Material Characteristics

The photopolymers used in stereolithography may be hazardous if handled improperly. Repeated skin contact with materials may cause sensitization. Consult the manufacturer’s Global Harmonized Standards/Safety Data Sheet (GHS/SDS) for information on specific materials. For further information on this and related topics, consult the 3D Systems – Materials website at http://www.3dsystems.com/support/materials/msds.

  VisiJet® M2 RCL VisiJet® M2 RWT VisiJet® M2 RBK VisiJet® M2 ENT VisiJet® M2 EBK
Material Property          
Accuracy **** **** **** **** ****
High Temperature *** *** *** *** ***
Moisture Resistance **** **** **** **** ****
High Clarity **** N/A N/A *** N/A
High Stiffness (Flex Modulus) **** **** **** N/A N/A
High Elongation *** *** *** ***** *****
High Impact Strength *** *** *** ***** *****
Opacity N/A ***** ***** *** *****
Color Clear Translucent Opaque White Opaque Black Black Clear Translucent
"Simulant" Characteristics          
Polypropylene *** *** *** N/A N/A
ABS *** *** *** N/A N/A
Polycarbonate **** N/A N/A N/A N/A
Elastomeric (Rubber-like) N/A N/A N/A ***** *****
Polycarbonate *** *** *** N/A N/A
Recommended Applications          
Investment Casting N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Jigs/Fixtures/Tools *** *** *** N/A N/A
Master Patterns for RTV *** *** *** N/A N/A
General Purpose Models ***** ***** ***** N/A N/A
Snap Fit Testing *** *** *** N/A N/A
Injection Molding/Direct AIM *** *** *** N/A N/A
RATING SYSTEM  
***** = BEST
**** = BETTER
*** = GOOD