Standard and Engineering Resins

Functional prototyping materials

The Formlabs library of versatile, reliable Standard and Engineering Resins is formulated to help you reduce costs, iterate faster, and bring better experiences to market.

Black resin material
Black Resin

Black Resin is formulated for models with very small features and intricate details.

  • Great details
  • Smooth, matte surface finish
  • No post curing necessary
Ceramic resin material
Ceramic Resin

Ceramic Resin is an experimental material that allows you to 3D print parts with a stone-like finish and fire them to create a fully ceramic piece. Fabricate ceramic parts for engineering research, or create distinctive art and design pieces.

  • Can be fired and glazed
  • Fired parts have unique properties
  • Requires extra steps for successful printing
Clear resin material
Clear Resin

Clear Resin printed on the Form 3 polishes to near optical transparency, making it ideal for working with light or showcasing internal features.

  • Smooth surface finish
  • Optical transparency
  • No post curing necessary
Color kit material
Color Kit

The first integrated color mixing solution for resin 3D printers, Color Kit enables 3D printing in a range of colors without the manual work of finishing and painting.

  • Color Kit contains a Color Base cartridge and all five Color Pigments.
  • Mix and print matte, opaque parts in a range of colors
  • Field test product concepts with custom colors
Draft resin material
Draft Resin

Draft Resin prints up to four times faster than Formlabs standard materials, making it ideal for initial prototypes and rapid iterations to help bring products to market faster.

  • Print large parts or batches of smaller parts fast
  • Slightly more visible layer lines
  • No post-curing necessary
Durable resin material
Durable Resin

Durable Resin is the most pliable, impact resistant, and lubricious material in our functional family of Tough and Durable Resins. Choose Durable Resin for squeezable parts and low-friction assemblies.

  • Squeezable prototypes and low friction assemblies
  • Jigs and fixtures undergoing significant impacts
  • Low friction assemblies and non-degrading surfaces
  • Simulating the strength and stiffness of polyethylene (PE)
Elastic 50A material
Elastic 50A Resin

The softest Engineering Resin, this 50A Shore durometer material is suitable for prototyping parts normally produced with silicone. Choose Elastic 50A Resin for parts that will bend, stretch, compress, and hold up to repeated cycles without tearing, and spring back quickly to their original shape.

  • Wearables and consumer goods prototyping
  • Medical models and devices
  • Compliant features for robotics
  • Special effects props and models
ESD resin material
ESD Resin

ESD (electrical static-dissipative) Resin is a cost-effective solution for producing static-dissipative parts designed to endure use on the factory floor.

  • Tooling & fixturing for electronics manufacturing
  • Custom trays for component handling and storage
  • Anti-static prototypes and end-use components
Flame retardant resin material
Flame Retardant (FR) Resin

Flame Retardant (FR) Resin is a self-extinguishing, halogen-free, certified UL 94 V-0 SLA material with favorable flame, smoke, and toxicity (FST) ratings. Use FR Resin to easily 3D print flame retardant parts with excellent part quality, heat resistance, and high creep resistance.

  • Interior parts in airplanes, automobiles, and railways
  • Protective and internal consumer electronics components
  • Custom jigs, fixtures, and replacement parts for industrial environments with high temperatures or ignition sources
Flexible 80A resin material
Flexible 80A Resin

Flexible 80A Resin is the most stiff soft-touch material in our library of Flexible and Elastic Resins, with an 80A Shore durometer to simulate the flexibility of rubber or TPU. Balancing softness with strength, Flexible 80A Resin can withstand bending, flexing, and compression, even through repeated cycles.

  • Handles, grips, and overmolds
  • Seals, gaskets, and masks
  • Cushioning, damping, and shock absorption
Grey resin material
Grey Resin

Grey Resin is perfect for general purpose prototyping and model making, excellent for capturing small details.

  • Great details
  • Smooth, matte surface finish
  • No post curing necessary
Grey pro resin material
Grey Pro Resin

Grey Pro Resin offers high precision, moderate elongation, and low creep. This material is great for concept modeling and functional prototyping, especially for parts that will be handled repeatedly.

  • Form and fit testing
  • Injection molded product prototypes
  • Mold masters for plastics, silicones, and more
  • Jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
High temp resin material
High Temp Resin

High Temp Resin has a heat deflection temperature (HDT) of 238 °C @ 0.45 MPa—the highest among Formlabs resins. Use it to print detailed, precise prototypes with high thermal stability.

  • Hot air, gas, and fluid flow
  • Heat resistant mounts, housings, and fixtures
  • Molds and inserts
PU 650 resin material
PU Rigid 650 Resin

PU Rigid 650 Resin is a tough and pliable polyurethane material that can withstand extreme impacts while maintaining true shape long-term.

  • Impact-resistant components
  • Pliable mechanical connectors
  • Shock-absorbing bumpers and dampeners
  • Noise-dampening components
PU 1000 resin material
PU Rigid 1000 Resin

PU Rigid 1000 Resin is a semi-rigid and tough polyurethane material, ready to handle high impacts and harsh environments repeatedly.

  • Protective casings, housings, and enclosures
  • Static jigs and fixtures undergoing high stress
  • Sturdy consumer products
Rigid 4000 resin material
PU Rigid 4000 Resin

Rigid 4000 Resin is reinforced with glass to offer very high stiffness and a polished finish. This material is highly resistant to deformation over time and is great for printing thin walls and features.

  • Mounts and brackets
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Thin-walled parts
  • Simulates stiffness of PEEK
Rebound resin material
Rebound Resin

With five times the tear strength, three times the tensile strength, and two times the elongation of other production-grade elastomeric materials on the market, Rebound Resin is perfect for 3D printing springy, resilient parts.

  • Handles constant compression or tension
  • Withstands the elements, endures daily use
  • Requires extra steps for successful production
Rigid 10K resin material
Rigid 10K Resin

Rigid 10K Resin is our stiffest material that is ideal for precise industrial parts that need to withstand significant load without bending and benefit from resistance to heat and chemicals.

  • Short run injection mold masters and inserts
  • Aerodynamic test models
  • Heat resistant and fluid exposed components, jigs, and fixtures
  • Simulates stiffness of glass and fiber-filled thermoplastics
Tough 1500 resin material
Tough 1500 Resin

Tough 1500 Resin is the most resilient material in our functional family of Tough and Durable Resins. Choose Tough 1500 Resin for stiff and pliable parts that bend and spring back quickly.

  • Prototypes that repeatedly bend and quickly return to shape
  • Jigs and fixtures requiring repeated deflection
  • Simulating the strength and stiffness of polypropylene (PP)
Tough 2000 resin material
Tough 2000 Resin

Tough 2000 Resin is the strongest and stiffest material in our family of Tough and Durable Resins, making it ideal for prototyping sturdy parts that should not bend easily.

  • Strong and stiff prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures requiring minimal deflection
  • Simulating the strength and stiffness of ABS
White resin material
White Resin

White Resin captures smooth surfaces and details, making it great for presentation-ready pieces or as a base for painted prints.

  • Great details
  • Smooth, matte surface finish
  • No post-curing necessary

For Formlabs SLA 3D Printers

The Standard and Engineering resins are designed for the Formlabs SLA 3D printers including the Form3+, Form 3L, and biomedical machines.

Formlabs SLA machines:

  • Are powered by Low Force Stereolithography (SLA)
  • 3D Print intricate parts with high accuracy and precision
  • Deliver production quality similar to injection molded parts
  • 3D Print clear and flexible parts with a variety of engineered resins
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