Stratasys Fortus 450mc

accurate and repeatable parts faster than ever before

Take Designs From Virtual to Real in Hours

Take your designs from virtual to real in a matter of hours with the Fortus 450mc 3D Printer. This 3D printer is a workhorse, capable of building repeatable, accurate parts like jigs, fixtures, factory tooling and production parts, as well as functional prototypes to withstand stringent testing. 

The Fortus 450mc can build parts as large as 16" x 14" x 16", works with eleven standard, engineering, and high-performance thermoplastics, and features an intuitive touchscreen interface for straightforward operation and maintenance. 

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Acrylonitrile styrene acrylate

– New Standard material for all-purpose prototyping
– UV-stabilized for outdoor production parts
– Superior aesthetics and 10 color options
– All-around average mechanical performance


Potential applications:

– Conceptual models
– Functional prototypes
– Manufacturing tools
– Production parts




Acrylonitrile Butadiene styrene

– High performing ABS blend 25-70% stronger than standard
– Versatile, well-understood material
– Available in a biocompatible version
      • ABS-M30i | ISO 10993 USP Class VI  (can  only print in Fortus machines)


Potential applications:

– Conceptual models
– Functional prototypes
– Manufacturing tools
– Production parts



Polycarbonate + Acrylonitrile Butadiene styrene

– Blended material that shares properties with ABS and PC
– Highest impact strength of Stratasys FDM materials
– Good toughness, durability, and heat resistance
– Available on the F123 platform


Potential applications:

– Conceptual models
– Functional prototypes
– Manufacturing tools
– Production parts




– Material known for its superior strength and durability
– Stable material that will not change shape over time
– Available in a biocompatible version
     • PC-ISO | ISO 10993 USP Class VI | F900 only
– Great material for use on the shop floor


Potential applications:

– Demanding prototypes
– Tooling & fixtures
– Metal bending patterns
– Composite patterns
– Medical production parts


Nylon 12


– Composite material
– Moderate chemical resistance


Potential applications:

– High-fatigue endurance
– Repetitive snap fits
– Friction-fit inserts



Soluble Model Material

– Engineered and tested specifically for sacrificial tooling applications
– High compressive strength
– Triangle fill pattern to optimize process speed | Build & dissolution
– Capable of Autoclave cure


Potential applications:

– Temporary pattern for hollow composite parts


ULTEM 1010


– Excellent strength & thermal stability
– Highest heat resistance of any FDM material 421˚F
– Flame, smoke, and toxicity rating
     • 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 | ASTM F814/E662
– Available in general purpose or biocompatible grade
     • ULTEM 1010CG | NSF51| ISO10993 Class VI


Potential applications:

– Advanced functional prototypes
– Production parts
– Manufacturing tools and patterns



ULTEM 9085


– Flame-retardant, high performing material
– High thermal & chemical resistance
– Flame, Smoke, and Toxicity rating
     • 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 | ASTM F814/E662
– Fungus resistant
     • MIL-STD-810G
– Available in general purpose or certified grade
     • Raw & filament analysis | lot number traceability


Potential applications:

– Advanced functional prototypes
– Production parts
– Manufacturing tools and patterns


Nylon 12CF

Polyamide + Chopped Carbon Fiber

– Composite material with 35% chopped carbon fiber reinforcement
– Highest flexural strength and stiffness-to-weight ratio FDM material
– Moderate chemical resistance
– Static dissipative qualities


Potential applications:

– Metal component replacement
– Production parts
– Tooling



Acrylonitrile Butadiene styrene

– A high strength material well suited for the medical, pharmaceutical and food packaging industries.
– Biocompatible, can be EtO or Gamma sterilized


Potential applications:

– Conceptual Modeling
– Functional Prototyping
– Manufacturing Tools
– Production Parts



Acrylonitrile Butadiene styrene

– Static-dissipative material based on ABS-M30
– Prevents build-up of static electricity
– Electrical Properties:
     • Volume Resistivity: 3.0×109 – 4.0×1010 ohm-cm
     • Surface resistance: 106 – 109 ohms


Potential applications:

– End-use components
– Electronic products
– Industrial equipment
– Jigs & fixtures




– Industrial thermoplastic
– Biocompatible, can be EtO or Gamma sterilized
– Electrical Properties:
     • Volume Resistivity: 1.5x1014 - 8.0x1013 ohm-cm


Potential applications:

– Conceptual Modeling
– Functional Prototyping
– Manufacturing Tools
– Production Parts



FDM Thermoplastic Filament

– A high performance polymer, PEKK based FDM thermoplastic
– Electrostatic dissipative (ESD) properties

– Exceptional chemical and wear resistance, ultra-low outgassing


Potential applications:

– Conceptual Modeling
– Functional Prototyping
– Manufacturing Tools
– Production Parts


Antero 800NA


– Pekk-based super material
– Strong mechanical properties
– Excellent chemical resistance
– Minimal outgassing and dimensional stability


Potential applications:

– Everything aerospace
– Production parts
– Advanced functional prototypes


Model Materials

ASA, ABS-M30, ABS-M30i, ABS-ESD7, PC, PC-ABS, PC-ISO, Nylon12, Nylon12 CF, ST130, ULTEM 9085, ULTEM 1010, Antero 800

Build Envelope Options

16 x 14 x 16 in.

System Size / Weight

51 x 35.5 x 78.1 in./with crate: 1,500 lbs., without crate: 1,325 lbs.

Material Delivery Options

Two bays each for model and support canisters. For maximum material capacity, Xtend 500 Fortus Plus material boxes are available for ABS-M30 (ivory and black), PC (polycarbonate) and their support materials. Each box contains 500 cubic inches of thermoplastic, so the 450mc can run nonstop for over two weeks without changing material.

Regulatory Compliance


Power Requirements

208 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 3 phase, 18A/phase

Support Structure

10/100 base T connection; Ethernet protocol

Achievable Accuracy

Parts are produced within an accuracy of ± .005 in. or ± .0015 in/in, whichever is greater. (Accuracy is geometry dependent. Achievable accuracy specification derived from statistical data at 95% dimensional yield.)


Insight Software, GrabCAD Print

layer Thickness

  • 0.013 in.
  • 0.010 in.
  • 0.007 in.
  • 0.005 in.

GrabCad-Software for Stratasys 3D Printers

GrabCAD Print

Professional 3D Printing Made Easy and Accessible

GrabCAD Print is the most complete solution for Stratasys 3D printers on the planet. The intuitive, easy-to-use software allows for simplified preparation, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting of print jobs. With the ability to read and understand CAD files natively, GrabCAD Print offers an efficient workflow that streamlines job management in shared office and model shop environments.



Insight Software for Stratasys 3D Printers



Insight software prepares your CAD program’s STL output for 3D manufacturing on a Fortus machine by automatically slicing and generating support structures and material extrusion paths. For maximum control, users can manually edit parameters that determine the look, strength, and precision of parts as well as the speed and material use of the FDM process.  

  • Optimize build orientation for maximum strength and smoothest surface finish
  • Customize supports for fast, easy removal and best use of materials
  • Program pauses into the build for any reason, such as to embed hardware or circuitry
  • Manipulate tool paths for advanced control over part properties

Included with Insight is Control Center. This sophisticated software application communicates with user workstations and Fortus systems, to manage jobs and monitor production status. Design, engineering, and manufacturing teams can network and share 3D manufacturing capacity to maximize efficiency and throughput.

*Compatible with GrabCAD Print for use with job reports, scheduling, and remote monitoring.

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