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Optomec 5X Aerosol Jet 3D Printing System


The Aerosol Jet 5X system is ideally suited for 3D Printed Electronics applications such as fully printed antennas, sensors, and Molded Interconnect Devices (MIDs). The system comes equipped with an Optomec Sprint print module ideally suited for high resolution printing of electronic circuits and devices for rapid prototyping, product development and printed material evaluation. An optional Optomec Marathon print module can be added for process development and low volume production runs. The Aerosol Jet 5x system comes with 5 axes of coordinated print motion.


Work area 200mm x 300mm x 200mm
X,Y,Z motion system +/- 10 microns accuracy per stage
Two Sprint Atomizers
One Sprint Fine Feature Deposition Head with Heater and Shutter
Interchangeable Sprint Wide Feature Deposition Head with Shutter
System and Process Control Software
Tool Path Generation Software
Stainless Steel Cabinet with Granite Table Top


Fine Feature Sizes to 10 um
Wide Feature Sizes to one millimeter
Many Inks and Substrates
Ink Viscosity Range from 1 to 1000 cP
Nano Material Deposition
Deposition onto 3D Substrates
Low Temperature Processing


Advanced development platform specifically geared for printing electronics onto complex 3D surfaces. Ideally suited for process development, rapid prototyping and low volume production. Example applications include:

3D Antenna for Smart Phones and Tablets
Complex Molded Interconnect Devices
Printed Sensors and Circuits for the Internet of Things
Low Volume Manufacturing

Printer is currently configured with Silver ink.
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Equipment is located in A147 MBI. Please email the system manager if you have any questions