Somos® Taurus

Somos Taurus has high thermal and mechanical properties along with superior strength, high accuracy, and exceptional surface finish.

About Somos® Taurus

Somos® Taurus is a high-performance stereolithography (SLA) resin developed by DSM, a leading materials science company. It is specifically designed for additive manufacturing and is known for its exceptional toughness, durability, and heat resistance. Somos® Taurus offers a range of benefits and features that make it suitable for various industrial applications.

Material Details:

  • Resin Type: Photopolymer
  • Application: Additive manufacturing via SLA technology
  • Key Features: High toughness, durability, heat resistance
  • Color: Typically opaque white or light gray

Technical Properties (approximations):

PropertyValue Range
Tensile Strength55 - 65 MPa
Tensile Modulus1.8 - 2.2 GPa
Elongation at Break8 - 12%
Heat Deflection Temperature65 - 75°C
Flexural Strength90 - 100 MPa
Viscosity500 - 600 cps
Density1.15 - 1.20 g/cm³

These values represent typical ranges for the technical properties of Somos® Taurus. However, it's important to note that specific properties may vary depending on the printing parameters, post-processing, and part geometry.

Somos® Taurus is commonly used in industries such as automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, and engineering due to its excellent mechanical properties and ability to withstand demanding environments. It is favored for producing functional prototypes, tooling, jigs, fixtures, and end-use parts where toughness and impact resistance are crucial.

For precise information on the technical properties and processing guidelines of Somos® Taurus, it is recommended to consult the manufacturer's documentation or data sheets.


Standard Smooth


Functional, Visual, High detail, Durable

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