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Advantages: wide range of materials, cost-effective and fast production of many small components in large quantities.

3D Printing Service: DLP

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FROM PROTOTYPE TO SERIES PRODUCTION

For applications valuing precise detail, superior surface finish, and a diverse material range, the DLP process is a prime choice.

  • 249,6 x 140,4 x 240 mm³

    192 x 120 x 180/230 mm³

    110,3 x 62,6 x 85 mm³

    45 x 28 x 100 mm³

  • 30 µm - 100 µm in XY

    The achievable resolution depends on the part geometry and the required material.

    25 µm - 150 µm in Z

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MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR DLP 3D PRINTING

DLP Photopolymer Resins with Technical Properties for a Wide Range of Applications

  • Rigid Resin

    Evonik's INFINAM® RG 3101 L is a black-colored resin, wich combines impact resistance with high temperature resistance and excellent mechanical properties. 

    3D components printed from RG 3101 L can be machined and remain fracture-resistant even when subjected to strong forces.

    Technical properties

    • Well-balanced tensile properties

    • High hardness

    • High temperature resistance

    • Machinable

    • Superior impact strength

     

    Industries & applications:

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: Housings, mounts and complex construction parts

    • Aerospace: e.g. Drone technology

    Data Sheet

  • High strength

    The black-colored resin is for applications requiring high temperature resistance combined with high mechanical strength.

    The material is comparable to standard injection molding materials such as glass-filled PA 6.

    Technical properties:

    • High strength

    • Machinable

    • High temperature resistance

    • High precision

    Industries & applications:

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: Housings, mounts and complex construction parts

    • Tooling / Molding: Tools for e.g. Injection molding, autoclave production technology etc.

    Data Sheet

  • PVC-like resin

    The white-colored material is ideal for objects with a high level of detail and excellent surface quality that are virtually indistinguishable from comparable injection-molded components.

    Technical properties

    • Great impact resistance

    • High elongation at break

    • Long-term thermomechanic properties

    • pigmentable


    Industries & applications:

    • Designer toys

    • Spectacle frames

    Data Sheet

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If our standard materials don’t meet your specific needs, explore custom solutions at our Development Centre where we specialize in individual material modification, material qualification, and parameter development.

FIND YOUR PERFECT MATERIAL MATCH

For a no-obligation quote, please upload your data in a suitable exchange format—preferably Step 203/Step 214 (.step/.stp) or Parasolid (.x_t).

Also, let us know your specific requirements for the component.

 

Don't forget to include your phone number, so we can promptly address any questions or clarifications we might need.

READY FOR A QUOTE?

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Focused Expertise

Our team's deep knowledge in DLP 3D printing means we're well-equipped to handle complex, precision-driven projects in sectors like aerospace, automotive, and medical devices.

Customized Quoting, Not Guesswork

We understand that one size does not fit all. That's why we don't rely on automated online price calculators. Instead, we assess each project individually to offer you a transparent, fair quote.

A Partnership Approach

From understanding your component's functional requirements to delivering the finished product, we work closely with you every step of the way, ensuring optimal outcomes.

  • Rigid Resin

    Ultracur3D® RG 1100 by BASF Forward AM is a high-strength polyurethane-based engineering plastic. Its mechanical properties are comparable to widely used injection molding grades in the automotive and other demanding industries.

    Due to its high heat deflection temperature (HDT, 116°C), good chemical resistance and long-term UV stability, this material is ideal for a wide range of technical applications.

    Technical properties:

    • High stiffness

    • High hardness

    • High temperature resistance

    • High chemical resistance

    • Low water absorption

     

    Industries & applications:

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: Housings, mounts and complex construction parts

    • Tooling: (Foam) injection molding tools

    Data Sheet

  • Rigid Resin

    Suitable for applications that require a combination of high stiffness, hardness and dimensional stability.

    In addition, a temperature resistance up to 85 °C is guaranteed.

    Technical properties

    • High stiffness

    • High hardness

    • High temperature resistance

    • High dimensional stability

    Industries & applications

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: Durable construction parts

    • Electronics: Molds & inserts for electric components

    Data Sheet

  • Rigid Resin

    Due to a high content of ceramic particles, this composite material has a high stiffness of approx. 10 GPa as well as a high heat deflection temperature of over 280 °C. Components made from this material are white.

