Metal Binder Jetting

Metal binder jetting consists of a multi-step process where parts are printed, depowdered, and sintered to achieve final metallurgic properties. With metal binder jetting you can achieve higher part volumes and better part economics when compared with traditional metal additive manufacturing processes.

Metal Binder Jetting Process


17-4 PH Stainless Steel (DM SHOP SYSTEM)

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

17-4 PH stainless steel is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.

Specs
  • Hardness 
    • Sintered: 26.4±1 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 40.5±2 MPa
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 
    • Sintered: 912±35 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1205±35 MPa
  • Elongation at Break (%):
    • Sintered: 5.9±2
    • Heat-treated: 11.9±2
  • Young’s Modulus (GPa)
    • Sintered: 178±30
    • Heat-treated: 185±20
Application
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Chemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Pump components
  • Valving
  • Fasteners
  • Jigs and fixtures
Technology/Process

Metal Binder-Jetting™ on the Desktop Metal Shop System



316L Stainless Steel (DM SHOP SYSTEM)

Material: 316L Stainless Steel

316L stainless steel is a fully austenitic, non-magnetic steel ideal for harsh environments and characterized by its corrosion resistance, performance at both high and low temperatures, and high ductility.

Specs
  • Ultimate tensile strength – xy (MPa):
    • Sintered: 505 ± 16
  • Elongation – xy (%): 76±12
  • Young’s modulus – xy (GPa): 195±4
  • Hardness (HRB): 58±2
  • Boil test (corrosion) ASTM F1089: Passed
  • Copper sulfate test (corrosion) ASTM F1089: Passed
  • Sulfuric acid test, MPIF 62 (corrosion): <0.005 g/dm²/day
Application
  • Fluid transfer (e.g. manifolds)
  • Chemical and petrochemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Marine
  • Jewelry
  • Power generation
  • Petroleum refining
  • Water treatment
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
Technology/Process

Metal Binder-Jetting™ on the Desktop Metal Shop System


HP MultiJet Fusion

HP 3D High Reusability PA 12 Polyamide

Nylon 12 (HP High Reusability PA 12)

Material: Polyamide 12 (Nylon PA 12)

HP 3D High Reusability PA 12 is a robust thermoplastic that produces high-density parts with balanced property profiles and strong structures.

Specs
  • Powder Melting Point (DSC): 187° C or 369° F, ASTM D3418
  • Particle Size: 60µm
  • Bulk Density of Powder: 0.425 g/cm3 0.015 lb/in, ASTM D1895
  • Tensile Strength: 30 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 20%
  • Young’s Modulus: 1600 MPa
  • Charpy Impact Notched Test: 35kJ/m²
Application
  • Consumer goods and electronics
  • Low-high volume production
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Manufacturing aids
    • Tooling, end-of-arm tooling, robotics
  • Medical
    • Porthotics, prosthetics
Technology/Process

HP Multi Jet Fusion (Powder Bed Fusion)


HP BASF polypropylene powder bed fusion 3D printing material

Polypropylene (HP High Reusability PP by BASF)

Material: Polypropylene

This polypropylene 3D printing material is designed for parts that require high strength, excellent chemical resistance and low moisture absorption.

Specs
  • Tensile strength: 30 MPa
  • Young’s modulus: 1600 MPa
  • Elongation at break: 20 %
  • Charpy impact notched: 3.5 kJ/m²
  • HDT B: 100 °C
Application

Car interior parts, fluid and HVAC systems, tubes, pipes, reservoirs, medical devices, orthotics, functional prototypes, multi-purpose industrial goods

Technology/Process

HP Multi Jet Fusion (Powder Bed Fusion)


cDLP (Continuous Digital Light Processing)

Loctite-3995 FST

LOCTITE® 3955 FST HH

Material: LOCTITE 3955 FST HH

This 3D printing material is a high-performance, high modulus product that ensures excellent flexural and tensile properties with outstanding flame retardance.

Full Description

Henkel® LOCTITE 3955 FST HH displays high HDT (heat deflection temperature) enabling it to be used in harsh environments without deformation or deflection. It passes flammability standards such as UL94 V-0 and AirBus AITM2-0002. It has been tested in QUV exterior weathering conditions (ASTM G-154-Cycle 1) for 1600 hours with less than a 15% change in flexural properties.

Specs
  • Tensile Stress at Break: 77 MPa
  • Young’s Modulus: 3673 MPa
  • Elongation at Failure: 2.5%
  • Flexural Stress at Break: 138 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus: 5200 MPa
  • Flexural Strain at Break: 2.9%
  • Heat Deflection Temperature at 0.455 MPa (Green): 59.2°C
  • Heat Deflection Temperature at 0.455 MPa: >250°C
  • Heat Deflection Temperature at 1.82 MPa: 197°C
  • Viscosity @ 65°C: 800-1100 cP @ 25°C
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process

cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing


E-PerFORM® resin mold

E-PerFORM®

Somos® resin type

E-PerFORM®, a Somos® resin meets the criteria for 3D printing injection molds with high dimensional stability and minimal warpage.

Full Description

This DLP version of industry-leading Somos® PerFORM is also ideal for applications that need a steady performance in high pressure and harsh environments such as parts for wind tunnel testing.

