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Material properties can vary with part geometry, print orientation, print settings, and temperature.

  • Stereolithography (SLA)
  • Accura® 25
  • Polypropylene-like resin with high flexibility, durability, and accuracy.

    Accura 25 SLA

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 5,540-5,570 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 13-20 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.4 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      136-145 °F (66 PSI) / 124-131 °F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Functional assemblies and prototypes
      • Automotive styling parts
      • Consumer goods and electronic components
      • Snap fit assemblies
      • Product design
    • Master patterns for RTV/silicone molding
    • Short-run production of end-use parts
    • Concept and marketing models

    Features

    • Look and feel of molded polypropylene
    • High flexibility with excellent shape retention
    • Outstanding resolution and accuracy
    • High production speed
  • Accura® ClearVue™
  • ABS/Polycarbonate-like resin with best-in-class clarity, high durability, and water resistance.


    Accura ClearVue SLA

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 6,700-7,700 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 3-15 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.7-1.1 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      124 °F (66 PSI) / 122 °F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Models and prototypes requiring high clarity
      • Lighting and lenses
      • Fluid flow visualization models
      • Transparent assemblies
      • Packaging/bottles
    • General purpose prototyping
    • Medical models and devices (USP Class VI capable)
    • Master patterns for RTV molding
    • Prototypes of conformal cooling molds
    • Snap fits and complex assemblies

    • Features

      • Highest clarity and transparency
      • USP class VI capable
      • Excellent humidity/moisture resistance
      • Durable and strong
      • High accuracy with exceptional detail and smooth surface finish
  • Somos® EvoLVe 128
  • Tough ABS-like resin that creates parts ready for functional testing.

    Somos Evolve SLA

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 8,238 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 11 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.729 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      126°F (66 PSI) / 124-121 °F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Tough functional assemblies and prototypes
    • Jigs and fixtures
    • Ideal material for industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer products and electronics
    • Snap fit assemblies
    • Master patterns for RTV/silicone molding
    • Concept and marketing models

    Features

    • Durable work-horse material
    • High-impact resistance
    • Reduces time in post-processing
    • Accurate and dimensionally stable
    • High detail, smooth surface finish
  • Formlabs Standard Resins
  • For demanding applications in need of high resolution, precision, and surface detail.

    formlabs standard resins

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 9,380 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 6.2 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.46 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      163.6 °F (66 PSI) / 137.1 °F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Product models and prototypes
    • Quick design iterations
    • Concept and marketing models

    Features

    • Clear, White, Grey, Black
    • High Resolution
    • Strength and precision
    • Surface finish
    • Clear resin polishes to near optical transparency
    • White resin emphasizes fine details
    • Grey resin with smooth, matte finish, shows details beautifully without primer
    • Black resin with opaque matte finish is ideal for appearance models
  • Formlabs Engineering Resin - Tough
  • Tough ABS-like resin for rugged prototyping

    Formlabs Engineering Resin - Tough

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 8,080 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 24 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.71 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      119.3 °F (66 PSI) / 114.6°F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Functional assemblies
    • High-stress components
    • Snap-fit functions and living hinges
    • Cyclic loading
    • Works-like/feels like ABS prototyping
    • Geometrically accurate prototyping under load

    Features

    • High impact strength
    • Easily withstands brief periods of stress and strain
    • Good balance of strength and flexibility
    • Easily machined
    • Low elongation
  • Formlabs Engineering Resin - Durable
  • Durable polypropylene-like resin for low friction and wear

    Formlabs Engineering Resin - Durable

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 4,610 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 49 %
    • Impact Strength: 2.05 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      110 °F (66 PSI)

    Applications

    • Parts requiring high impact strength
    • Prototyping parts that will be made out of polypropylene or HDPE
    • Parts that require a low-friction surface, like ball joints
    • Parts that are both rigid and flexible
    • Snap-fit parts and flexures

    Features

    • Low modulus
    • High elongation
    • High impact strength
    • Smooth, glossy finish
    • High resistance to deformation
  • Formlabs Engineering Resin - High Temp
  • High Temp resin designed for functional prototyping in high heat applications

    Formlabs Engineering Resin - High Temp

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 7,411 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 2.4 %
    • Impact Strength: 0.45 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      460.4 °F (66 PSI) / 213.8°F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Hot air, gas, and fluid flow
    • Heat resistant mounts, housings, and fixtures
    • Molds and inserts
    • Vulcanization

    Features

    • Detailed, precise prototypes
    • High temperature resistance and thermal stability
  • Formlabs Engineering Resin - Flexible
  • Fexible elastomer resin for bendable/compressible parts

    Formlabs Engineering Resin - Flexible

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 110 - 1,230 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 75 - 85 %
    • Tear Strength: 76 - 80 ft-lb/in
    • Shore Hardness: 80 - 85 A

    Applications

    • Cushioning and damping
    • Functional prototypes
    • Ergonomic prototyping: handles, grips
    • Simulating soft-touch materials
    • Adding soft overmolds to multi-material assemblies
    • Packaging
    • Stamps

    Features

    • Bendable/compressible
    • Simulates soft-touch materials
  • Formlabs Jewelry (Castable)
  • Pure polymer resin for direct investment casting

    Formlabs Jewelry Resin - Castable

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 1,680 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 13 %

