WARNING: EXPLOSIVE material when in the form of dust clouds. Take care when in the vicinity of or handling explosive materials. REFERENCE NFPA 61 Standard For The Prevention Of Fires And Dust Explosions In Agricultural And Food Processing Facilities, 2017 Edition.
The printer has a Feed Bin that can hold up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs.) of powder when the platform is fully lowered. The machine will request additional powder if it sees that the Feed Bin is not set low enough to print the next job. The section Load Powder in Feed Bin describes how to properly load powder into the Feed Bin.
The printer also has a Build Bin that can hold up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs.) of powder when the platform is fully lowered. The section Spread Powder in Build Bin describes how to properly spread powder and achieve a level building surface before printing.