Benefits

  • High accuracy, low warpage to meet critical requirements
  • Excellent detail resolution
  • Superior high heat tolerance
  • High stiffness
  • Fast printing, easy processing, and finishing
  • Economical
Specs

After UV and Thermal Post-cure

  • Tensile Strength: 87 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus:9,000 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 1.4%
  • Flexural Strength: 60 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus: 8,700 MPa
  • Izod Impact (Notched): 18 J/m
  • Water Absorption: 0.1%
  • HDT @ 1.81 MPa: 160°C
Application
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process

cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing


E-RE70 envisontec

E-RE70

Rubber Elastomer

You can create stronger, tougher, and more strainable parts that have high accuracy, isotropic properties, and great printability with E-RE70 Rubber Elastomer.

Full Description

This material may be used as an EVA rubber substitute for high-quality 3D prints that are tough and flexible as well as usable and functional. Excellent for vibration isolation parts, E-RE70 has exceptional damping properties.

Specs
  • Viscosity: 4350 cP
  • Liquid Density: 1,056 g/mL
  • Hardness: Shore A 75
  • Glass Transition (DMA) Low: -60°C
  • Glass Transition (DMA) High: 64°C
  • Fracture Toughness: 17.4 MJ/m3
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 7.6 MPa
  • Tear Strength: 31 kN/m
  • Bayshore Resilience: 40%
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • DLP – Digital Light Processing

ETR90 3D printed part

E-RE90

Elastomer

Parts that were previously made from technical foams, rubbers or polyurethanes, can now be 3D printed with E-RE90.

Full Description

E-RE90 is an elastomeric material with a tough, rubber-like performance. A one-part, one-pot polymer system simplifies storage and processing for a cleaner, safer production environment. This high-performance material is perfect for shoe midsoles and heel cups, seals, door boots, bellows, foam-like lattice structures, and impact parts. IT is also pot stable therefore there’s no wasted resin at the end of the print.

E-RE90 is the toughest 3D printing elastomer on the market that can mimic the leading injection molded thermoplastic polyurethanes.

Specs
  • Hardness: Shore A 90
  • Bayshore Resilience: 49%
  • Tear Strength: 38 kN/m
  • Elongation: 190%
  • Toughness: 17.9 MJ/m3
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 14 MPa
  • Glass Transition Temperature: -62°C – +86°C
  • Viscosity: 7900 cP
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • DLP (Digital Light Processing) and cDLM (Continuous Digital Light Processing)

E-Tough-Flex cdlp

E-Toughflex

Hydrophobic 3D printing resin

E-Toughflex is insoluble in water and it produces super-tough parts, with nearly 4x the impact resistance as most engineering plastics.

Full Description

E-ToughFlex has a very high flexural modulus and strength. The 3D printed parts with this material have a beautiful surface finish reminiscent of ceramic yet with good abrasion resistance.

Specs
  • Viscosity @ 30°C: 660 cP
  • Shore D: 89-90
  • Heat Deflection Temperature: 58°C at 1.82 MPa
  • Vickers Hardness:18 HV
  • Young’s Modulus: 1340 MPa
  • Young’s Modulus: 1340 MPa
  • Ultimate Strength: 67.5 MPa
  • Strain at Break: 16%
  • Ultimate Flexural Strength: 136 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus: 3660 MPa

The following properties are after immersion in water 2 days at -37°C

  • Young’s Modulus: 1330 MPa
  • Ultimate Strength: 68.9 MPa
  • Strain at Break: 14%
  • Ultimate Flexural Strength:120 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus: 3300 MPa
Application
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Medical Devices
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process

cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing


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LOCTITE® IND402

Elastomeric UV photocurable resin

Loctite® IND402 is an elastomeric photocurable resin with high resilience and superior tensile strength.

Full Description

E-IND402 is a single component elastomer material with excellent green strength and does not require thermal post-processing.

Specs
  • Tensile Strength: 5.6 MPa
  • Young’s Modulus: 30 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 285%
  • Energy Return: 37%
  • Viscosity @ 25°C: 13,500 cP3
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • DLP (Digital Light Processing) and cDLM (Continuous Digital Light Processing)

Q-View manufacturing

Q-View

Ideal resin for prototyping

Q-View resin is ideal for providing fast design verification models and is capable of high printing speeds for the full build envelope.

Full Description

Designers and can create custom pieces and prototypes for their customers in record times for final fit and design verification. It can also be used as a pattern when built in high resolution to produce a silicone mold.

Specs
  • Tensile Strength at Break: 5160 psi (ASTM Method D 638-10)
  • Tensile Elongation at Break: 3.7% (ASTM Method D 638-10)
  • Tensile Modulus: 217 psi (ASTM Method D 638-10)
  • Flexural Strength at Break: 11 800 psi (ASTM Method D 790)
  • Flexural Modulus: 332 psi (ASTM Method D 790)
  • Durometer D Hardness: 85 D Shore (ASTM Method D 2240)
  • Izod Impact Strength: 0.392 ft-lbf/in (ASTM Method D 256-10)
  • Heat deflection temperature at 264 psi: 43.3° C (ASTM Method D 648-07)
  • Heat deflection temperature at 66 psi: 70° C (ASTM Method D 648-07)
Application
  • Entertainment
  • Jewelry
  • Consumer Goods
Technology/Process
  • cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing

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E-Aquasol

Water-soluble 3D printing resin

A water-soluble 3D printing resin, ideal for printing molds in a wide variety of industrial applications. Manufacturers can shell-cast thin-walled parts with high feature resolution.

