Photocentric Innovator in Photopolymer, 3D Printing

Liquid Crystal Opus

Large, fast, and high resolution- the perfect option…

From the inventors of LCD 3D Printing, the Liquid Crystal Opus delivers fast, highly accurate prints, suitable for a wide variety of industries and applications.

A simple and versatile solution

Whether in a dental laboratory or engineering workshop, its intuitive and simple operation makes the Opus perfect for beginners or experienced users alike. Liquid Crystal Opus is a UV open-source 3D Printer.

Consistent and reliable performance

With its rugged construction the LC Opus has been designed to provide reliable and repeatable performance time and time again.

Start printing in minutes

Delivered pre-calibrated, Liquid Crystal Opus is ready to print straight out of the box. Simplified homing and recently developed vat with assisted cleaning mode.

Stay ahead of the competition

The speed and reliability of the Liquid Crystal Opus, combined with its low running costs ensure you will be leading the way.

Rapid curing speeds

Incredibly fast cure speeds of 2 seconds per layer* at 50µm layer thickness enables large volumes to be printed quickly and accurately.

*Resin dependent

Patented Technology

Impressive build volume of 12.2 x 6.9 x 8.7″ and patented ‘Vat-Lift’ peel release technology to deliver print reliability.

Robust and Reliable

Meticulous attention to detail and precision engineered mechanical components deliver outstanding performance.

How LC Opus Compares

Machine

Photocentric
LC Opus

Formlabs
Form 3

Formlabs
Form 3L

SprintRay
MoonRay Pro 95

Asiga
Max 385 UV

Build Volume


Large


Small


Large


Small


Small

Speed


Very Fast


Very Slow


Slow


Slow


Very Slow

Accuracy


Good


Good


Good

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Cost Per Part


Low


High


High


High


High

Running Costs


Low


High


High


High


High

Easy and simple workflow

1. CAD files loaded in Photocentric Studio and prepared for printing in a few clicks. 

2. 3D printing process creates models, layer by layer.

3. Printed parts are washed removing excess resin.

4. Parts are cured and ready for use.

UV Materials

Use our dedicated range of optimised UV materials or your choice of third-party resins.

Wash and Cure units to partner your printer

Specialised wash and cure processes deliver optimised properties maintain accuracy and consistency.

Forward AM Ultracur3D® Photopolymers have been validated on our LC Opus 3D Printer

We are pleased to confirm that five different Ultracur3D® photopolymers are now fully validated and print-ready with LC Opus:

Ultracur3D® RG 50, Ultracur3D® EL 4000, Ultracur3D® ST 45 Black, Ultracur3D® ST 1400, Ultracur3D® ST 80

A genuine all-rounder
Whether prototyping or production LC Opus is the perfect solution for bringing your product to market

Dental Models
(22 per platform)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 1hrs 57 minutes
Weight- 342g (Full platform)
Material- Dental Model Grey

Dental Models With Removable Die
(11 models)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 3hrs 25 minutes
Weight- 231g (Full platform)
Material- Dental Model Beige

Turbine
(1:1 ratio internal compressor turbine )
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 19 hrs
Weight- 281g
Material- DLP High Tensile Grey

Hairdryer
(1:1 ratio)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 19 hours
Weight- 186g
Material- DLP Hard Black

A genuine all-rounder
Whether prototyping or production LC Opus is the perfect solution for bringing your product to market

Dental Models
(22 per platform)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 1hrs 57 minutes
Weight- 342g (Full platform)
Material- Dental Model Grey

Dental Models With Removable Die
(11 models)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 3hrs 25 minutes
Weight- 231g (Full platform)
Material- Dental Model Beige

Turbine
(1:1 ratio internal compressor turbine )
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 19 hrs
Weight- 281g
Material- DLP High Tensile Grey

Hairdryer
(1:1 ratio)
Layer Thickness- 50μm
(Over 95% of scanned data within +/- 100µm)
Print Time- 19 hours
Weight- 186g
Material- DLP Hard Black