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Stratasys Fortus 450mc

Harness the speed, cost and material advantages of industrial FDM additive manufacturing. The Fortus 450mc delivers accurate, reliable performance that lets you transform supply chains, accelerate manufacturing and reduce production costs.

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The Fortus 450mc builds parts in the materials you’re familiar with, but with the advanced complexity and high requirements needed for today’s manufacturers. With easy-to-use interfaces and software controls, the Fortus printing systems make it easy to produce complex parts more efficiently and effectively.


For demanding applications, rely on the Fortus 450mc for high-performance materials such as FDM Nylon 12CF (carbon fiber), ULTEM resins and ST-130 soluble material for sacrificial composite tooling.

  • Complex, high-requirement parts production means you can embed hardware, circuitry, and other non-thermoplastic materials into your parts easily, with minimal downtime for changeover.
  • High-capacity material options on the 450mc increase your unattended build time up to two full weeks.
  • Advanced additive manufacturing is combined with the latest advances in FDM technology so you can expand your manufacturing business with speed, agility, and the freedom of your own designs.
  • Reduced operation and training time since Fortus systems require minimal training to operate and maintain, with a simple touchscreen interface and easy-to-replace build trays and loading options.
  • No special facility requirements mean you can install the Fortus printing systems anywhere since they produce no noxious fumes, chemicals or waste.



Bypass the high cost and lead time of traditional prototyping. Accelerate product development with 3D printed functional prototypes made with durable polymers. Carbon fiber, polycarbonate, PEI and PEKK are some of the strong materials available for fast prototyping to validate your design.

Jigs & Fixtures

Reduce CNC machine setup time by up to 80% and free up CNC capacity using 3D printed workholding tools. The Fortus 450mc’s design freedom and carbon fiber material let you make workholding tools faster and for less cost. Other 3D printed jigs and fixtures offer lightweighting and ergonomic benefits over machined metal tooling in addition to time and cost savings.

End-use Parts

The Fortus 450mc is the ideal on-demand solution for cost-effective manufacture of low-volume and bridge-to-production parts. Tool-less 3D printing means parts can be produced much faster and for lower cost, bypassing the traditional supply chain.

Printing Materials

  • ASA
  • ABS-M30
  • ABS-M30i
  • ABS-ESD7
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • PC-ABS
  • PC-ISO
  • FDM Nylon 12
  • Ultem™ 9085 Resin
  • ULTEM™ 1010 resin
  • Antero 800NA
  • Antero 840CN03
  • FDM Nylon 12CF
  • ST-130
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Stratasys Fortus 450mc

Stratasys Fortus 450mc Features

  • Build Envelope (XYZ)

    406 x 355 x 406 mm (16 x 14 x 16 in.)

  • System Size

    129.5 cm x 90.2 cm x 198.4 cm (51 x 35.5 x 78.1 in.)

  • System Weight

    601 kg (1325 lbs.)

  • Achievable Accuracy

    ± .127 mm (± .005 in.) or ± .0015 mm/mm (± .0015 in/in)

Full Specifications
Build Envelope (XYZ)

406 x 355 x 406 mm (16 x 14 x 16 in.)

Material Delivery

450mc: Two bays each for material and support

System Size and Weight

129.5 cm x 90.2 cm x 198.4 cm (51 x 35.5 x 78.1 in.) 601 kg (1325 lbs.)

Achievable Accuracy

Parts are produced within an accuracy of ± .127 mm (± .005 in.) or ± .0015 mm/mm (± .0015 in/in), whichever is greater). Z part accuracy includes an additional tolerance of -0.000/+slice height. Note: Accuracy is geometry dependent. Achievable accuracy specification derived from statistical data at 95% dimensional yield.

Network Communication

10/100 base T connection. Ethernet protocol.

Operator Attendance

Limited attendance for job start and stop required.

Power Requirements

208VAC 3 phase, 50/60 Hz, consumes 18 Amps

Regulatory Compliance

CE, cTUVus, RCM, EAC, FCC Part B


All Fortus systems include Insight™ and Control Center™ job processing and management software. Compatible with GrabCAD Print for use with job reports, scheduling and remote monitoring. U.S. government agency STIG compliance via Stratasys ProtectAM technology is powered by Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® software.

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10 (Pro, Enterprise, Education), Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 (Pro, Enterprise), Microsoft Windows 7 (Pro, Enterprise, Ultimate), Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. Insight software requires a 64-bit operating system.

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Making The Move To 3D Printing

Stratasys 3D Printing Buyer's Guide

As you begin your search for the right 3D printing solution, this guide will help you understand the questions you’ll need to ask as well as provide insight into the technologies, materials and services available to you.

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Move up to industrial additive manufacturing. Harness the speed, cost and material advantages of industrial FDM additive manufacturing. The Fortus 450mc delivers accurate, reliable performance that lets you transform supply chains, accelerate manufacturing and reduce production costs.

Demonstrated industrial performance.

Demonstrated by over 1800 worldwide installations, Fortus 450mc printers deliver results that manufacturers rely on. Tool up, prototype and produce faster and for lower cost compared to traditional manufacturing.

Accurate and repeatable results.

Stratasys FDM printers set the standard for repeatable print results that accurately reflect your CAD model. For consistent production in industrial printing applications, you can rely on the Fortus 450mc.

Data protection.

ProtectAM data security safeguards sensitive printer system information and provides ongoing security of information processing. This includes U.S. DOD STIG compliance, enabled by Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® software.

Red Hat is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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The ability to support our customers is the cornerstone of our business. Our engineers are available 12 hours per day, 5 days per week, our award-winning technical team can assist you with your 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing challenges in a timely manner.

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3D Printing Services

Are your 3D Printing machines all in-use? Do you need a material or technology you don’t currently have in-house? No matter your situation, the team at Computer Aided Technology can get you back on track to meet your deadline by providing you with 3D printed part services.

We can provide you with project support on a vast number of technologies including: FDM, SLS, DLP, CLIP, MultiJet Fusion, PolyJet, Stereolithography, 3D Printed Metals, CNC Machining, Injection Molding, Urethane Cast Molding

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As the Nation’s leading Stratasys partner, no one is more qualified to build and support your product development process.  We believe everyone should have access to our curated portfolio of transformative engineering and manufacturing technologies.

By listening to and working with you, we will find the right solution for you at the right time, with an implementation and growth plan to support your business ambitions.

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