The professional large format 3D printers

Additive manufacturing is not limited to small parts and models you can make at home: Some machines offer generous printing volumes, which can reach up to one cubic meter! This type of professional large format 3D printer can be based on various technologies, from additive metal manufacturing to fusion layering. We summarize for you the largest, professional FDM printers and give you an overview of the technology and possible applications of 3D printing for XXL objects. So if you’re considering buying a 3D printer, take a look at our selection of models, classified by print volume.

TOP 1: Super Discovery 3D printer workstation

Launched in 2017 by CNC manufacturer Barcenas, the Super Discovery 3D Printer Workstation is a workstation designed to support the requirements of Industry 4.0. Based on direct granular extrusion (FGF) technology, it is capable of producing large parts at high speed and significantly reducing production costs by using raw material in the form of granules. In technical terms, the workstation has a standard pressure volume of 1.3 x 2.5 x 1 m³ (3,250L), which can be customized – for example, there is already a model on the market with a volume of 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.8 m (11,250L). It also features a closed chamber, a heated pressure bed up to 150ºC, an extrusion system that can reach 410ºC, and integrated CNC technology for final quality finishing by milling. In terms of materials, the machine can work with a wide range of thermoplastics (ABS, ULTEM, PC, PPE, ASA, etc.).


The Box Large from BLB is the largest 3D printer on our list and has a print volume of 2000 x 2000 x 1500 mm (6000L). THE BOX Large is a professional 3D pellet printer developed by Swedish manufacturer BLB Industries. Launched in 2019, this uses pellet extrusion (FGF) 3D printing technology, whose advantages include reduced costs and a wide range of materials. This can also be supplied with up to two medium or large extruder nozzles. This solution is ideal for both prototyping and high-volume production.

TOP 3: The T3500 from Tractus3D

The Dutch manufacturer has developed a range of large-format industrial machines, the largest of which is the T3500. It has a print volume of 1000 x 1000 x 2000 mm (1650L) and prints at a speed of 300 mm per second. The 3D printer is equipped with a heating bed that can be heated up to 100°C, making it compatible with PLA, ABS and all other polymers – except high-temperature thermoplastics (> 300°C). The 7-inch touchscreen makes it easy to set up and operate the machine. A dual extruder is available as an option.

TOP 4: Atlas from Titan Robotics

The Atlas 2.5 is one of the large-format industrial 3D printers launched in 2016 by Titan Robotics, a company based in Colorado, USA. The Atlas 2.5 has a print volume of 1066 x 1066 x 1220 mm (1387L) offers. It is compatible with plastic pellets and filaments such as TPE, TPU, PLA, etc. The Atlas is said to be three times faster than comparable solutions and would reduce production time by ten times. The printer has a heated housing that gets to a temperature of up to 85°C, while its heating bed reaches up to 157°C.

TOP 5: 400 Series Workbench XTREME

The 400 Series Workbench XTREME 3D printer from US-based 3DPlatform is more than just a 3D printer. Launched in 2017, this dual extrusion machine has a print volume of 1000 x 1500 x 700 mm (1050L) and can be converted into a tool store to simplify manufacturing tasks. The FDM 3D printer features a heated tray, a control screen for easier processing, and automatic calibration to prevent wasted time and production errors. This large-format 3D printer offers a layer resolution of 70 microns.


The Delta WASP 3MT INDUSTRIAL belongs to Italian manufacturer WASP, which is known for large-format 3D printers, including the Crane WASP, its modular 3D design printer. In addition to its commitment to residential construction, this brand also relies on FDM technology in a big way. The Delta WASP 3MT INDUSTRIAL is a 3D printer with a closed camera, which avoids vibrations and printing errors. It has a print volume of 1000 x 12000 mm and can be purchased at a price of 22,000€.

TOP 6: Modix BIG Meter

Modix is an Israeli manufacturer that has developed a range of large format 3D machines for any type of application. In this case, it is the Modix BIG-Meter, a dual extrusion 3D printer that offers a print volume of 1010 x 1010 x 1010 mm (1030L). It is compatible with a wide range of thermoplastics, from standard to specific. The machine is equipped with a platen that can reach a temperature of 130°C, an end-of-filament detector, and a PEI print area for easy part removal.

TOP 7: BigRep One v3, specializing in large-scale 3D printers.

BigREP is a German manufacturer that became known as a specialist in the development of large-format 3D printers in 2014 with the launch of the first version of its BigRep One. Since that initial development, the brand has continued to evolve its 3D printers. This resulted in the BigRep One v3, a fused deposition 3D printer with a print volume of 1005 x 1005 x 1005 mm (1000L). It has a dual extruder and is capable of printing materials such as PLA or PETG.

TOP 8: F100 Creabot

Chinese manufacturer Creabot has a professional large format 3D printer, the F100, which can construct parts of 1000 x 1000 x 1000 mm (1000L). This has an extruder that can reach 420°C, a closed chamber that reaches 60°C and a vat that reaches 100°C. The F100 is therefore compatible with ABS, composite filaments, PETG and even nylon. The device also features remote control to ensure successful prints and minimize errors. Finally, it offers 0.1 mm accuracy and 200 mm/sec speed.

TOP 9: Tobeca 1000, a high-volume carbon fiber 3D printer.

Tobeca is a 3D printer that belongs to the French manufacturer of the same name. The Tobeca 1000 is a dual-extrusion 3D printer that has a print volume of 1000 × 1000 × 1000 mm (1000L). The 3D printer has a closed chamber that can reach up to 80 °C and extruders that can reach up to 300 °C, opening up the possibilities for printing with materials such as polycarbonate or carbon fiber-based filaments. It has a heated tray that reaches 150 ºC.

TOP 10: Delta WASP 3MT INDUSTRIAL, large format at a great price

The Delta WASP 3MT INDUSTRIAL, belongs to the Italian manufacturer WASP, known for large-format 3D printers, including the Crane WASP, a modular 3D printer for the construction industry. In addition to its commitment to enclosure development, this brand also relies on large-scale FDM technology. Its 3D printer has a closed chamber that eliminates vibration and printing errors. It is able to print with materials such as PLA, ABS, PETG… but also print from granules. It also has a printing volume of 1000 mm x 1000 mm (943L).

TOP 11: The Builder from Extreme 2000 Pro

Dutch manufacturer Builder is behind the Extreme 2000 3D printer, which offers a print volume of 700 x 700 x 1700 mm (833L) in a closed chamber. The print tray can reach up to 60 °C, while the integrated camera controls the printing process. The FDM 3D printer features automatic calibration and a filament sensor, making it very easy to use. Thanks to its two extruders, it can achieve a layer resolution between 0.05 and 0.06 mm and print different materials such as PLA, PET and other flexible plastics.



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