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Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM)

BAAM technology allows creating 3D large-scale products in a matter of hours.

BAAM (Big Area Additive Manufacturing) is an industrial sized, additive machine. The machine uses the proven design and technology from our laser platform, including the machine frame, motion system, and control, and has been adapted with an extruder and feeding system. BAAM was designed to allow 3-D printing to be used for production manufacturing. The size and speed allow large parts to be made quickly. The ability to use commodity thermoplastic materials means that the cost per part will be reasonable. By designing a system with an open architecture for material vendors, material costs will be kept lower and with more options.


  • Steel Plated Frame
  • 80 lbs/hour Feedrate
  • Linear Motor Drives
  • Touchscreen Control
  • Commodity Materials
  • Print Areas Available:
    • 140″ x 65″ x 34″
    • 240″ x 90″ x 72″


WORKPIECE DIMENSIONS FRAME CONTROL MOTION SYSTEM EXTRUDER MATERIALS • X axis: 140” 240” • Y axis: 65” 90” • Z+W axis: 34” 72” • Aluminum honeycomb gantry • Linear motor drive system • Absolute positioning accuracy: +/- 0.005” • Steel plate fabrication • Stress relieved • Feedrate: 80 lbs/hour • Dynamic Flow Control • Unique Automatic Tamping • Proprietary Extruder for 3D Printing • Extrusion Die (Nozzle) Diameters: 0.300” and 0.200” • Microsoft Windows OS • LCD color touch screen • Network interface/USB Outlet CINCINNATI, has tested ABS, PPS, PEKK and Ultem. By adding carbon fiber and glass fiber, strength and thermal stability is improved. Users are welcome to develop their own proprietary materials and parameters.

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