Material Offerings Expanded in SLA and SLS Processes

July 25, 2022

3D image of printed materialWhat material do you need for your project?

ProtoCAM has added five new printing materials to our inventory. With added materials for the Stereolithography and Selective Laser Sintering processes, we now have more choices than ever. Overall, these added materials will allow us to create your project to your vision quicker and more efficiently. For full details on these new materials, check out the data sheets listed below.

In Stereolithography, or SLA/SA, the process involves turning a three-dimensional Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawing into a solid object through the rapid, repeated solidification of liquid resin by a UV laser. It is among the most common additive manufacturing techniques, and SLA can produce cosmetically superior parts in as little as 1-2 days. You can learn more about the SLA process and view the full materials list by visiting the SLA page listed above.

New SLA Materials:
Accura Xtreme White 200
Accura ABS Black
Somos Perform
Somos Watershed XC 11122

Also, with Selective Laser Sintering, or SLS/LS, 3D parts are created by fusing (sintering) powdered materials with an infrared laser beam. The result is strong, durable, and machinable parts with thermoplastic material properties similar to those of injection molded prototypes. You can read more about the SLS process and see a full list of materials used in the link above.

New SLS Material:
SLS Glass Filled PA (Nylon 12)

With this in mind, we have instant quoting available through our website if you choose to try it on your own. Additionally, you can always call us at 610-261-9010 or email with questions regarding material selection or the application process.