SLA/FRSLA®

Finely tuned selection of resins for exceptionally high resolutions

Stereolithography, or SLA, was the first 3D printing technology ever invented, and is still a powerhouse in today’s additive manufacturing industry. It utilizes resin materials cured by UV light one layer at a time. With high accuracy and precision, the SLA process is a popular choice for engineers who need prototypes with attention to fine detail. Fine Resolution Stereolithography (FRSLA®) is a version of SLA for parts that need to be very small in size, or that have features requiring exceptionally high resolution.

Due to the wide variety of resins available for SLA 3D printing, this process has found applications in many diverse industries. Engineering grade resins can be used for rapid prototyping functional parts, while clear resins are available for products that need to be transparent. SLA technology utilizes materials with properties such as heat-resistance, durability, flexibility, and biocompatiblity.

Parts printed using SLA are continuous—each layer is fully bonded to the ones before and after, producing air and watertight parts. This makes SLA an ideal solution for industries such as automotive, aerospace, and biomedical, where engineering solutions rely on air and fluid flow being controlled and predictable. Stereolithography is an ideal technology for producing Class A Models due to the smooth surface finish. Using large sized build platforms, stereolithography can produce large parts which can be bonded together to form one whole part.

Dimensional accuracy, large build platform, surface finish, and wide selection of materials make stereolithography an optimal choice for 3D Printing technology. If you’re interested in rapid prototyping, proof of concept, or even short-run manufacturing, contact Dinsmore Inc. today to find out how SLA or FRSLA® printing can help meet your needs. Request a Quote to get started on your next SLA project.

Introducing the ProX™ 800 SLA System

SLA/FRSLA® Materials

PerFORM

Applications:

Tooling, wind tunnel testing, automotive housings.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. With the...

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Prototherm 12120

Applications:

Applies to many applications across automotive and aerospace industries where strong parts that can resist high temperatures are needed.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. ProtoTherm...

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Evolve 128

Applications:

Snap fits, jigs & fixtures.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. Evolve 128...

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Accura (SI 60)

Applications:

Transparent assemblies, medical instruments, devices and labware; lighting components (lenses etc.), fluid flow and visualization models.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. Accura SI 60...

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ProtoGen™ 18420

Applications:

Accurate RTV patterns, durable concept models, highly accurate and humidity & temperature resistant parts.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. This...

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BioClear

Applications:

Medical device prototypes

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. Parts...

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NeXt

Applications:

Snap-fits, impellers, ductwork, connectors and electronic covers, automotive housings and dashboard assemblies, packaging, and sporting goods

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites. NeXt...

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WaterShed© XC11122

Applications:

Lenses, packaging, water flow analysis, RTV patterns, durable concept models, wind tunnel testing and investment casting patterns.

Description:

SLA materials mimic a wide array of engineering plastics, elastomers and composites, including...

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