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First 3D printer of its kind in Canada


April 20, 2017
By PrintAction Staff
Fortus 900mc second generation 3D printer

With the installation of the Fortus 900mc Gen. 2, Niagara College is the country’s only material beta testing facility for Stratasys 3D printers.

The Niagara College advanced manufacturing division acquired the new printer with funding support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). It is housed at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Centre at Niagara College’s Welland campus.

The Fortus 900mc is the most advanced FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) system, capable of printing objects that measure more than 36 x 24 x 36 inches and providing an unlimited materials selection including highly specialized materials for medical, dental, aerospace, automotive, food production and general manufacturing.

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