    Technical properties

    • High stiffness

    • Very high temperature resistance

    Industries & applications

    • Tooling /Molding: Tools for e. g. Injection molding, thermoforming etc.

    • Aerospace: Wind tunnel testing– Optimization of aerodynamic designs

    Data Sheet

    Learn more about this material in our White Paper: 

    Evaluation of DLP 3D Printing for Injection Molding Inserts: A Case Study on BASF Ultracur3D® RG 3280

  • Tough Resin

    Combination of high strength, long-term stability and impact resistance. Well suited for 3D printing of high-performance functional components.

    In addition to high printing accuracy and mechanical strength, it also ensures excellent surface finish.

    Technical properties

    • High strength

    • High toughness

    • High impact resistance

    • High surface quality

    Industries & applications

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: High details and texture parts, applications that require a high toughness

    Data Sheet

  • Multi-purpose Tough Resin

    Ultracur3D® ST 1400 closes the gap between the Rigid and the Flexible product line. The material is more ductile and has excellent toughness and elongation at break.

    The high impact strength makes it ideal for applications where high durability is required. Its high endurance combined with biocompatibility statements make ST 1400 suitable for a variety of applications.

    Technical properties

    • High toughness and impact resistance

    • Medium stiffness, bridging th gap between flexible and rigid materials

    Industries & applications

    • Automotive: Connectors and housings

    • Mechanical Engineering: Jigs and fixtures

    • Medical: Wearables, prosthetics, medical accessories, diagnostic equipment

    Data Sheet

  • Multi-purpose Tough Resin

    The printed components show excellent surface properties while being able to reproduce complex geometries. This makes the material perfectly suited for game figures, hobby models and functional prototypes.

    In addition, the resin has high toughness and low water absorption. This makes it the best choice for applications that require high durability – e.g. in the outdoor sector.

    Technical properties

    • Excellent surface quality and intricate details

    • High durability and toughness

    Industries & applications

    • Lifestyle: Figurines, hobby models, outdoor use

    • Mechanical Engineering: High details and texture parts, applications that require a high toughness, Functional prototyping

    Data Sheet

  • Elastic Resin

    Ultracur3D® EL 150 by BASF Forward AM is a highly versatile and reactive urethane photopolymer for highly elastic applications that has a medium softness (Shore 75 A). It offers an optimal combination of high torsional strength, good elongation at break and durable recovery.

    Technical properties

    • Medium hardness

    • High elongation at break

    • Optimum combination of high strength, elongation and rebound

    Industries & applications

    • Automotive: Flexible grips and cushioning pads

    • Mechanical Engineering: Flexible parts

    • Lifestyle & Sports: Footwear


    Data Sheet

  • Elastic Resin

    Ultracur3D® EL 4000 has a comparatively high hardness of Shore 90 A. EL 4000 has high mechanical strength, rebound and tear resistance. 

    Technical properties

    • Shore 90 A

    • High green part strength, ideal for printing intricate flexible parts

    • High strength, rebound and tear resistance

    Industries & applications

    • Automotive: Flexible grips and cushioning pads

    • Mechanical Engineering: Flexible parts

    • Lifestyle & Sports: Footwear, Bike saddles


    Data Sheet

  • Flexible Resin

    Ultracur3D® FL 60 by BASF Forward AM is a reactive urethane photopolymer tailored to flexible applications that offers exceptional flexibility with high tear strength.

    It has high softness (Shore 60 A) and excellent haptics while maintaining long-term color stability.

    Technical properties

    • Shore 60 A

    • Low hardness

    • Very good haptics

    Industries & applications

    • Lifestyle: Footwear

    • Mechanical Engineering: Flexible parts, functional prototyping

    • Automotive: Flexible grips and cushioning pads

    Data Sheet

  • Flexible Resin

    Ultracur3D® FL 300 by BASF Forward AM is a reactive urethane photopolymer tailored to flexible applications, combining exceptional torsional flexibility with high tear strength.

    It offers very high softness (Shore 40 A), excellent elongation at break and consistent recovery.

    Technical properties

    • Shore 40 A

    • Very low hardness

    • Superior elongation at break

    Industries & applications

    • Lifestyle: Footwear

    • Mechanical Engineering: Flexible parts, functional prototyping

    • Automotive: Flexible grips and cushioning pads

    Data Sheet

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