3D Printing Materials

Ever feel restricted by the tools available to you? We want you to have access to as many 3D printing materials as possible, so you can make the best choice for your project. From polymers to metals, filaments to powders, we make sure that you can always find a solution that meets your requirements. Welcome to Europe’s largest single-site 3D printing factory.

Whether you’re looking for Laser Sintering, FDM, Stereolithography, Metal 3D Printing or PolyJet, we have a range of 3D printing technologies at your service.

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Metal 3D Printing

Pair the design flexibility of 3D Printing with the mechanical properties of metal. From production tools with internal channels to aerospace parts with latticed interiors, any metal application that involves complexity can benefit from Metal 3D Printing.

Aluminum (AlSi10Mg)

Aluminum (AlSi10Mg)

  • Good strength and thermal properties with low weight
  • Flexible post-processing possibilities
  • Lead time: 10 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 280 x 315 mm
Titanium (TiAl6V4)

Titanium (TiAl6V4)

  • Excellent mechanical properties with very low specific weight
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Lead time: 10 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 245 x 245 x 270 mm
Stainless Steel (316L or 1.4404)

Stainless Steel (316L or 1.4404)

  • Excellent strength, high ductility & good thermal properties
  • Highly corrosion-resistant
  • Lead time: 10 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 250 x 250 x 280 mm
Inconel (IN718)

Inconel (IN718)

  • Exceptional thermal resistance up to 700°C
  • High yield, tensile and creep-rupture properties
  • Long-duration strength at extreme temperatures
  • Lead time: 10 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 250 x 250 x 295 mm

Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)

HP spread waves of excitement throughout the 3D printing world with the announcement of the Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology. Discover the new technology that is ideal for when you need short lead times, low porosity and excellent surface quality, for functional prototypes and small series.

PA 12 (MJF)

PA 12 (MJF)

  • Polyamide
  • High density & low porosity
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 256 x 340 x 360 mm

Laser Sintering (SLS)

Choose SLS for fully functional prototypes and series of small components, as well as complex, functional end-use parts. With no need for support structures, this technology is suitable for interlocking parts and highly complex designs.

Polypropylene (PP)

Polypropylene (PP)

  • Very high elongation at break
  • Tough, production-grade material
  • Lead time: 10 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 500 x 480 mm
Alumide

Alumide

  • Blend of aluminum powder and polyamide powder
  • Resistant to temperatures as high as 130°C
  • Lead time: 4 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 400 x 300 x 400 mm
PA 12 (SLS)

PA 12 (SLS)

  • Polyamide
  • Biocompatible and food-safe under certain conditions
  • Lead time: 4 working days (2 for Fast Lane orders)
  • Maximum part dimensions: 650 x 330 x 560 mm
PA-GF

PA-GF

  • Polyamide powder filled with glass particles
  • Much higher thermal resistance (up to 110°C) than polyamide
  • Lead time: 8 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 650 x 330 x 560 mm
TPU 92A-1

TPU 92A-1

  • Rubberlike thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Fully-functional flexible and strong material
  • Lead time: 4 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 260 x 280 x 250 mm
PA-2241-FR

PA 2241 FR

  • Flame-resistant polyamide (PA 12)
  • Suitable for aeronautics & aerospace applications
  • Lead time: 4 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 650 x330 x 560 mm

Stereolithography

With a high level of accuracy and surface quality, Stereolithography is mainly used for “show and tell” parts and visual prototypes, as well as for master copies to create vacuum casting molds.

