Liquid Crystal Magna v.2 Launched by Photocentric

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Photocentric, the inventor of LCD 3D printing, has launched Liquid Crystal Magna v.2, a completely re-engineered LCD screen-based printer designed to take additive manufacturing to the next level. The LC Magna v.2 delivers significantly faster print speeds, boosts productivity rates, and reduces waste. Versatile and rugged, this brand-new Magna is well suited to small batch, on-demand, or full production applications, and consistently delivers accurate end-use parts at scale at a very low cost per unit.

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“Magna is the jewel in the crown of Photocentric, and we’re thrilled to launch this new model which builds on the solid foundations of its predecessor,” says Sally Tipping, sales director, Photocentric. “The product development team has maintained everything that has made the LC Magna so popular with our customers – including its impressive build volume – whilst adding a range of features that have boosted print speeds, further improved reliability and substantially increased processing power. We are tremendously excited about the possibilities of the new Magna and can’t wait to see what our customers do with it.”

Thanks to the latest refinements, the LC Magna v.2 offers substantially increased print speeds. For example, 36 Custom Dental Trays (80mm Z height) at 250μm layers can now be printed in 1 hour 13 minutes compared with 2 hours 22 minutes on the previous version of the LC Magna.

Its new hydrophobic platform has been designed to further boost productivity and reduce waste.

Supported by a comprehensive range of high-performance 3D resins and dedicated post processing units, this new LC Magna delivers an outstanding value proposition, ideal for a wide range of applications and sectors.

Thousands of Magna printers have now been deployed around the world and used in a wide variety of applications. Informed by extensive feedback from many of these customers, this new version of the Magna has undergone significant re-engineering to further improve reliability and performance.

Each Magna is pre-calibrated to facilitate a swift installation on-site.

Customers will have the opportunity to see this new LC Magna at a number of forthcoming shows over the next few months, including RAPID + TCT, United Kingdom, Mecspe 2022, Italy and AFM in Spain next month.


Photocentric is the inventor of LCD-based 3D printing, and an award-winning specialist resin and LCD printer manufacturer based in Cambridgeshire, UK and Arizona, USA.

Building on its vision of enabling custom mass manufacture with its innovative 3D printing technologies using LCD screens, Photocentric’s large format LCD printer range includes Liquid Crystal Magna, which delivers significant speed, volume, and cost savings to business around the world in a range of industries.

Photocentric is a patent holder in visible light curing technologies and specializes in photopolymerisation, manufacturing an innovative range of photopolymer resins compatible with any printer operating from 355nm to 460nm.

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