Material Characteristics

The photopolymers used in Multi-jet Printing 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.

Material Property VisiJet® M2R-CL VisiJet® M2R-WT VisiJet® M2R-BK VisiJet® M2R-TN VisiJet® M2R-GRY VisiJet® M2 ENT VisiJet® M2 EBK VisiJet® M2G-CL VisiJet® M2G-DUR
Accuracy * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
High Temperature (HDT @ 66psi) 51°C 51°C 61°C 71°C 51°C N/A N/A 47°C N/A
Moisture Resistance (absorption) 0.50% 0.50% 0.50% 0.50% 0.50% 0.90% 0.60%    
High Clarity * * * * N/A N/A N/A N/A * * * N/A * * * * * * * * * *
High Stiffness (Shore D Hardness) 77 77 81 81 77 N/A N/A 70 60
High Elongation 20-30 % 20-30 % 6-12% N/A 20-30 % 160-230% 160-230% 55-65% 65-75%
High Impact Strength 20-25 J/m 20-25 J/m 15-18 J/m N/A 20-25 J/m N/A N/A 40-50 J/m 70-80 J/m
Opacity N/A * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * N/A N/A
Color Transparent Clear Opaque White Opaque Black Opaque Tan Opaque Gray Amber Translucent Black Transparent Clear Transparent Clear
                   
"Simulant" Characteristics VisiJet® M2R-CL VisiJet® M2R-WT VisiJet® M2R-BK VisiJet® M2R-TN VisiJet® M2R-GRY VisiJet® M2 ENT VisiJet® M2 EBK VisiJet® M2G-CL VisiJet® M2G-DUR
Polypropylene * * * * * * N/A N/A * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * * *
ABS * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * *
Polycarbonate * * * N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A * * * * N/A
Elastomeric (rubber-like) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * *
                   
Recommended Applications VisiJet® M2R-CL VisiJet® M2R-WT VisiJet® M2R-BK VisiJet® M2R-TN VisiJet® M2R-GRY VisiJet® M2 ENT VisiJet® M2 EBK VisiJet® M2G-CL VisiJet® M2G-DUR
Investment Casting (Flask Method) * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * N/A N/A * * * N/A
Jigs/Fixtures/Tools * * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * *
Master Patterns for RTV * * * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * *
General Purpose Models * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * * *
Functional Prototyping (snap fits) * * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * * * *
Injection Molding/Direct AIM * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * N/A N/A * * * * N/A
Dental Models N/A N/A N/A * * * * * N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
RATING SYSTEM  
* * * * * = BEST
* * * * = BETTER
* * * = GOOD