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Stereolithography (SLA)

Why SLA?

SLA, the grandfather of 3D printing, produces exceptional models with an outstanding surface quality. Our industry-leading, large-bed NEO 800 printers give you the freedom to print complex designs and fine details in lightweight, robust resins.

Materials (click for basic data sheet)

DSM SOMOS EvoLVe 128

A durable SLA material that produces highly detailed parts with an exceptionally smooth finish. Perfect for building end-use parts like jigs and fixtures, or prototypes for functional testing applications

DSM SOMOS WaterShed XC11122

A durable SLA material, tough enough for wind tunnel testing, that produces optically clear, highly detailed parts with a smooth finish. Has a very high water resistance, making it ideal for fluid flow analysis and duct work.

Taurus Somos

DSM SOMOS Taurus

A quick building, durable resin with a high heat deflection temperature of 95ºC, high impact resistance and the mechanical performance of ABS.

Technology

NEO 800 - 3 Machines

Lead time: 1 – 4 days
Build platform (mm): 800 x 800 x 600
Accuracy: to ± 0.15%
Layer resolution: 100 µm
Wall thickness: 0.5 mm
Surface structure: Requires support structures.

Thanks to the NEO800’s exceptional scanning repeatability, sidewall quality and dynamic laser processing, very little A-surface finishing is required. Parts can be painted and coated.

Lead time: 1 – 4 days
Build Platform (mm): 508 x 508 x 584
Accuracy: to ± 0.3%
Layer resolution: 0.05 mm
Wall thickness: 1.0 mm
Surface structure: Requires support structures. 

Blasting and polishing essential. Parts can be painted and coated.