Somos Evolve is the perfect material for strong, highly detailed functional prototypes and parts that need to withstand continuous usage.
Somos® Evolve is a high-performance resin developed by DSM, a leading materials science company. It is a liquid photopolymer material specifically designed for use in stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing processes. Somos® Evolve offers a range of desirable properties that make it suitable for various applications, including functional prototypes, end-use parts, and investment casting patterns.
Some key features and characteristics of Somos® Evolve include:
- Durable and Tough: Somos® Evolve exhibits high durability and toughness, allowing for the production of robust and impact-resistant parts.
- High Heat Resistance: The material has excellent thermal stability and can withstand elevated temperatures, making it suitable for applications that require resistance to heat and thermal cycling.
- Excellent Detail Resolution: Somos® Evolve enables the creation of highly detailed and intricate parts with exceptional surface finish and resolution.
- Wide Range of Applications: It is well-suited for various industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, and healthcare, where high-quality and functional 3D printed parts are required.
- Compatibility with Investment Casting: Somos® Evolve can be used to produce investment casting patterns, allowing for the production of complex metal parts through the lost-wax casting process.
It's important to note that the specific properties and processing guidelines of Somos® Evolve may vary depending on the specific grade or formulation of the material. For precise information on its technical properties, such as tensile strength, elongation, and heat resistance, it is recommended to consult the manufacturer's documentation or data sheets.
Overall, Somos® Evolve offers an advanced solution for SLA 3D printing, providing durable, high-resolution parts with excellent heat resistance for a wide range of applications.
|Tensile Modulus||2964 MPa|
|Flexural Modulus||2654 MPa|
|HDT (0.45 MPa)||52.3°C|
|HDT (1.8 MPa)||49.6°C|
These values represent the specific technical properties of Somos® Evolve. The tensile modulus indicates the material's stiffness under tension, while the tensile elongation represents its ability to stretch before breaking. The flexural modulus reflects the material's stiffness under bending forces. The HDT (Heat Deflection Temperature) values indicate the temperatures at which the material begins to deform under specific loads.