SHIELD Filament Dry Box


Filament Dry Cabinet

Airtight Chamber

Airtight Chamber
The SHIELD maintains constant overpressure for an airtight storage volume, with 100% air recirculation ensuring environmental moisture won't seep in.

Up to 60 kg Storage

Up to 60 kg Storage
Perfect for industrial users, the massive 276 liters storage capacity provides safe, long-term storage to keep sensitive materials in ideal condition.

Siemens Control System

Siemens Control System
Developed with industry leader Amboss+Langbein, SHIELD maintains moisture thresholds with efficient and intermittent drying cycles using a robust Siemens control system. 

10x Better Without Heat

10x Better Without Heat
The SHIELD eliminates 99.9% of airborne moisture without using heat, achieving 10x less humidity than the competition, all without overdrying from long-term heat exposure.

Filament Dry Cabinet - BigRep SHIELD

Industrial Filament
Dry Cabinet

Filament Dry Box: Desiccant


Ideal for sensitive filaments, SHIELD achieves 0.01% humidity, which is 100X better than the competitors.

Filament Dry Box: Reduce Waste


Properly storing your filaments can reduce misprinting up to 20%, minimizing printer downtime and loss in print quality.

Filament Dry Box: Save Money


Prevent workflow disruptions from clogs and printer damage, which can extend the life of your machine up to 50% and reduce repairs by up to 50%.

Filament Dry Box for Ideal Material Conditions

Protect your materials in the BigRep SHIELD

Designed to protect your filament from material degradation, the BigRep SHIELD dry box stores filament in ideal conditions to save you time and money by preventing downtime and damages.

Air circulates in the high-capacity, overpressured chamber - capable of storing up to 60 kg of filament spools - and in the desiccant chamber that achieves 0.01% humidity, crushing the industry standard of 1% by 100X.

Unquestionably vital for the storage of hygroscopic materials, the SHIELD keeps all types of filament in perfect condition, reducing misprints and material waste by up to 20%. Extend the life of your BigRep machine and save up to 50% on repair costs caused by clogging and extruder damage. The SHIELD is a must-have insurance policy to avoid workflow disruptions.

Filament Dry Cabinet: 60 kg Storage

Reliable Productivity

Industrial Quality and Large Capacity to Secure Your Workflow

Filament Dry Cabinet: Air Flow

No Humidity, No Heat

The Controlled Desiccant Air Loop

The BigRep SHIELD prevents filament moisture absorption without heat by operating in a sealed environment with highly-effective air circulation. By looping air through a controlled desiccant chamber the SHIELD effectively eliminates 99.99% of airborne moisture, maintaining 0.01% relative humidity to handily beat the 1% industry standard without risking over-drying from long-term heat exposure.

60 kg Storage Filament Dry Cabinet


The 60 kg Storage Chamber

The industrial-sized dry box holds up to 60 kg of filament, enough material for one month continuous 24/7 printing. The SHIELD provides ample space for safe, long-term storage of highly-sensitive additive manufacturing materials to maintain their ideal condition.

Filament Dry Cabinet with Constant Over Pressure

Constant Over Pressure

The Sealed Chamber

The BigRep SHIELD maintains constant overpressure for an airtight storage volume. This prevents new moisture from entering its chamber during regular operation and ensures the system can quickly remove any and all airborne humidity with 100% air recirculation.

Industrial Filament Dry Cabinet

Industrial Reliability

The Siemens Control System

BigRep collaborated with Amboss+Langbein, an industry leader with almost 40 years expertise in drying systems for plastics manufacturing. The BigRep SHIELD's high-quality Siemens control system uses intermittent cycles to separate desiccants past a quality-assured moisture threshold, ensuring ultimate productivity protection at all times.

Technical Specifications

Capacity Chamber dimensions: W x D x H: 480 x 480 x 1200 mm; 276 liters
max. diameter of spool: 355 mm
Min. 12x 2.5 kg spools or 12x 4.5 kg spools or 6x 8-10 kg spools
Dew Point -55°C (~ 0.01 % rel. hum. at 25°C)
Volume flow 120 m³/h
Power 3 Phase 400V AC, N, PE
Power consumption 3,5 KW
Device dimensions WxDxH: 1200 x 590 x 1.850 mm (depth dimension without handles)
Door dimensions: 540 x 1100 mm
Noise emission approx. 77dBA

BigRep SHIELD - Data Sheet

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