HP Jet Fusion 4200 3D Printing Solution Product Documentation Site Preparation Guide...
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Table of contents 1 Overview ........................................1 System configuration ................................1 Documentation ..................................1 Site preparation overview ............................... 1 Customer responsibility ................................2 Safety questions and answers ............................... 6 2 Site preparation requirements for the printer ............................. 8 Physical space requirements ..............................8 Load bearing ....................................
Introduction to the HP Cloud environment ........................36 Information about networking and security ........................38 Networking requirements ..............................39 Computer requirements ............................... 40 Test your connection to HP Cloud ............................41 Final checks ..................................... 46 5 Site preparation checklist ..................................48...
Overview System configuration Your printer is supplied almost fully assembled and ready for the simple installation procedures performed by your support engineer. It comes complete with printheads and a printhead cleaning roll. Documentation The following documents are available: Site preparation guide (this document) ●...
Environmental specifications on page 11 Ventilation on page For the 4210, HP recommends using the HP Jet Fusion 3D 4210 Material Unloading Kit to unload material ● from a material loading tank. If a customized unloading station is used to unload material from the material loading tank, it is the customer’s responsibility to assess the installation by reference to the EPD...
After printing the parts and removing the material in the processing station, you must clean the parts to remove the thin layer of material attached to the surface. To do this, you need a bead-blasting machine. HP recommends a bead-blasting machine with the following specifications: For PA materials: ●...
Transportation tools to move the systems TIP: The number of cartridges given above is the minimum required for installation. HP recommends purchasing more cartridges of each type so that you can continue printing after installation. Extra requirements for the 4210 with material loading tank ●...
Any delays during installation that are caused by an unprepared site will be charged to the customer. Take care that your site is properly prepared to ensure a smooth and easy installation. Recycle the supplies HP provides many free and convenient ways to recycle your used HP cartridges and other supplies; see http://www.hp.com/recycle/. ENWW...
You can also consult the disposal instructions included in the user documentation. For further details, see the Safety Data Sheets (SDS), which you can find at http://www.hp.com/go/msds/. Waste disposal Dispose of all waste according to local regulations. Safety questions and answers Read and follow the operating and safety instructions before turning on the equipment.
NOTE: An explosion-protected vacuum cleaner certified for collection of combustible dust is required for cleaning. Take measures to mitigate material spillage and avoid potential ignition sources such as ESD (ElectroStatic Discharges), flames, and sparks. Do not smoke nearby. Do not manipulate covers, isolation and equipment filtering enclosures beyond what is specified in the maintenance chapter of the user guide.
Site preparation requirements for the printer Physical space requirements Unloading route The printer is commonly delivered by truck. The reception area and the entrance to the site should be unobstructed and ready to receive delivery. The route between the unloading area of the printer and the installation site, including any corridors and doorways through which the printer must be transported, is important to proper site preparation and must be planned before the arrival of the printer.
● Solid, smooth, and level ● HP recommends Ff > 20 and Fl > 20, measured according to ASTM E1155M, to ensure that the floor is sufficiently flat and level. Otherwise the printer could malfunction. No holes or indentations ●...
ESD-free ● Floor leakage resistance should be below 100 MΩ. In many factory environments the conventional flooring materials, such as bare concrete or steel grids, are adequately conductive. In order to remain effective, the floor should not be covered by insulating paint, rubber mats, or plastic sheets;...
* Location of the network and electrical connections The height of the room should be at least 2500 mm (99 in). The build unit measures 652 × 760 × 1050 mm. Environmental specifications Temperature during installation 20–30°C (68–86°F) Operating temperature 20–30°C (68–86°F) Recommended operating temperature for best performance 20–30°C (68–86°F)
In this case, HP recommends that you wait at least 4 hours before turning on the printer or installing the cartridges, to allow the water to evaporate. Check for condensation before turning on the printer.
capture of airborne contaminants near their source of generation, and subsequently allows their efficient removal from the building through contained, and relatively low-volume air flow. A workspace health and safety professional can provide guidance on the design and use of this auxiliary ventilation equipment. See conditioning on page Air conditioning In addition to fresh air ventilation to avoid health hazards, consider also maintaining workplace ambient levels by...
To reduce the number of air changes needed per hour and improve stability and control of the environmental conditions, HP highly recommends using the air exhaust kit and connecting it to an air extraction system, to remove air expelled by the top cover fans. The design, assembly and adjustment of the air exhaust installation should be done by an experienced HVAC installer.
Other recommendations Each branch of the Y requires a valve to improve flow control. ● Connectors are located 1435 mm (56.5 in) above the floor. Calculate the hose length taking into account ● the position of the connectors, leaving enough margin to allow the top cover to be opened. The extracted air contains some material in suspension.