Poly1500

Poly1500

  • Translucent material with properties comparable to those of PP (polypropylene)
  • Impact-resistant and durable
  • Lead time: 3 working days (12 hours for NextDay orders)
  • Maximum part dimensions: 2000 x 700 x 788 mm
ProtoGen White

ProtoGen White

  • Suitable for general-purpose applications
  • Resilient material with good surface quality and thermal properties
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 2000 x 700 x 788 mm
TuskXC2700T

TuskXC2700T

  • Transparent
  • Suitable for strong, water-resistant prototypes
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 2000 x 700 x 788 mm
TuskXC2700W

TuskXC2700W

  • White
  • Suitable for strong, water-resistant prototypes
  • Lead time: 3 working days (12 hours for NextDay orders)
  • Maximum part dimensions: 600 x 600 x 400 mm
Taurus

Taurus

  • Charcoal black
  • Very high elongation at break
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 500 x 568 mm
Xtreme

Xtreme

  • High impact strength and high elongation at break
  • Excellent surface quality
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 500 x 568 mm
Tusk Somos SolidGrey3000

Tusk Somos SolidGrey3000

  • High impact resistance & high degree of stiffness
  • Exclusively available at Materialise
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 2000 x 700 x 788 mm
NeXt

NeXt

  • Extremely durable resin with high feature detail
  • Good moisture resistance & thermal properties
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 500 x 520 mm
PerFORM

PerFORM

  • Strong, stiff resin with high thermal resistance
  • Suitable for wind tunnel tests for aerospace & automotive applications
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 500 x 568 mm

Fused Deposition Modeling

Choose FDM for functional parts and prototypes for form-and-fit testing. FDM offers durable parts with great stability, and short throughput times, which are also suitable for low-volume manufacturing series. This technology uses industrial-grade thermoplastics, resulting in durable parts with stable mechanical properties over time.

ABS

ABS

  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
  • High durability and fine feature detail
  • Lead time: 5 working days (48 hours for Fast Lane orders)
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
ABS-ESD7

ABS-ESD7

  • Durable and electrostatic-dissipative material
  • Suitable for applications where static charge could impair performance
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
Polycarbonate

PC

  • Polycarbonate
  • Excellent impact strength and temperature resistance
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
PC-ABS

PC-ABS

  • Blend of polycarbonate and ABS plastic
  • High impact strength and thermal resistance
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
Ultem 9085

Ultem 9085

  • Strong, lightweight and flame-retardant (UL94-V0 rated)
  • Superior mechanical performance and strength-to-weight ratio
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
ABSi

ABSi

  • Biocompatible
  • Translucent
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
ABS-M30

ABS-M30

  • 25-75% stronger than the standard ABS material
  • Smoother parts with finer feature details
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm
ABS-M30i

ABS-M30i

  • High strength, durable & fine feature detail
  • Biocompatible in its raw state (complies with ISO 10993)
  • Lead time: 5 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 914 x 610 x 914 mm

Vacuum Casting

Vacuum Casting is a copying technique used for the production of small series of functional plastic parts. Using two-component polyurethanes and silicone molds, Vacuum Casting is known for its fast production of high-quality prototypes or end-use products.

Vacuum Casting Materials

Vacuum Casting Materials

  • Rubber-like polyurethanes, ABS-like polyurethanes, PE/PP-like polyurethanes
  • High-quality surface finish comparable to injection molding
  • Lead time: Up to 10 copies within 10 days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 1900 x 900 x 750 mm

PolyJet

PolyJet is ideal for models that require fine details or rubberlike materials, with smooth surfaces. This technology can produce multi-material and multi-color parts and can match specific Shore A values. Using photopolymers in extremely thin layers, PolyJet can build accurate and detailed parts with fast lead times and no need for post-production finishing.

PolyJet Materials

PolyJet Materials

  • VeroWhitePlus (rigid, white) and Agilus (flexible, black)
  • Composite materials with preset combinations of mechanical properties:
    Shore A40 - Shore A50 - Shore A60 - Shore A70 - Shore A85 - Shore A95.
  • Lead time: 3 working days
  • Maximum part dimensions: 500 x 400 x 200 mm

Materialise OnSite

Your Online Prototyping Service

Our 24/7 online quoting and ordering system for rapid prototypes is always ready for you. Simply upload your CAD file, choose a technology, material and finishing degree, and you’ll receive a perfect prototype — with no shipping charges.

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