Full Description

Due to its high water solubility, E-Aquasol resin is a great replacement for more aggressive solvents such as caustic.

This material was developed in joint collaboration between EnvisionTEC and Sartomer, both leading experts in 3D printing and advanced materials.

Specs
  • Tensile Strength: 7.9 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 2.65%
  • Tensile Modulus: 542 Mpa
  • Flexural Strength: 16.7 MPa
  • Flexural Modulus: 1840 MPa
  • Viscosity @ 30°C: 28 cP
  • Density: 1.2 g/cm3
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Entertainment
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Medical Devices
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process

cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing


R5-385 envisiontec

R5-385

Chemical and water resistance material

R5-385 produces robust, accurate and functional parts with superior chemical and water resistance, as well as excellent tolerance to a broad range of temperature and humidity fluctuations.

Full Description

Parts build in R5-385 exhibit superior fatigue properties and excellent surface detail as well as impressive stability over long periods of time.

R5-385 material is an update on the original R5 material, one of EnvisionTEC’s earliest materials still in use around the world, re-engineered for optimal performance in 3D printers utilizing 385nm wavelength light sources.

Specs
  • Tensile Strength: 54 MPa (ASTM Method D638)
  • Elongation at Break: 5 % (ASTM Method D638)
  • Tensile Modulus: 2250 MPa (ASTM Method D638)
  • Flexural Strength: 90 MPa (ASTM Method D790)
  • Flexural Modulus: 2500 MPa (ASTM Method D790)
  • Impact: 35 J/m (ASTM Method D256)
  • Hardness (Shore D): 85 Shore (ASTM Method D2240)
  • HDT @ 1.82 MPa: 54°C (ASTM Method D648)
  • Viscosity: 395 cP @ 30°C
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Entertainment
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process

cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing


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E-Mould

Material: Solution for injection moulding

EnvisionTEC’s E-Mould provides a new solution for injection moulding with a validated process chain.

Full Description

You can replace or supplement traditional tooling in your workflow for faster market launch, and immediate design changes. E-Mould is best recommended for short series production and just-in-time tools at a fraction of the cost without the need for wasting space to store expensive tools.

It is validated for a wide range of injection materials such as PP, PPGF30, PBT, TPE-S, ABS, PE, POM.

Specs
  • ASTM D638 Standard
    • Tensile Strength: 87 MPa, ASTM D638
    • Elongation at Break: 4.6%
    • Young’s Modulus: 3560 MPa
  • ASTM D790
    • Flexural Strength: 134 MPa
    • Flexural Modulus: 3360 MPa
  • ASTM D2240
    • Shore Hardness D, 88-89
  • ASTM D256
    • Impact Izod: 35 J/m
  • Density (solid): 1.14 g/cm³
  • Viscosity:  460 cP @ 30 C (Brookfield standard)
Application
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • cDLM – Continuous Digital Light Processing

(FDM) Fused Deposition Modeling

ABSPlus 3D printing material

ABSPlus

ABSplus for Mechanical Strength and Available in Many Colors

Stratasys ABSPlus is an FDM thermoplastic with production-grade durability in a wide range of colors for concept modeling and rapid prototyping. It has stability over time, therefore, it can also be used for production parts.

Full Description

ABSPlus is a versatile and tough 3D printing material, resistant to impact due to its strong and durable characteristics. 3D printed parts with this thermoplastic require hands-free soluble support.

Available in 9 colors:

  • white
  • ivory
  • black
  • dark grey
  • dark blue
  • red
  • fluorescent yellow
  • nectarine
  • olive

 

Specs
  • Tensile Strength, Yield: 31 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 2200 MPa
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) at 66 psi: 96℃
  • Impact Toughness: IZOD Impact, notched, 106 J/m XZ axis
Application
  • General-purpose prototyping
  • Concept models
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Production parts
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM )


ABSi 3D printed Bottles

ABSi

Translucent Prototypes with ABSi 3D Printing Thermoplastic

Stratasys ABSi™ is an ideal material for conceptual modeling, functional prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. ABSi gives you parts that are visually unique, dimensionally accurate, durable and hold their shape over time.

Full Description

Its strength is superior to standard ABS, and the translucent nature of ABSi is beneficial for monitoring material flow and light transmission, most commonly used for medical and automotive applications.