Take measurements at 4 different points of the hose perimeter as shown in the following picture, and also take a measurement at the center of the hose. Always take measurements close to the end of the hose, where it connects to the printer air exhaust kit, and make sure the anemometer wheel is perpendicular to the direction of the air flow.
Air extraction should be switched on before starting a build (including checks before printing) and switched ● off after completely finishing it (once the printer reaches the Standby situation). If the extractor is not switched off at the end of the job, it will be constantly removing air from the room, which has probably been conditioned (heated or cooled), which represents unnecessary energy consumption.
NOTE: The printer is not supplied with any power cable. Power distribution unit (PDU) The PDU must be rated to meet the power requirements of the printer, and should be in accordance with the Electrical Code requirements of the local jurisdiction of the country where the equipment is installed. Circuit breaker (required) The printer requires a circuit breaker, which must meet the requirements of the printer and should be in accordance with the Electrical Code requirements of the local jurisdiction of the country where the equipment is...
Branch circuit breaker specifications 4 poles, 32/40 A Power cable specifications Configuration 3 lines + N + PE Minimum cross-sectional area 6 mm² or 10 AWG Terminals Ferrule terminals, except the PE terminal, which uses the M8 ring type External diameter range 18.0–25.0 mm Configuration 2: 200–240 V line-to-line three-phase configuration Printer specifications...
PE connections for mains power should be made through an M8 stub. Powerline disturbances Reliable operation of your printer depends on the availability of relatively noise-free AC power. In order to ensure optimum performance and reliability, your printer should be protected from variations in ●...
Choose a UPS without the BYPASS feature. If this is not possible, double-check that bypass is deactivated ● during installation. UPS batteries are optional. If your main power supply suffers from frequent short blackouts, HP ● recommends a UPS with batteries, to keep the printer working during these events.
The power consumption of this printer is not fully balanced among the three power lines throughout the whole printing process. When more than one printer is connected to the same power line or UPS, HP recommends rotating the connection of the three phases of each printer to help balance the total consumption, as shown below.
Site preparation requirements for the processing station NOTE: If you have the HP Jet Fusion 5200 3D Processing Station, refer to the HP Jet Fusion 5200 Series 3D Printing Solution Site Preparation Guide. Physical space requirements Unloading route The route between the unloading area of the processing station and the installation site, including any corridors and doorways through which the station must be transported, is important to proper site preparation and must be planned before the arrival of the station.
CAUTION: Unloading and moving the processing station and all system components is the customer's responsibility and not HP's. Failure to provide the required moving and lifting equipment could result in personal injury or damage to the station during installation. Load bearing The load-bearing characteristics of the floor in the print-production area must be sufficient to withstand the weight of your processing station.
● ● Solid, smooth, and level HP recommends Ff > 20 and Fl > 20, measured according to ASTM E1155M, to ensure that the floor is sufficiently flat and level. Otherwise the processing station could malfunction. ● No holes or indentations Static-free surface ●...
Designing the optimal print-production area Your processing station requires enough space to perform the following tasks: ● Insert the build unit Load material ● Unpack ● ● Service the processing station and replace its components The height of the processing station is 2000 mm (79 in) when removed from the packaging, and 2420 mm (95 in) when fully installed.
Loading material from a bulk supply to a material loading tank The HP Jet Fusion 3D Material Unloading Kit can be used to move material from the bulk supply to the material loading tanks, by way of the processing station. It consists of a nozzle connected to a hose. The hose is connected to an inlet in the processing station and the nozzle is immersed in the bulk supply.
HP 3D HR PA 12 1400L/600 kg Material 623 kg (1373 lb) 1143×1143×1500 mm (45×45×59 in) V1R23A HP 3D HR PA 12 GB 1400L/700 kg Material 723 kg (1594 lb) 1143×1143×1500 mm (45×45×59 in) V1R24A HP 3D HR PA 11 1700L/750 kg Material 795 kg (1753 lb) 1100×1100×1785 mm (43×43×70 in)
In this case, HP recommends that you wait at least 4 hours before turning on the processing station or installing the cartridges, to allow the water to evaporate. Check for condensation before turning on the system.
Adequate ventilation needs to be provided to ensure that potential airborne exposure to materials is adequately controlled according to their Safety Data Sheets. Consult the Safety Data Sheets available at http://www.hp.com/go/msds to identify chemical ingredients of your materials. Ventilation should meet local environmental, health, and safety (EHS) guidelines and regulations.
The circle indicates the location of the compressed air and electrical connections. NOTE: Remember that you are required to follow the local laws, regulations, and standards that apply to the electrical installation of your processing station. NOTE: The processing station is not supplied with any power cable. Power distribution unit (PDU) The PDU must be rated to meet the power requirements of the processing station, and should be in accordance with the Electrical Code requirements of the local jurisdiction of the country where the equipment is installed.
