DXR series

Direct extrusion with industrial robots

In addition to the DX series, WEBER Additive offers a robotic system (DXR) for additive manufacturing.
Here a high-quality WEBER extruder is moved by a precise 6-axis industrial robot.


DXR machines

3D printing robotic cell

Our DXR systems work with various industrial robots that move our specially developed AE series extruders with the highest precision. They are highly modular and adaptable according to the requirements of our customers.
Your advantages when programming with robots using CAM systems:

  • Optimised printing strategies with 6-axis kinematics
  • Variable angle of the print head
  • Printing on already existing parts
  • Force-optimised layer direction

Technical dataDXR
Build volumeIndividually adaptable
Kinematics6-axis industrial robot
Extruder control22" touch screen (Windows IPC)
Siemens S7-1500 SPS
Robot controlKRC / IRC
Max. print bed temperature300 ºC (depending on print bed system)
Max. build volume temperature45 ºC
Program formatMarlin compatible .gcode


Features ofDXR
Print headAE 16 15.5D
AE 20 15.5D
AE 30 15.5D (30D)
Pellet conveyorIncluded
Pellet dryer

hot air dryer (50 l)
dew point dryer (> 60 l)

Print table systemAdaptable
Print monitoringRGB IP cameras
Cooling water supplyOptional closed cooling circulation with chiller
AiSyncOptional (with KUKA robot)



The models of the AE series extruders

  • AE 16 15.5D

    Lightweight and compact
    For fast and precise jobs
    Output ~2 kg/h

  • AE 20 15.5D

    The allrounder
    Versatile in use
    Output ~4.5 kg/h

  • AE 30 15.5D (30D)

    High performance
    Optimised for hybrid production
    Output ~8 kg/h (20 kg/h)

AE series

Our AE series extruders for direct extrusion

Designed for dynamics: light weight, optimised for variable output,
with powerful servo motor and compact material feeder.

The right configuration and size of the pellet extruder depends on many factors:

  • Typically required extrusion speed
  • Desired layer and wall thickness
  • Material and material composition

We are able to process a broad range of thermoplastic materials (up to 450°C process temperature)
through the open process recipe system of our machines.

Get in touch with our experts and find your personal machine configuration!

The most important features of our AE series extruders:

  • Controlled via the central machine control
  • Optimal screw geometry for a linear output characteristic
  • Interchangeable nozzle
  • Tempered feeding zone with water cooling

Optional features:

  • Up to 450 °C processing temperature
  • Wear protection solutions for the processing of fibre reinforced materials
  • Workpiece cooling on the extruder

Are you interested?

Thanks to the industrial robot, the DXR system is flexibly adaptable for your specific application. 
We are glad to advise you regarding the technical possibilities and can prepare the suitable machine configuration with you.

Contact persons - Additive Manufacturing


Your enquiry

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    CNC controlled gantry system
    High precision 3D printing

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    Robotic manufacturing cell
    Versatile, modular, impressive

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