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Transparent 3D printing

Semi-transparent or completely clear materials using the SLA/DLP and Material Jetting processes.

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SLA/DLP Transparent Materials

SLA is most suitable for visual applications where an injection mold-like, smooth surface finish, and a high level of feature detail are required.

Description

Applications
SLA is most suitable for visual applications where an injection mold-like, smooth surface finish, and a high level of feature detail are required.
Strengths
Fine features & high detail,Smooth,injection mold-like,surface finish
Weaknesses
Support marks may be visible on surface,Brittle,not recommended for functional parts

Characteristics

Price

$ $ $ $ $

Lead Time
< 2 days
Wall Thickness
0.5 mm
Tolerances
± 0.5% (min: ± 0.15 mm)
Max part size
150 x 75 x 50 cm
Layer height
25 - 100

Available materials

Clear resin

Clear resin (SLA) has a semi-transparent appearance, but can be post processed to a smooth and almost fully optically clear finish.

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Polyjet Transparent Materials

Material Jetting produces parts of the highest dimensional accuracy with very smooth surface finish, used for both visual prototypes and tooling manufacturing.

Description

Applications
Material Jetting produces parts of the highest dimensional accuracy with very smooth surface finish, used for both visual prototypes and tooling manufacturing.
Strengths
Multi-material capabillities,No support marks visible on surface,Smooth,injection molding-like finish
Weaknesses
Higher cost than SLA/DLP,Brittle,not recomemended for functional parts

Characteristics

Price

$ $ $ $ $

Lead Time
< 5 days
Wall Thickness
1.0 mm
Tolerances
± 0.1% (min: ± 0.10 mm)
Max part size
100 x 80 x 50 cm
Layer height
32

Available materials

Transparent resin

Transparent resin (Material Jetting) can have a completely clear, glass-like appearance after post-processing. Ideal for injection molding-like prototypes.

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