Available colors: Translucent Amber, Translucent Red and Translucent Natural

Specs
    • Tensile Strength: 37 MPa (5400 psi)
    • Tensile Modulus: 1920 MPa (277,000 psi)
    • Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): 116°C (240°F)
    • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) at 66 psi: 0.125″ unannealed
    • Heat Deflection Temeprature (HDT) at 264 psi: 0.125″ unannealed
Application
  • Functional Prototyping
  • Conceptual Modelling
  • Digital Manufacturing
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


ABSM30 stratasys filament

ABS-M30

Suitable for General-Purpose
3D Printing Use Cases

ABS-M30 is up to 25-70% stronger than standard ABS and is ideal for conceptual modeling, functional prototyping, manufacturing tools and end-use parts. Bring your product to market faster with this strong and affordable FDM material.

Full Description

The ABS-M30™ filament combines the design freedom of FDM® technology with the versatility and capability of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) which is well-known for its strength and toughness, yet lightweight and resilient.

Features:

  • Opaque
  • Impact-resistance
  • Strong and durable
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Hands-free support removal

Available in 6 colors:

  • ivory
  • white
  • black
  • red
  • blue
  • dark grey
Specs
  • Ultimate tensile strength: 32 MPa
  • Izod Unnotched: 7%
  • Elongation at Break:
    • 300 ohms (electrical resistance)
    • 8.1% (XZ orientation) and 1.8% (ZX orientation)

 

Application
  • General-purpose prototyping
  • Concept models
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Production parts
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


ABS-M30i High Strength Bicompatible Sterilizable FDM 3D Printing Material

ABS-M30i

Biocompatible FDM material

ABS-M30i is a high-strength material well suited for the medical, pharmaceutical, and food packaging industries. Parts manufactured with ABS-M30i are biocompatible (ISO 10993 USP Class VI)* and can be gamma or EtO (Ethylene Oxide Processing) sterilized.

Full Description

Characteristics:

  • Biocompatible
  • Opaque
  • Strong and durable
  • Impact-resistant
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Accurate, reliable functional testing
Specs
  • Tensile Strength: 31 MPa (XZ Axis), 26 MPa (ZX Axis)
  • Tensile Modulus: 2180 MPa
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) at 66 psi: 96 °C
  • Impact Toughness: IZOD Impact, notched -160 J/m XZ axis
Application
  • Medical device components
  • Medical or pharmaceutical prototypes
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Manufacturing tooling
  • Production parts
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


Antero FDM 3D Printing Material

Antero 800NA

High-performance PEKK based material

Stratasys Antero 800NA is a PEKK-based (polyetherketoneketone) thermoplastic 3D printing material that holds outstanding mechanical properties making it ideal for use in aircraft, space and manufacturing applications.

Full Description

FDM Antero™ 800NA gives new opportunities for chemical-resistant 3D printed parts. A majority of thermoplastics tend to fail when they come in contact with fuel, hydraulic fluids, or other chemicals. However, FDM Antero™ 800NA, a PEKK proprietary blend, solves these challenges with excellent mechanical properties and the highest chemical resistance available.

Advantages:

  • Excellent mechanical properties
  • Design freedom
  • Chemical resistance
  • Low outgassing properties
  • Heat resistance
  • Less waste than CNC
  • Cost advantages over PEKK
Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength (XZ axis): 90 MPa
  • Heat Deflection (HDT) at 66 psi, ASTM D648: 163 °C (325.4 °F) –  Annealed
  • Heat Deflection (HDT) at 264 psi, ASTM D648: 157 °C (314.6 °F) – Annealed
  • Glass Transition Temperature (Tg), ASTM D7426-08: 151 °C (303.8 °F)
Application

For aircraft components exposed to jet fuel, oil and hydraulic fluid, spacecraft parts that demand low outgassing and chemical-resistant industrial parts.

  • Prototyping
  • Tooling
  • Production Parts
  • Aircraft, Space, and Manufacturing Applications
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


atv-gear-box-asa filament

ASA

Material: Production-grade thermoplastic

With ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate) FDM® filament you can build consistently high-quality parts, with exceptional UV stability and the best aesthetics. It is UV-resistant and is suited for end-use parts for outdoor commercial and infrastructure use.

Full Description
  • Main characteristics:
    • Opaque
    • Strong and durable
    • UV-stable
    • Dimensionally stable
    • Ten colours
    • Can be smoothed to achieve the gloss of injection-moulded parts
Specs
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched: 321 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 98ºC
  • Flexural Strength:
    • 60 MPa XZ axis
    • 48 MPa ZX axis
  • Tensile Strength:
    • 29 MPa XZ axis
    • 27 MPa ZX axis
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 33 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 9%

 

Application
  • Prototyping
  • Jigs & Fixtures
  • Outdoor commercial & infrastructure use
  • Low-volume production parts
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

Nylon 12CF Jigs and Fixtures Stratasys 3D Printing

FDM Nylon 12CF

Material: Carbon-filled thermoplastic

FDM® Nylon 12CF™ is a PA12 (polyamide 12) thermoplastic filament reinforced with chopped carbon fiber, 35% by weight.

Full Description

It has the highest flexural strength of any FDM thermoplastic, resulting in the highest stiffness-to-weight ratio. The combination of high strength, stiffness and lightweight, makes it an optimal replacement for heavier metal components.

