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Stereolithography Design Guide

The difference between a good part and an impressive one lies in careful planning and design.

As one of the most popular 3D printing technologies, stereolithography offers multiple benefits, including accuracy and speed, limitless size capabilities, and finishing capabilities.

But to maximize the capabilities of this technology, you’ll need to know how to design your part to capitalize on its strengths.

In this guide, you’ll learn:

  • How stereolithography works
  • When to use it
  • How to choose the right material for your project
  • Key design tips to prepare your files
  • Custom finishes to ensure beautiful, eye-catching parts

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Doctors at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute utilize SL to recreate accurate models of their patients’ hearts before performing surgery.

Doctors at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute utilize SL to recreate accurate models of their patients’ hearts before performing surgery.

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3D Printing and Foundries

More than 20 years with experience has led us to develop key solutions for our foundry customers.

More than 20 years with experience has led us to develop key solutions for our foundry customers.

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Investment Casting Design Guidelines

Take advantage of the design freedom of 3D printed investment casting patterns.

Take advantage of the design freedom of 3D printed investment casting patterns.

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How it Works: Stereolithography

“In the old days, when we prototyped, it would take a machinist sometimes 6-8 weeks to make a simple pump housing. I can do that in 6-8 hours. That’s what it does.”