Power cable specifications (continued) Cross-sectional area 4 mm² or 12 AWG Terminals Ferrule terminals, except the PE terminal, which uses the M6 ring type External diameter range 8.5–14 mm NOTE: The main disconnect and branch protection should be provided by the installer. Configuration 2: 200–240 V line-to-line one-phase configuration Printer specifications Number of power lines...
6 bar, which should be stable: within ±0.2 bar. TIP: HP recommends that you use an air compressor with a pressure gauge that measures in bars. A tube of 6 mm diameter should be connected from the air supply to the processing station.
If you already own an HP 3D printer, your computers, HP 3D Center account, and network may be ready, but HP recommends reading this chapter anyway. You must also make sure you are running the latest version of HP SmartStream 3D Command Center in all your machines.
Customer Machine Data does not include design files, parts files, job contents, or part geometries. By default, job name is not sent but you can opt in for it to be used in the HP 3D Center apps (when available).
HP SmartStream 3D Command Center Server needs to be installed in only one computer that is permanently running (it never goes to sleep or standby mode) and has access to the HP Cloud and all the printers. It needs to be always on to monitor devices and transfer their information to the cloud.
Introduction to HP 3D Center by PrintOS In order to complete your site preparation and the installation of your HP 3D devices, you will need to become familiar with HP 3D Center by PrintOS; and create, at least, an organization and a user account associated with it.
How to get access to HP 3D Center You will need to create your organization and first user. If your HP representative has not provided you with an invitation to create them, you can do it manually by navigating to http://www.hp3dcenter.com...
● application so that Command Center Clients can connect to the server. ● To give Command Center Server access to the HP Cloud, you should check that your network is not blocking the following endpoints: – www.printos.com, port 443 (or https://www.printos.com) 3dpconf.heleni.me, port 443 (or https://3dpconf.heleni.me)
IT department. Computer requirements Command Center Server computer HP recommends having only one computer running HP SmartStream3D Command Center Server. It should meet these requirements: 24/7 uptime (it never switches off or goes to sleep) ●...
IMPORTANT: Running Build Manager in a virtual environment is not supported. If you are planning to run non-HP software, make sure your computer complies with its requirements and that it is installed before the agreed date of printer installation. Test your connection to HP Cloud You are responsible for testing your network before the day of installation to check your connection to the HP Cloud from the computer running Command Center Server.
It is important to take note of the port displayed, since it will be used for all the Client connections. Client installation Download the latest version of HP SmartStream 3D Command Center Client from www.hp.com/go/ SmartStream3DCommandCenter/software.
Server. The IP address and the port number are also displayed in the tray icon. IMPORTANT: HP strongly recommends configuring a hostname or static IP address rather than a DHCP address for the Server computer, to allow Clients to find the Server reliably. IP addresses can change in DHCP environments.
Use your HP 3D Center by PrintOS credentials to sign in, as already explained, from the icon at the top right of the screen. When you have signed in, the red ball beside the icon disappears. If you click the icon again, the panel shows user information.
Enable the option Use a proxy server. Fill in the hostname and port of your proxy. If necessary, add the username and password. Click Save to finish the configuration and send it to the Command Center Server. ENWW Test your connection to HP Cloud...
Final checks Check the connection to HP 3D Center To ensure that your site is ready, you need to verify that a HP 3D Command Center device has been added to your HP 3D Center account: Connect to http://www.hp3dcenter.com/...
In the left-hand menu, click the icon. In the list of your devices, you should see a new HP 3D Command Center device. ENWW Final checks...
Complete the following address information, contact information, and checklist. If a checklist item cannot be completed or is unnecessary, add a short explanation under ‘Comments’. Once you have completed the checklist, sign it and send it to your reseller or HP sales representative a minimum of two weeks before the delivery date.
(Required) performing a task and to take appropriate measures to minimize the risks? Does the room meet the minimal ventilation (ACHs) standard required by local (Required) regulations and/or HP? ENWW...
Safety requirements Comments Will printer operations be supervised at all times as recommended by HP in the user guide? If printer operations will be supervised at all times, have you worked out how to supervise the system during the installation? If printer operations will not be supervised at all times, do you, as the Customer, acknowledge that you have read and understood HP’s safety recommendations in...
Do you have a LAN cable long enough to connect the printer and the processing (Required) station to the network? Do you have a computer in which we can install the HP SmartStream Command (Required) Center? Will the above computer be permanently connected to the Internet and...
Can the IT department assign a static IP address or hostname to the printer and (Required) processing station? Do you have non-HP software that is compatible with the printer already installed in a computer; or, alternatively, do you have a computer in which we can install the (Required)