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mpm UP2000 or mpm AP-25

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ben

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mpm UP2000 or mpm AP-25 | 26 September, 2012

Hi,

Someone can tell me what the difference in UP2000 and AP-25?

What is the best machine?

Thanks

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#67365

mpm UP2000 or mpm AP-25 | 26 September, 2012

I have an ap-25 and wish i had gotten the UP-2000 instead. How's that for an answer?

The main difference is that the ap-25 uses linear motors and air bearings, whereas the up-2000 uses ball screws. The linear motors are faster, but the whole thing is one giant air leak, takes a pretty beefy compressor to run and takes a lot of tlc. We're low volume high mix, so print speed isn't a big priority.

Our ap-25 works well enough once it is set up, but it takes while each time to set up. Its really designed for better throughput on a dedicated line.

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