Specs
  • XZ Axis orientation:
    • Flexural Strength: 142 MPa
    • Tensile Strength: 76 MPa
Application

Typical applications include:

  • strong, lightweight tooling, functional prototyping and select end-use parts.
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

PC Polycarbonate Stratasys FDM 3D Printing Material Mold

Polycarbonate (PC)

Material: Polycarbonate 3D printing filament

PC (Polycarbonate) is characterized by its high strength and impact resistance, coupled with dimensional stability and heat resistance.

Full Description

PC’s attributes make it a good choice for 3D printed prototypes, parts and tools that demand higher material properties than ABS or ASA.
FDM PC is available in white and is compatible with both breakaway and soluble support materials.

Specs
  • Tensile Yield Strength (XZ axis): 60 MPa
  • Izod Impact, Notched:
    • 73 J/m XZ axis
    • 28 J/m ZX axis
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 138°C
  • Flexural Strength:
    • 89 MPa XZ axis
    • 68 MPa ZX axis
Application
  • Functional prototyping
    • Concept models, early prototyping and functional prototypes.
  • Manufacturing tooling
    • Jigs, fixtures and manufacturing aids.
  • Production parts
    • Low-volume production and highly customized parts.
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

pc-ABS FDM material

PC-ABS

Material: Industrial thermoplastic

PC-ABS (polycarbonate-ABS) offers the most desirable properties of both materials – PC’s superior strength and heat resistance, and ABS’ flexibility.

Full Description
  • Main Highlights:
    • Best impact resistance of any FDM material
    • Excellent feature definition and surface finish
    • Hands-free support removal
    • Available in black colour only
Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 214 J/m XZ axis
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 110ºC
  • Flexural Strength:
    • 59 MPa XZ axis
    • 41 MPa ZX axis
  • Tensile Strength:
    • 29 MPa XZ axis
    • 28 MPa ZX axis
Application
  • Automotive parts and prototype, electronics and telecommunications
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Manufacturing tooling
  • Production parts
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

Hard Drive Fixture ABS ESD7

ABS-ESD7

Static-Dissipative ABS Material

ABS-ESD7 is the best FDM printing material for printing with a static-dissipative thermoplastic. It has the strength and durability of the ABS with carbon to provide electrostatic dissipative (ESD) properties.

Full Description

ABS-ESD7 has the strength and durability of the ABS with carbon to provide electrostatic dissipative (ESD) properties.
For applications where a static charge could damage components, impair the performance, or cause an explosion, ABS-ESD7 offers a safe and suitable FDM material for printing. This prevents a build-up of static electricity so that it doesn’t produce a static shock or cause other materials like powders, dust, and fine particles to stick to it.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 35 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 2-3%
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 28 J/m XZ axis
  • Heat Deflection (HDT) at 264 psi, 0.125″ unannealed: 82℃ or 180℉
  • Heat Deflection (HDT) at 66 psi, 0.125″ unannealed: 96℃ or 204℉
  • Volume Resistivity (ASTM D257): 3.0 x 109 – 4.0 x 1010 ohm-cm
Application
  • Prototypes, Fixtures, and Support Equipment for Electronics:
    • End-use components
    • Electronic products
    • Assemblies of electronic components
    • Concept models for prototypes for static-sensitive applications
    • Tooling: jigs and fixtures and support tooling used in static-critical fabrication and packaging applications
Technology/Process

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


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PC-ISO

Material: Biocompatible polycarbonate

PC-ISO is a biocompatible polycarbonate material that is compliant with ISO 10993 and USP Class VI. It can be gamma radiation or ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilized.

Full Description

PC-ISO is a bio-compatible thermoplastic that provides medical, pharmaceutical, and food-packaging designers the ability to print strong, heat-resistant models, tools, and fixtures straight from CAD.

Available in two colours:

  • white
  • translucent natural
Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 107 J/m XZ axis
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 133ºC
  • Flexural Strength: 90 MPa XZ axis
  • Tensile Strength: 57 MPa XZ axis
Application
  • Food and drug packaging
  • Medical device manufacturing
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Tooling
  • Strong production parts
  • Other applications requiring higher strength and sterilization

 

Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

TPU 92A Complex Part Flexible 3D Printing Material

FDM TPU 92A Elastomer

Material: Thermoplastic Polyurethane

FDM TPU 92A is a thermoplastic polyurethane with a Shore A value of 92. The material ensures high elongation, superior toughness, durability and abrasion resistance.

Full Description

This thermoplastic polyurethane brings the benefits of elastomers to FDM 3D printing and offers the capability to quickly produce large and complex elastomer parts.

Specs
  • Tensile Strength:
    • 16.8 MPa (XY Axis)
    • 17.4 MPa (XZ Axis)
  • Elongation at Break:
    • 552% (XY Axis)
    • 482% (XZ Axis)
  • Tear Strength:
    • 84.6 N/mm (XY Axis)
  • Shore hardness: 92, Scale A
Application
  • Rapid Prototyping
    • Prototype elastomeric applications with the speed and design freedom of FDM
  • Production Parts
    • Strong and durable end-use parts, with complete design freedom and flexible supply chains
  • Functional Testing
    • 3D printed parts that are ready for testing, and mimic the end part
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)


ULTEM™ 9085

Certified for High Performance & FST

ULTEM™ 9085 resin filament is a PEI (polyetherimide) thermoplastic FDM material. It features a high strength-to-weight ratio and high thermal and chemical resistance.

