P 396

Reliable Production with the Industry‘s Largest Material Portfolio

System Data Sheet
Key Features

Reliable Production with the Industry‘s Largest Material Portfolio

The medium-sized bestselling EOS P 396 enables a flexible and tool-free production of everything from spare parts on-demand, to serial production.

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Vast of Materials

Support for 14 materials and 26 parameter sets enable a multitude of applications. One machine can fulfill the requirements of many industries.

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Quality of Parts

All 3D printed parts with excellent mechanical properties and dimensional accuracy due to software features such as Smart Scaling, EOSAME and a continuous temperature monitoring.

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Digital Production

Full integration into the IIoT environment with EOSCONNECT Core resulting in an entirely digital process chain from the CAD model, through ERP and MES connection, to the finished part.

Technical Data
Technical Data
Build Volume 340 x 340 x 600 mm (13.4 x 13.4 x 23.6 in)
Laser Type CO₂; 1 x 70 W
Scan Speed up to 6.0 m/s (19.7 ft/s)
Power Supply 1 x 32 A
Power Consumption max. 10.0 kW / typical 2.1 kW
Machine Dimensions 1840 x 1175 x 2100 mm (72.4 x 46.3 x 82.7 in)
Recommended Installation Space min. 4300 x 3900 x 3000 mm (169.3 x 153.5 x 118.1 in)
Weight approx. 1060 kg (2337 lbs)
Materials & Processes

Materials & Processes

EOS has extremely high materials expertise and a comprehensive portfolio of highly developed polymer materials for additive manufacturing. Our materials, systems and process parameters fit together optimally. With the right materials, you can realize the target property profiles in the best possible way for your products.  Explore below which polymer materials and processes are compatible with the EOS P 396.

Get Inspired

Get Inspired

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Digital Foam: A Revolutionary Polymer Solution Built with Your Design in Mind

Blog Article

The customizable design traits of Digital Foam introduce new possibilities for personalized products, light-but-strong components, superior protection, and individualized comfort. Read on to understand the Digital Foam process and how customers are leveraging it for increased customization and performance.

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Understanding the Steps of 'Start to Part' with Polymer Additive Manufacturing

Blog Article

Polymer 3D printing can be complex and confusing, but it does not have to be. With the right resources, education, and additive manufacturing application design, your business can successfully integrate additive manufacturing into your production line.

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Formula Student Team Uses EOS P 396 for 3D Printed Airflow in the Battery Housing

DHBW Engineering Stuttgart | Success Story

Additive manufacturing systems EOS P 396 produces race car component with 3D printing technology and lightweight fine polyamide PA 2200.

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Polyamide Robotic Hand

ASS Maschinenbau | Success Story

Manufacture of a lightweight robotic hand with integrated air channels from polyamide using the EOSINT P 396.


Expand Your AM Knowledge & Skills

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From Zero to Hero Plastic

On-Demand Webinar

Industrial 3D printing with plastic offers unparalleled design freedom, overcoming traditional production constraints. This webinar explores various technologies, highlighting their strengths and limitations, and assesses their suitability for serial applications. Discover how additive manufacturing creates incredibly sturdy yet lightweight structures impossible to make through conventional methods.

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10 Most Common Questions

On-Demand Webinar

Are you considering using additive manufacturing (AM) for your polymer production? While polymer 3D printing has been available for years, recent improvements are helping the technology move beyond product development and into production.


Post Processing Overview Polymer


Learn the post-processing methods and technology to meet both functional and aesthetic needs of polymer AM parts.  From smoothing surfaces with precision to coloring and coating, this module empowers you to refine and redefine the possibilities of AM-produced polymer parts.

Software Solutions that Scale to Your Needs

EOS Data Insights

The EOS Data Insights Plan assists business users of additive manufacturing technologies in optimizing their machine fleet by connecting machines and offering powerful data analysis applications. This versatile tool is available as a subscription that can run on-premises or as a cloud-based service. It empowers organizations to effortlessly monitor their machines in real time, identify potential issues before they occur and make data-driven decisions to enhance machine performance.

EOS Technical Service

From getting started to sustainable success

We always focus on your success. From a certified start in the 3D printing process to qualified system maintenance and globally available support with a convenient service portal which provides you with information around your machine and service tickets 24/7.

Pick the Service Plan that fits best for your needs and enjoy the option for remote service availabel for many of our solutions. Our EOS SystemCare Program is tailored to your specific requirements. 

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