Material Characteristics

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Material Property VisiJet® CR-WT 200 VisiJet® CR-CL 200 VisiJet® CE-BK VisiJet® CE-NT VisiJet® CR-BK VisiJet® CG-CL VisiJet® M2G-DUR
High Temperature (HDT @ 66psi) 51°C 51°C N/A N/A 61°C 47°C N/A
Moisture Resistance (absorption) 0.50% 0.50% 0.60% 0.90%      
High Clarity N/A * * * * * N/A N/A N/A * * * * * * * * * *
High Stiffness (Flex Modulus) 1700-2200 Mpa 1700-2200 Mpa N/A N/A 2400-3000 Mpa 1000-1200 Mpa N/A
High Elongation 20-30 % 20-30 % 160-230% 160-230% 6-12 % 55-65% 65-75%
High Impact Strength 20-25 J/m 20-25 J/m N/A N/A * * * 40-50 J/m 70-80 J/m
Opacity * * * * * N/A * * * * N/A * * * * * N/A N/A
Color Opaque White Clear Translucent Opaque Black Clear Translucent Opaque Black Transparent Clear Transparent Clear
               
"Simulant" Characteristics VisiJet® M2R-CL VisiJet® M2R-WT VisiJet® M2R-BK VisiJet® M2R-TN VisiJet® M2R-GRY VisiJet® M2 EBK VisiJet® M2G-DUR
Polypropylene N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A * * * * * * * *
ABS * * * * * * N/A N/A N/A * * * * * * * *

Elastomeric (rubber-like)

N/A N/A * * * * * * * * * * N/A * * * * * * *
Polycarbonate * * * * * * * * 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 EBK VisiJet® M2G-DUR
Investment Casting N/A N/A 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 * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Functional Prototyping (snap fits) * * * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Injection Molding/Direct AIM * * * * * * N/A N/A * * * * * * N/A
RATING SYSTEM  
* * * * * = BEST
* * * * = BETTER
* * * = GOOD