Full Description

ULTEM™ 9085 resin CG meets stringent test criteria and retains traceability required by the aerospace industry as well as railway industry standards for flame, smoke, and toxicity (FST) characteristics.
Available colors: natural ad black.

Specs
    • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 69 MPa (9950 PSI)
    • Heat Deflection Temperature:153℃ (307℉)
Application
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Tooling
  • Production parts
  • Aerospace interior components
  • FST-rated components
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

ULTEM 1010 Stratasys 3D Printing Material

ULTEM™ 1010

Material: High-performance & biocompatible

ULTEM™ 1010 offers the highest heat resistance, chemical resistance and tensile strength of any FDM thermoplastic and is certified for food contact and bio-compatibility.

Full Description

The certified grade of this material is biocompatible and approved for food contact with NSF 51 and ISO 10993/USP Class VI certifications.

Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 41 J/m XZ axis
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 216ºC
  • Flexural Strength:
    • 144 MPa XZ axis
    • 77 MPa ZX axis
  • Tensile Strength:
    • 64 MPa XZ axis
    • 42 MPa ZX axis

 

Application

Easily produce large custom tools for:

  • metal
  • plastic
  • composite part fabrication
  • medical tools such as surgical guides that can withstand steam autoclaving
Technology/Process
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

PolyJet 3D Printing


Digital ABS Plus

Material: ABS Plastic

Digital ABS Plus simulates plastics used in production by combining high-temperature resistance with high toughness.

Full Description

Digital ABS is well-suited for applications that require high-impact resistance and shock absorption. You can print parts with superior rigidity and toughness, in walls thinner than 1.2mm (0.047 in).

Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 90-115 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 0.45 MPa: 58-68ºC
  • Flexural Strength: 55-75 MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 45-60 MPa
Application
  • Functional prototypes
  • Snap-fit parts for high or low-temperature usage
  • Electrical parts, casings, mobile telephone casings
  • Engine parts and covers
  • Manufacturing tooling
  • Injection moulds
Technology/Process
  • PolyJet 3D Printing Technology

Stratasys Helios high temperature polyjet 3D printing material

Helios

Material: High-Temp. Photopolymer

Polyjet’s high-temperature photopolymers (Helios) print heat-resistant parts that reflect the thermal performance of standard plastics.

Full Description

High-temperature material boasts a heat deflection temperature of 63-67 °C upon removal from the printer – thermal post-treatment can increase this to 75-80 °C. When combined with TangoPlus (rubber-like) materials, you can produce models with unique material combinations, opacities, hues, and hardness.

Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 14-16 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT): 63-67°C
  • Flexural Strength:110-130 MPa XZ axis
  • Tensile Strength: 70-80 MPa XZ axis
Application
  • Form, fit and thermal functional testing
  • High-definition models requiring excellent surface quality
  • Exhibition models that endure strong lighting conditions
  • Post-processing including painting, gluing or metallization processes
  • Taps, pipes and household appliances
  • Hot air and hot water testing
Technology/Process
  • PolyJet 3D Printing Technology

Transparent Clear Stratasys Veroclear 3D Printing Material

VeroClear

Material: Transparent photopolymer

VeroClear Transparent Polyjet 3D printing material simulates PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate), commonly known as acrylic.

Full Description

Using material from the VeroClear (RGD810 and RGD720) family, easily simulate clear plastics that combine high dimensional stability with surface smoothness. The transparent material can also be rigid and combined with black materials to create artistic patterns and a variety of translucent shades.

VeroClear allows designers and engineers to produce clear and tinted products.

 

Specs
  • Tensile Strength: 50-65 MPa, ASTM D638-03
  • Modulus of Elasticity: 2000-3000 MPa, ASTM D638-04
  • Elongation at Break: 10-25%, ASTM D638-05
  • Flexural Strength: 75-110 MPa, ASTM D790-03
  • Flexural Modulus: 2200-3200 MPa, ASTM D790-04
  • Izod Notched Impact: 20 – 30 J/m, ASTM D256-06
  • Shore Hardness D, 83-86
Application
  • Form and fit testing of see-through parts like glass consumer products, eyewear, light covers and cases
  • Visualization of liquid flow
  • Medical applications
  • Artistic and exhibition modelling
Technology/Process
  • PolyJet™ 3D Printing Technology

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Vero™

Material: Multi-color & multi-purpose photopolymer

The Vero™ family includes the multi-colour rigid collection of materials. They’re ideal for prototyping and tooling.

Full Description

Vero is a Rigid Opaque photopolymer that provides excellent detail visualization and can be blended with other photopolymers to vary hardness, flexibility, translucency or heat resistance. The Vero photopolymers ensure strength and stiffness, as well as fine detail.

It is available in blue, white, black, gray, cyan, magenta and yellow.

