Wash SLA Post Processing Steps

Formlabs Form Wash step 1

Step 1: Open the Form Wash

Turn the knob to navigate the display menu to Open or Raise, depending on your machine, then push the knob to select.

The Form Wash lifts the mount and basket out of the wash bucket.

Formlabs form wash step 2

Step 2: Insert parts and wash

To wash printed parts directly on the build platform, or remove parts from the build platform and place them in the basket.

Set the wash time and start the machine.

Formlabs Form Wash step 3

Step 3: Remove the parts

The platform mount and basket raise automatically at the end of the wash cycle. The solvent that drips onto the inner lid as parts dry drains into the wash bucket.

Remove the build platform from the platform mount or remove parts from the basket, depending on the washing method chosen.

Interested in a Formlabs Form Wash?

Call us free at  1-877-219-6757  and get your questions answered