    Applications

    • Jewelry Design and Manufacturing
    • Investment Casting
    • Detailed Prototypesa
    • Vulcanization

    Features

    • Reliably reproduce crisp settings, sharp prongs, smooth shanks, and fine surface detail with Formlabs Jewelry Resins

  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • ABSplus - P430
  • Production-grade thermoplastic for 3D models and prototypes

    ABSplus - FDM

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength (Ultimate): 4,700 PSI
    • Elongation at Break: 6 %
    • Impact Strength: 2.0 ft-lb/in
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:
      204 °F (66 PSI) / 180 °F (264 PSI)

    Applications

    • Durable Prototypes
    • Proof of Concept Models
    • Functional prototyping

    Features

    • Nine (9) colors - Ivory, Black, Red, Olive Green, Flourescent Yellow, White, Dark Grey, Blue, Orange
    • Simulate standard ABS plastics in combining high temperature resistance and high toughness
    • High impact resistance, strength, and dimensional stability.
    • Fine resolution makes complex shapes, intricate details and smooth surfaces.
  • Markforged Plastic (Onyx, Nylon)
  • Onyx

    Markforged - Onyx

    Nylon

    Markforged - Nylon

    Markforged composite printers use a base plastic matrix reinforced with continuous fibers. Combining the materials during printing yields composite parts far stronger, stiffer, and more robust than conventional 3D printed plastics

    Markforged Infil Fiber Reinforcement

    • Fiberglass
    • Carbon Fiber
    • Kevlar®
    • HSHT Fiberglass

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  • Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)
  • HP Nylon PA12
  • High-density thermoplastic for functional prototypes and end-use parts

    MJF Nylon PA12

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    Material Properties

    • Part Density: 1.01 g/cm3
    • Tensile Strength, Max Load - XYZ:48 MPa/6960 psi
    • Tensile Modulus4: (XY) 1700 MPa/245 ksi (Z)1800 MPa/260 ksi
    • Elongation at Break4: (XY)20% / (Z)15%
    • Heat Deflection Temperature - Z:
      175 ºC/347 ºF (@ 0.45 MPa, 66 psi)
      106 ºC/223 ºF (@ 1.82 MPa, 264 psi)
    • Impact Strength XYZ:3.5 kJ/m2

    Applications

    • Durable Prototypes
    • Functional prototyping
    • Production parts
    • Ideal for complex assemblies, lattice structures, housings, enclosures and watertight applications
    • Works well for snap fits and hinges

    Features

    • Biocompatibility certifications—meets USP Class I-VI and US FDA guidance for Intact Skin Surface Devices.
    • Provides excellent chemical resistance to oils, greases, aliphatic hydrocarbons, and alkalies
    • Produces high-density parts with balanced property profiles and strong structures, fine detail and dimensional accuracy..
    • Achieves watertight properties without any additional post-processing.
    • Can achieve smooth surface finish with minimal post processing
    • Parts produced with MJF need no support structures
    • Parts are non-uniform gray but can be dyed black for a uniform appearance.

  • PolyJet
  • Digital Materials
  • Blended photopolymers for versatile, multi-material prototyping

    PolyJet

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    All Digital Materials

    • Rigid Opaque
    • Transparent
    • Polypropylene-like
    • Rubber-like

    Tango Materials

    • Flexible, rubber-like material.
    • Ideal for testing and verifying visual, tactile and functional applications such as grips, gaskets and footwear.
    • Flexible prototypes that require shock absorption, vibration dampening or a non-slip surface.
    • Shore Hardness A

    Vero Materials

    • Multi-purpose materials used for visual models, engineering prototypes, product assemblies and RTV molding patterns.
    • Produces smooth, accurate prototypes, surgical models, moving and assembled parts, jigs and fixtures.

    Materials can be blended to specific concentrations to create a composite material with hybrid characteristics.


  • Digital Light Processing (DLP)
  • RC25
  • High-temperature resin for building tough and stiff parts at very high resolutions

    RC25

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 46 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 2.5%
    • Impact Strength: 0.0016 KJ/m2
    • Heat Deflection Temp:
      67°C @ 0.46 MPa/ 53.6°C @ 1.81 MPa

    Applications

    • Silicone molding, pump housings, blades, test parts for wind tunnels, light reflectors and various automotive applications
    • High detail jewelry and animation

    Features

    • High Resolution
    • Resistant to high temperatures
    • Rigid
  • ABS Tough
  • ABS-like material for tough durable prototypes

    ABS Tough

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 75 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 3.5%
    • Heat Deflection Temp: 60C° @ 1.82 MPa
    • Impact Strength: 16.5 J/m
    • Shore Value: 86

    Applications

    • Snap-fit items and assembly applications which require some elasticity
    • Suitable for small to medium high-detail prototypes

    Features

    • Exceptional detail
    • Capable of holding high stress and force
    • Flexible and durable
  • ABS Flex White
  • ABS-like material for high-detail parts or prototypes


    ABS Flex

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    Material Properties

    • Tensile Strength: 65 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 6.6%
    • Flexural Strength: 108 MPa
    • Flexural Modulus: 2543 MPa

    Applications

    • Snap-fit items and assembly applications which require some elasticity
    • Suitable for small to medium high detail prototypes

    Features

    • Exceptional detail
    • Capable of holding high stress and force
    • Flexibility