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Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 20-30 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT: 45-50ºC
  • Flexural Strength: 75-110 MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 60-70 MPa
Application
  • Form and fit testing
  • Moving parts and assembled parts
  • Sales, marketing and exhibition models
  • Assembly of electronic components
  • Silicon moulding

 

Technology/Process
  • PolyJet™ 3D Printing Technology

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Rigur (RGD450)

Material: Simulated polypropylene

Rigur (RGD450) acts as an advanced polypropylene material substitute that offers durability and great surface finishes. Simulated Polypropylene material is tough, flexible and durable.

Full Description

Use Rigur in any office-friendly environment to gain reliable performance and stable prototypes. Durus (RGD430) is the original Simulated Polypropylene material that exhibits great impact resilience and an elongation at break of 44%.

Specs
  • Izod Impact, Notched: 30-35 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT: 49-54°C
  • Flexural Strength: 52-59 MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 40-45 MPa
Application
  • Reusable containers and packaging
  • Flexible, snap-fit applications and living hinges
  • Toys, battery cases, laboratory equipment
  • Loudspeakers and automotive components
Technology/Process
  • PolyJet™ 3D Printing Technology

PolyJet Tanglo_TangoPlus

Tango & TangoPlus

Material: Rubber-like material

Flexible Tango™ material exhibits rubber-like qualities to simulate soft-touch coatings, non-slip surfaces, over-moulding grips, shoe soles and other applications requiring flexible characteristics.

Full Description

Tango material is available in black, gray and translucent colours, and in a range of Shore A hardness values comparable to rubber bands, tire treads and shoe heels.

Tango and TangoPlus simulate thermoplastic elastomers with flexible, rubber-like qualities.

Specs
  • TangoPlus
    • Shore Hardness: 26-28 Scale A
    • Tensile Tear Resistance: 2-4 kg/cm
    • Tensile Strength: 0.8-1.5 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 170-220%

 

Application
  • Rubber surrounds and over-moulding
  • Soft-touch coatings and nonslip surfaces
  • Knobs, grips, pulls, handles, gaskets, seals, hoses and footwear
  • Exhibition and communication models
Technology/Process
  • PolyJet™ 3D Printing Technology

 (SLA) Stereolithography

Accura Xtreme3 SLA 3D Printing

Accura Xtreme

Material: For end-use plastics

Ultra-tough plastic (SLA) 3D printing material that replaces traditional CNC-machined polypropylene and ABS.

Full Description

With physical properties similar to end-use plastics such as ABS and Polypropylene, Accura Xtreme plastic is excellent for functioning prototypes and short-run production projects. Its excellent durability, accuracy and aesthetics make a great model for mimicking the appearance of a final production part.

Specs
  • Impact Strength: 35-52 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT:
    • 62°C @ 66 PSI
    • 54°C @ 264 PSI
  • Flexural Strength: 51-71 MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 38-44 MPa

 

Application
  • Form, fit and function prototypes
  • Durable and challenging assemblies
    • Snap-fit assemblies
    • Assemblies with self-tapping screws
    • Tough enclosures
    • Consumer electronic components
  • General-purpose prototyping
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Accura 25 3D Printed Vent

Accura 25

Material: Polypropylene-like material

Accura 25 is an easy-to-use SLA printing material that allows users to simulate the properties and aesthetics of polypropylene.

Full Description
  • Simulate the aesthetic of polypropylene
  • High flexibility and durability
  • Excellent resolution and accuracy
  • Master patterns for vacuum casting
Specs
  • Impact Strength: 19-24 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT:
    • 58-63°C @ 66 PSI
    • 51-55°C @ 264 PSI
  • Flexural Strength: 55-58 MPa, ASTM D790
  • Tensile Strength: 38 MPa, ASTM D638
Application
  • Snap-fit assemblies
  • Functional components for assemblies in automotive, consumer electronics
  • Simulate injection moulded parts
  • Concept and marketing models
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

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Accura ClearVue

Material: Transparent, polycarbonate-like

Accura ClearVue is a clear and colourless material, with exceptional detail and smooth surface finish, strength, durability and moisture resistance.

Full Description

High clarity plastic that simulates the properties and appearance of polycarbonate and ABS.

Specs
  • ASTM D638
    • Tensile Strength: 46-53 MPa
    • Tensile Modulus: 2270-2640 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 3-15%
  • ASTM D790
    • Flexural Strength: 72-84 MPa
    • Flexural Modulus: 1980-2310 MPa
  • Impact Strength: 40-58, ASTM D256
Application
  • Prints requiring high clarity
    • head lamps
    • lenses
    • visualization models
    • transparent assemblies
  • Medical models and devices
  • General-purpose prototyping
  • Concept and marketing models
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Accura55 SLA 3D Printing

Accura 55

Material: ABS-like material

Accura 55 is a rigid and strong plastic used to stimulate and replace CNC-machined white ABS articles.

Full Description

Acurra 55’s mechanical properties allow printed models to serve as functional prototypes that are strong enough to simulate ABS without the need for moulding or machining. Its low viscosity allows for a simple cleaning and finishing process while increasing system throughput.

