A Side-by-side Comparison

Formlabs Form 3B+ vs. SprintRay Pro S Series

Form 3B+ vs. SprintRay Pro S Series

See why Formlabs Form 3B+ is the leading 3D printer in dental fabrication.

Formlabs Form 3B+

Complete Cost

$6,300
Form 3B+ Ecosystem

The $5,150 starting price includes all the essential tools required to start printing, software, plus one year of Dental Service Plan. The Form 3B+ Complete Package for $6,300 adds also automated post-processing tools for a turnkey solution. Buy from Formlabs via sales or the online store or purchase through one of our distribution partners.

Cost of Ownership

Formlabs resin tanks cost 40% less and last 3X longer than SprintRay

Store resins in tanks conveniently, safely, and 30% longer

Ease of Use

Automated resin dispensing

Automated post processing

Easy part removal with Build Platform 2

Automated resin mixing for consistent printing

Build Surface Area

Larger build surface, higher productivity

Surface Area

Print Resolution

Print Resolution

Accurate, repeatable prints with a smooth surface finish

Print Resolution

For illustration purposes only.

Formlabs Form 3B+
25-200

micron Z resolution

25

micron XY resolution

Print Technology

LFS™

Low Force Stereolithography

A new generation of stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing, where reduced peel forces lead to incredible surface finish and part clarity.

Minimum laser spot size

Minimum laser spot size

LFS uses a laser and constant line scanning small increments

LFS uses a laser and constant line scanning small increments

Supported Dental Applications & Materials

Formlabs Form 3B+

12 dental indications

A wide range of indications on a single printer, validated, tested, and directly supported by Formlabs.

Draft Dental Overhead

SprintRay Pro S Series

Complete Cost

$15,000+
SprintRay

SprintRay Pro S printers start at $8,995, which includes only the printer and bottle of resin. An additional service plan, costly post-processing solutions, and paid software subscription adds up to more than $15,000 for the complete package.

Cost of Ownership

Expensive resin tanks that require more frequent replacement

Hassle of tank storage limited to 6 months of shelf life

Ease of Use

Manual resin refills

Automated post processing

Destructive part removal

Manual resin mixing required periodically

Build Surface Area

Smaller build surface, smaller batches, more manual labor

Surface Area

Print Resolution

Print Resolution

Inferior fit and accuracy, visible layer lines

Print Resolution

For illustration purposes only.

Sprintray Pro55 s / pro95 s
50-170

micron Z resolution

55 / 90

micron XY resolution

Print Technology

DLP

Digital Light Processing

There’s a direct trade-off between resolution and build volume, which also limits the range of applications

Minimum laser spot size

Minimum laser spot size

DLP uses a projector screen to project layers of squared voxels

DLP uses a projector screen to project layers of squared voxels

Supported Dental Applications & Materials

SprintRay Pro55 S

8 dental indications

Limited versatility and build volume, for applications that require better accuracy.

SprintRay Pro95 S

7 dental indications

Limited versatility, for applications that can work with lower accuracy.

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Form 3BL

Expanded Capacity for the Same Price

Thanks to the lower cost of the printer, accessories, and included service plan, you can buy a fleet of three Form 3B+ printers for the price of one SprintRay Pro S printer to scale your throughput, be able to print different materials simultaneously, and have peace of mind to avoid downtime. 

Meet the Form 3B+

High Quality Parts, Large Build Volume, Low Cost

Each of our ever-expanding variety of indications is extensively validated and tested to ensure quality and accuracy. Switch seamlessly between a library of Dental Resins with a no-hassle cartridge system.

Material

Draft Resin

Parts per print

9

Per part cost

$2.10

Batch production print time

1 h

Orthodontic models

Note: print time and cost will vary based on part geometry, material, layout, and orientation.

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See and feel Formlabs quality firsthand. We’ll ship a free sample part to your lab or practice.

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Try our interactive ROI tool to see how much time and cost you can save when 3D printing on Formlabs 3D printers.

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