Why upgrade to the Stratasys J850 3D printer?

Article by Rod Mackay updated January 8, 2020


You should upgrade to a Stratasys J850, for the new standard in design and ultra-realistic simulation, The J850 delivers vibrant colour fidelity for your prototypes with PANTONE® and multi-material 3D printing capabilities.

Learn more about the product design workflow with the Stratasys J850 and how professional designers prototype with a colour 3D printer:

With the Stratasys J850™ 3D printer, you gain:

  • Two new materials exclusive to the J850
    • Produce concept models fast with DraftGrey™ and reduce your material cost by as much as 71% (actual savings range is 57-71%).
    • VeroUltraClear™ for high clarity with outstanding transparency. Light transmittance of 86% in comparison to glass — similar to polycarbonate (PC).
Stratasys J850 materials

Prototypes printed with the Stratasys J850, featuring DraftGrey [left] and VeroUltraClear [center] material

  • Additional material capacity
    • Print 7 materials simultaneously with the additional model channel – enabling printing of full colour, flexible, and transparent parts at the same time.
    • Limit downtime with the new, more efficient 4kg cartridge.
  • Accelerate your workflow
    • Print up to two times faster than the current Stratasys J750 High Speed Mode*.
  • Even more user friendly
    • Features an easy-to-use touch screen—no keyboard or mouse is required (Windows 10 compatible).

* Part geometry and tray pack dependent. Increase in speed is achieved with the J850’s Super High Speed Mode and 54μm layer resolution.

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Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.