Specs

ASTM D638

    • Tensile Strength: 63-68 MPa
    • Tensile Modulus: 3200-3800 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 5-8%
  • ASTM D790
    • Flexural Strength: 88-110 MPa
    • Flexural Modulus: 2690-3240 MPa
  • Impact Strength: 12-22 J/m, ASTM D256
Application
  • Short-run production parts
  • Interior automotive components
  • Testing of functional assemblies
  • Concept and marketing models
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Accura Bluestone 3D Printing Material

Accura Bluestone

Material: Composite material

Acurra Bluestone is a stiff SLA printing material with excellent thermal resistance ideal for applications that undergo high heat.

Full Description

Print with this material for applications that require high stiffness parts such as wind-tunnel test models, jigs, fixtures and lighting components.

Specs
  • ASTM D638
    • Tensile Strength: 66-68 MPa
    • Tensile Modulus: 7600-11700 MPa
    • Elongation at Break: 1.4-2.4%
  • ASTM D790
    • Flexural Strength: 124-154 MPa
    • Flexural Modulus: 8300-9800 MPa
  • Impact Strength: 13-17 J/m, ASTM D256
Application
  • Assembly jigs and fixtures
  • Wind-tunnel test models
  • Electrical and mechanical components
  • “Under-the-hood” automotive parts
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Somos Watershed XC 11122 SLA 3D Printing material

Somos® Watershed XC 11122

Material: Clear Solution

Somos® Watershed XC 11122 is an easy-to-use, low viscosity, water-resistant stereolithography (SLA) resin for use in numerous applications.

Full Description

Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 mimics the look and feel of clear thermoplastics, such as ABS and PBT. It offers superior clarity and water resistance.

Specs
  • Impact Strength: 25 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT:
    • 50°C @ 66 PSI
    • 49°C @ 264 PSI
  • Flexural Strength: 68.7 MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 50.4 MPa
Application
  • Consumer products
  • Fluid flow analysis
  • Ductwork
  • Investment casting
  • Lenses
Technology/Process
  • Stereolithography (SLA)

Bound Metal Deposition

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17-4 Stainless Steel
(Studio System)

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

17-4 Stainless Steel is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.

Specs
  • XY axis
    • As sintered:
      • Yield Strength: 695 MPa
      • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 925 MPa
      • Elongation at Break: 5.3%
      • Hardness (HRC): 26
      • Density (g/cc): 7.56
Application
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Chemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Pump components
  • Valving
  • Fasteners
  • Jigs and fixtures
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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316L Stainless Steel
(Studio System 2)

Material: 316L Stainless Steel

Characterized by its corrosion resistance and performance at both high and low temperatures, 316L stainless steel is a fully austenitic steel ideal for harsh environments.

Specs
  • Sintered:
    • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 533 MPa
    • Yield Strength: 169 MPa
    • Elongation: 66%
    • Hardness (HRB): 66
    • Density (relative): 97%
Application
  • Chemical and petrochemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Marine
  • Jewelry
  • Power generation
  • Petroleum refining
  • Water treatment
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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4140 Chromoly Steel
Studio System 2

Material: 4140 Chromoly Steel

One of the most versatile steels, 4140 steel is characterized by its toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance.

Specs
  • Yield Strength:
    • Heat Treated: 1060 MPa
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 1500 MPa
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Heat Treated: 1450 MPa
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 1990 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • HeatTreated: 5.5%
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 10%
  • Hardness (HRC):
    • Heat Treated: 40
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 52
  • Density:
    • Heat Treated: 95%
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 100%
Application

All-purpose steel industrial applications such as:

  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Automotive
  • Bolts/Nuts
  • Gears
  • Steel couplings
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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H13 (Studio System 2)

Material: H13 Tool Steel

H13 tool steel is hot work steel with great hot hardness, resistance to thermal fatigue cracking, and stability in heat treatment. This makes it an ideal metal for both hot and cold work tooling applications.

Specs
  • Yield Strength:
    • Sintered: 650 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1250 MPa
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 1525
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Sintered: 1325 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1720 MPa
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 1950 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Sintered: 2.3%
    • Heat-treated: 5.8%
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 9%
  • Hardness:
    • Sintered: 35
    • Heat-treated: 45
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 54
  • Density:
    • Sintered: ≥93.5%
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 100%
Application
  • Extrusion dies
  • Injection molds
  • Hot forging dies
  • Die casting cores, inserts and cavities
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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Ti64 (Studio System 2)

Material: Titanium Alloy

Ti64 is an alloy of titanium, aluminum, and vanadium with a high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Sintered: 845 MPa
  • Yield Strength:
    • Sintered: 730 MPa
  • Elongation:
    • Sintered: 17%
  • Density (Relative): 97.5%
Application

A wide variety of high-performance applications such as:

  • Specialty automotive components, including connecting rods and gearboxes for racing
  • Prototyping of medical devices, including tweezers, forceps, clamps, suture instruments and more
  • Consumer goods, including sporting goods and jewelry
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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Copper (Studio System 2)

Material: Copper

Copper is characterized by its electrical and thermal conductivity and ductility, and it is ideal for electrical equipment, plumbing, and heat transfer applications.

Specs
  • Sintered:
    • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 195 MPa
    • Yield Strength: 45 MPa
    • Elongation: 37%
    • Density (g/cc): 8.75
Application
  • Consumer and industrial electronics
  • Heat exchangers
  • Antennas
  • Inductors
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™