Materials

 

With a variety of both general purpose and specialized resins, APS can help provide solutions for your prototyping needs.

 Having trouble deciding? Call us at 1-920-467-9944 and we can help choose the best for your application.

SLA Materials

Material Description Visual Appearance  Hardness (Shore D) Water Absorption HDT @ 66 PSI HDT @ 264          PSI  Tensile Strength Flexural Modulus Elongation @ Break Izod Impact Strength
ASTM Test Method          D 648  D 648  D 638  D 790  D 638  D 256

3D Systems®

Accura 60

(DATASHEET)
Accura 60 is a general purpose resin which works well for a wide range of parts for Accura 60 is a general purpose resin which works well for a wide range of parts for  Clear  86  -  53-55 °C  48-50 °C 8410 - 9860 PSI  392 - 435 KSI  5 -13 %  0.3 - 0.5 ft-lb/in

DSM Somos®

Watershed XC

(DATASHEET)
ABS and PBT properties, superior clarity and water resistance, great for fluid flow testing and lenses. Clear  79  0.35%  45.9 - 54.5°C  49.0 - 49.7°C  7,300 PSI  296 - 344 KSI  11 - 20%  0.4 - 0.6 ft-lb/in

DSM Somos®

NeXt

(DATASHEET)
Superior strength and durability, great general prototype material, very accurate parts with high feature detail. White  82  0.39 - 0.41%  55 - 57°C  48 - 51°C  4,800 PSI  350 - 366 KSI  8 - 10%  0.88 - 0.97 ft-lb/in

DSM Somos®

Taurus

(DATASHEET)
High heat tolerance, excellent surface and large part accuracy, superior strength and durability.  Dark Gray  86  0.63%  95°C  75°C 7,400 PSI   -  23%  0.64 ft-lb/in

DSM Somos®

PerForm

(DATASHEET)

 

Superior high heat tolerance, excellent detail resolution, extreme stiffness.   White  97  .020%  268°C  119°C  9,900 PSI

 1,450 KSI

 1.1%  0.32 ft-lb/in

 

SLS Materials

Material Description       Visual               Appearance  Hardness

HDT @ 66 PSI

   

HDT @ 264 PSI 

Tensile
Strength                 
Flexural Modulus           Elongation @ Break
ASTM Test Method       D 648 D 648 ASTM D638  ASTM D638   ASTM D638  

3D Systems®

Elastomeric

Duraform Flex

(DATASHEET)

 

Durable, rubber-like with good tear resistance and strength. Can be infiltrated with a sealant to make them water tight. 

White (Can be dyed a variety of colors)

 80

(Shore A)

 (Melting point)

192 °C

 (378 °F)

 - 262-335 PSI  860-1130 PSI  110%-151%

ALM

Carbon fiber filled nylon 11

PA 802-CF

(DATASHEET)
 Excellent stiffness and mechanical properties, Great for applications requiring strength and toughness.  Black   -

 178

 (352 °F)

 186°C

 (366 °F)

(XY) 10,152 PSI

(Z) 5,946 PSI

 

(XY) 721,998 PSI

 

 (XY) 11%

(Z) 7%

ALM

40% Glass filled nylon 12

PA 614-GS

(DATASHEET)
Increased stiffness, excellent long term wear resistance, high temperature resistance. White  -

 175°C

 (347 °F)

 110°C

 (230 °F)

 (XY) 7397 PSI  (XY) 420,609 PSI  (XY) 9%

ALM

Nylon 12

PA 650

(DATASHEET)
High temperature and impact resistance, stiff and durable with high chemical resistance. Opaque White  -

 177°C

 (350 °F)

 86°C

 (186 °F)

 (XY) 6,962 PSI  (XY) 217,000 psi  (XY) 24%

ALM

Unfilled Nylon 11

PA D80-ST

(DATASHEET)
Superior mechanical properties, water insoluble.  White  -

 186°C

 (366 °F)

 70°C

 (158 °F)

 (XY) 6,700 PSI   (XY) 195,000 PSI  (XY) 38%