November 4, 2014

Stratasys Extends Accessibility of Unique Triple-Jetting 3D Printing Technology


The Objet260 and Objet350 Connex systems deliver advanced multi-material technology featuring new build envelope sizes

Learn about the new products at:

  • The SEMA Show, booth #24321, Nov. 4-7, at the Las Vegas Convention Center
  • EuroMold 2014, stands D90, Hall 11 and H139, Hall 8, Nov. 25-28, Frankfurt, Germany

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today launched six PolyJet 3D printers with compact and mid-size build envelopes, expanding the accessibility to triple-jetting technology.

The compact Objet260 Connex range brings the power of multi-material, triple-jetting technology to o ...

The compact Objet260 Connex range brings the power of multi-material, triple-jetting technology to office spaces, while providing parts with unrivalled product realism. Photo: Stratasys

The multi-material 3D printers include the compact Objet260 Connex1, Objet260 Connex2 and Objet260 Connex3, as well as the mid-size Objet350 Connex1, Objet350 Connex2 and Objet350 Connex3. The new additions deliver an excellent combination of application versatility, final product realism and material performance.

Following the January launch of the popular Objet500 Connex3 Color multi-material 3D Printer and more recently the Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2, these 3D printers meet the application needs for a variety of users.

Stratasys' triple-jetting technology is unique, allowing users to build products with up to three base materials in a single run, forming new Digital Materials such as Digital ABS or producing parts in vibrant colors. This technology 3D prints parts in a single, automated build with up to 80 material properties per part, ranging from rigid to rubber-like in a range of vibrant colors and a range of Shore A values producing exceptional final-product realism.

Objet260 and Objet350 Connex1

Bringing triple-jetting workflow benefits into an office setting for the first time, the Objet260 Connex1 3D Printer achieves multi-material 3D printing with three-material parts and mixed trays in a compact system. The same multi-material benefits are delivered by the mid-sized Objet350 Connex1 3D Printer, which gives users improved workflow benefits. Fewer material changeovers and hot swapping - or reloading material and support cartridges while the 3D printer is operating - allows for continuous part production.

The benefits provided by the Objet260 and Objet350 Connex1 facilitate the development of consumer product prototypes that simulate over-molding for rigid and soft-touch parts.

Objet260 and Objet350 Connex2

The compact Objet260 Connex2 and mid-sized Objet350 Connex2 multi-material 3D Printers combine all the benefits of Connex1 with the power of two-component Digital Materials.

Both 3D printers deliver advanced multi-material prototyping and manufacturing capabilities with mixed trays of more than 100 Digital Material options; including Digital ABS, a variety of Shore A values, and a range of opacities and shades.

Suitable for several applications, the Connex2 can build products with rigid, flexible and clear materials in one part. Manufacturers using Digital ABS can create mold cores and cavities for short-run injection molding or produce custom manufacturing tools like jigs and fixtures.

Objet260 and Objet350 Connex3

The Objet260 Connex3 is a color, multi-material 3D printer compact enough for office use. Along with the new Objet350 Connex3 for mid-sized parts or trays, and the Objet500 Connex3, Stratasys' unique color, multi-material technology is now accessible to a wide variety of users.

From industries such as consumer electronics requiring toughness, color and soft-touch parts, to manufactured parts in automotive combining Digital ABS with rubber-like material, Connex3 technology offers the complete range of PolyJet materials for color and maximum versatility in material properties for ultimate final-product aesthetics.

All Objet Connex3 systems will support files exported from CAD as VRMLs*, as well as STLs. This retains color designations from the designer, eliminating the need for the Connex3 operator to re-designate all shells in Objet Studio.

For more information about the Objet260 and Objet350 Connex1, 2 and 3 3D Printers, contact a reseller or visit Stratasys' website. Images, a video and a brochure are available by visiting the Stratasys newsroom.

*Support for VRML-exported CAD files will be available in Q4.

Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM®, PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates a digital-manufacturing service comprising RedEye, Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts. Stratasys has more than 2,500 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: or

Stratasys and Objet are registered trademarks, and Connex and PolyJet are trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates.

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Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release concerning Stratasys' beliefs about the benefits consumers will experience from the Objet260 Connex systems and the Objet350 Connex systems and Stratasys' expectation on the timing of shipping these new products, are forward-looking statements reflecting management's current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys' business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that consumers will not perceive the benefits of the Objet260 Connex systems and the Objet350 Connex systems to be the same as Stratasys does; the risk that unforeseen technical difficulties will delay the shipping of these new products, and other risk factors set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in Stratasys' most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 3, 2014. Stratasys is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by the rules and regulations of the SEC.


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