Stereolithography Materials

Look to SL for excellent dimensional tolerances, smooth surfaces and fine feature details. Mimic properties of ABS, polycarbonate and polypropylene in layers as low as 0.002”.

Material Description Hardness
(Shore D)
Elongation
@ Break
Tensile Strength Flexural Modulus Heat Deflection Temperature
@264 psi @66 psi
Somos® ProtoGen 18420
DATASHEET
Highly accurate and is humidity and temperature resistant 87 12% 6,200 psi
(43 MPa)
299 ksi
(2,060 MPa)
205°F
(96°C)
Somos® WaterClear Ultra 10122
DATASHEET
A colorless material suited for lenses and electronic covers 87 7.5% 8,100 psi
(56 MPa)
361 ksi
(2,490 MPa)
109°F
(43°C)
117°F
(47°C)
Somos® WaterShed XC 11122
DATASHEET
Produces highly detailed parts with great clarity and water-resistance 15.5% 7,300 psi
(50.4 MPa)
320 ksi
(2,205 MPa)
120°F
(49°C)
122°F
(50°C)
Somos® NeXt
DATASHEET
Higher impact resistance than standard SL resins; Moisture resistance 82 9% 4,800 psi
(32.8 MPa)
358 ksi
(2,470 MPa)
122°F
(50°C)
133°F
(56°C)
SC 1000
DATASHEET
Custom formulation ideal for low cost investment casting patterns 83 4% – 8% 7,758 psi
(53 MPa)
280 ksi
(1,930 MPa)
122°F
(50° C)
127° F
(53°C)

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