21-Hour Cycle
SLS 3D Printer


QLS260 Fast Cycle SLS 3D Printer

Nexa3D QLS260

Print Faster: Open Platform with 21-hour SLS Cycle

Synergy Group 2024

Print Faster, Print More: Unleash Unmatched Throughput

Industry-Leading Speed: The QLS 260 boasts a revolutionary 21-hour cycle time, minimising downtime and masimizing your daily print output. With a short cooling period of only 2 hours, you can move from print to post-processing quickly, keeping your production line efficient.

Synergy Group 2024

Freedom to Choose,
Power to Create

Unlike closed systems, the QLS 260 is an open platform, giving you the freedom to explore a vast selection of materials. This includes a range of popular options like nylons (Polyamides), PP, PBT, and TPU. Additionally, the printer excels with recycled powders from HP and EOS, promoting sustainability and extending the life of your printing materials.

Synergy Group 2024

Invest Smarter, Print Stronger

The QLS 260 is designed with affordability in mind. It boasts one of the lowest entry points in the professional SLS market. Furthermore, its efficient operation keeps costs down with a low powder refresh rate of just 20%. The open platform compatibility with third-party materials allows for further cost savings compared to proprietary systems. Overall, the QLS 260 offers the lowest total cost of ownership for your industrial SLS printing needs.

Unleash the Power of Metal 3D Printing with ColdMetalFusion and SLS

ColdMetalFusion is now available for all QLS series SLS printers, bringing a new level of innovation and efficiency to metal 3D printing.

It enables cost-effective serial production of up to 100,000 parts per year, freeing you from the limitations of traditional manufacturing and other metal 3D printing methods.

By using reusable feedstock and eliminating unnecessary support structures, ColdMetalFusion also minimizes waste and lowers material costs.


How Metal 3D Printing with ColdMetalFusion Works


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Daily Output

Chemical Debind

12-Hour Cycle

Sinter Cycle

12-Hour Cycle

Production Part



Metal 3D Printing Material Options

NEXA3D Titanium NEXA3D Stainless Steel 316L NEXA3D Stainless Steel 17-4PH NEXA3D Tool Steel M2
Titanium (Ti6AL4v)

Titanium's unique combination of properties makes it a highly sought-after material for diverse applications. Renowned for its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, it's also lightweight, corrosion-resistant, and biocompatible.

Stainless Steel 316L

Known for its exceptional corrosion resistance, 316L stainless steel reigns supreme in various industrial applications. Not only does it excel in corrosion resistance, but it also boasts impressive high-temperature performance, showcasing reliable operation up to 842 °F (450 °C).

Stainless 17-4PH

This stainless and hardenable alloy is a true powerhouse material, offering a remarkable combination of properties highly sought after in industrial applications. This remarkable material also exhibits outstanding corrosion resistance, protecting it from environmental degradation.

Tool Steel M2

This remarkable steel isn't just hardenable – it's a champion of well-balanced properties. It achieves a trifecta of exceptional toughness, wear resistance, and high hardness.  This unique combination makes it the perfect material for a variety of cutting tool.

Wide range of high-performance resins from Headmade Materials & Evonik

Fast Cycle SLS 3D Printer Features

Nexa3D QLS260

Physical Dimensions

Width    1480 mm
Depth    850 mm
Height    2040 mm

NEXA3D ColdMetalFusion Print Post Process 4-1

Build Volume

Width    230 mm
Depth    230 mm
Height    250 mm

Forge Process

Printing Process

Selective Laser Sintering



Printing Media

Thermoplastic, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Tool Steel M2

Internal Part Geometry

60W CO2 Laser, On-board Nitrogen Generator

Cycle Time


Fast Cycle SLS 3D Printer Materials


Headmade Materials - ColdMetal

QLS series SLS printers now offer ColdMetalFusion, a revolutionary metal 3D printing technology. This process combines the speed of laser sintering with proven powder metallurgy to create high-performance, consistent, and precise metal parts.


Evonik - INFINAM® TPC 8008P

INFINAM® TPC's exceptional water resistance, abrasion resistance, and UV stability make it a versatile material for diverse industries, ranging from footwear and medical devices to sporting goods, automotive components, and consumer products.

Download QLS260 Datasheet

Performance Specifications

Printer Properties
Process SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)
Build Volume 230 x 230 x 250 mm (9.0 x 9.0 x 9.8 inch)
Laser Performance 60W CO2
Machine Footprint 1,480 x 850 x 2040 mm
(58.3 x 33.5 x 80.3 inch)
Minimum Layer thickness 0.1mm
Maximum Build Speed Up to 20 mm/hr
N2 System Inner Gas Control System
Plastics Available Headmade Materials ColdMetalFusion, Evonik INFINAM® TPC 8008P
Software Buildware / SLSware

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