BASE Support Removal

The patent-pending BASE solution offers the largest envelope in our Support Removal series of machines and delivers uniform, high-quality results for every part, regardless of geometry, with short cycle times to meet high-volume production needs. The PostProcess BASE removes supports from the following 3D printing technologies: FDM, SLA, CLIP, PolyJet, and more.

The BASE provides delicate to robust support removal with higher throughput using 360-degree spray agitation to ensure complete part coverage. The system is ruggedly designed for the largest additive manufactured parts, with an envelope measuring 53" W x 30" L x 32" H.

PostProcess’ proprietary Volume Velocity Dispersion (VVD) technology, a series of high volume and flow jet streams spraying bidirectionally coupled with a perpendicular linear motion for mechanically assisted support removal, ensures fast cycle times with virtually no damaged parts. Because of the high-volume (200 GPM), low-pressure system (35 PSI), parts feel a powerful yet gentle, all-encompassing flow of detergent that also keeps the part in place. Once applied, the constant force felt by the part reduces the risk of damaging parts. One result of the bi-directional jetting action is the part remains stationary and avoids any potential collisions that a circulation tank may subject parts to damage.

By combining PostProcess' proprietary AUTOMAT3D™ software program with precisely controlled energy and exclusive additive formulated detergents, the BASE delivers consistent, hands-free support removal for 3D printed parts. This solution accelerates your operations with features like intelligent cycle time programming, customizable settings, one-touch repeatability with recipe storage, and pre-programmed preventative maintenance schedules.

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BASE Resources

Envelope Size

40” x 27.5” x 26 in.
(102 x 70 x 66 cm)

Hardware Features

Volume Velocity Dispersion (VVD) technology
Customizable settings
Set and save programs for future runs
Stainless steel envelope
Textured powder coated enclosure
Counter-weighted vertical sliding door
In-line strainer
Multiple fixtures available
Drain
Casters for easy installation

BASE Support Removal Automated Submersion System

Size and Weight

68.7 x 40.7 x 93.2 in. (174 x 103 x 238 cm)
1500 lbs. empty. 2000 lbs full

Detergent

Polyjet Materials: PG1C Detergent
FDM Materials: PG2C Detergent
Anti foaming Agent: PG7 (optional)

Full Technical Specifications Below

Download the BASE Spec Sheet

Hardware Features

  • Volume Velocity Dispersion (VVD) technology
  • Customizable settings
  • Set and save programs for future runs
  • Stainless steel envelope
  • Textured powder coated enclosure
  • Counter-weighted vertical sliding door
  • In-line strainer
  • Multiple fixtures available
  • Drain
  • Casters for easy installation

Size and Weight

  • Envelope: 40” L x 27.5” W x 26” H (102 cm x 70 cm x 66 cm)
  • Machine closed door footprint: 68.7″ L x 40.7″ W x 93.2″ H (174 cm x 103 cm x 238 cm)
  • Approximate Weight: 1500 lbs. empty; 2000 lbs. full

Electrical – US

  • Voltage: 208V 3 Phase
  • Amperage: 50A
  • Connector: 560P9W (IP67)

Electrical – EU

  • Voltage: 400V 3 Phase
  • Amperage: 25A
  • Connector: HBL532P6W

AUTOMAT3D™ Software Features

  • Variable temperature (85-160°F, 29-71°C)
  • Programmable cycle time
  • Proprietary Agitation Algorithms

Detergent

  • Polyjet Materials: PG1C Detergent
  • FDM Materials: PG2C Detergent
  • Anti Foaming Agent: PG7 (optional)

Safety Features

  • Emergency stop
  • Auto-interrupt
  • Compliant with all OSHA regulations


All of PostProcess patent-pending engineered solutions have been developed for high-performance and optimized to use our additive formulated detergents and media. PostProcess offers detergents in pre-mixed 5 gallon and 55 gallon containers. Concentrated versions are also available.