Finishing Degrees for

Stereolithography

The right finish and color can transform a print into a product. Whether you’re looking for a functional finish that’s designed for lightning fast lead-times or an aesthetic finish that makes your prototype identical to the final product, take a look at your wide range of options with Stereolithography finishes at Materialise.

Standard/Unpainted Finishes

Basic Finish

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700WXtreme

Basic cleaning without sanding or sandblasting

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • Building layers still visible

Basic Finish

TuskXC2700T

Basic cleaning without sanding or sandblasting

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • Building layers still visible

Support Marks Removed

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700T, TuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed
  • Cured
  • Support marks are sanded with P240
  • Building layers still visible

NextDay Finish

Poly1500, TuskXC2700W

  • Supports removed
  • Cured
  • Support marks are sanded with P240
  • Sandblasted
  • Building layers still visible

Normal A/2 Side

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700T, TuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed
  • Cured
  • A-surface / All surfaces are sanded with P240
  • Sandblasted
  • Building layers not visible

Colored/Painted Finishes

Technical Transparent

TuskXC2700T

  • Supports removed
  • Cured
  • Support marks are sanded with P240
  • Transparent UV varnish applied to all reachable surfaces
  • Building layers still visible (part can contain small entrapments)

Cosmetic Transparent

TuskXC2700T

  • Supports removed
  • Cured
  • All surfaces (including support marks) are sanded with P400
  • Transparent UV varnish applied to all reachable surfaces
  • Building layers not visible (cutting might be needed)

Spray Paint (A/2 Side)

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed
  • Matte paint (30% gloss) applied on the A-Side or both sides
  • Spray painted according to RAL specifications
  • Building layers still visible

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Dead Matte

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Dead matte paint (10% gloss) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Matte

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Matte paint (30% gloss) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Satin

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Satin paint (50% gloss) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / High-Gloss

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • High-gloss paint (90% gloss) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Soft-Touch

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Soft-touch paint (transparent coating) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Fine-Texture

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Fine-texture paint (matte color paint with fine texture) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Primer + Paint (A-Side/2 Sides) / Spatter

Poly1500, ProtoGen White, TaurusTuskXC2700W, Xtreme

  • Supports removed, support marks still visible
  • Cured
  • A-side or both sides are sanded with P400
  • Primer paint applied on the A-Side or both sides (light gray)
  • A-side or both sides are sanded (wet) with P800
  • Spatter paint (matte color paint with coarse texture) applied to the A-side or both sides
    • Painted according to RAL specifications

Available on Demand

  • Biocompatible

  • Chrome

  • Glassfiber

  • Master

  • Metal Plating Technical

  • Metal Plating Cosmetical

  • Primer Basic

  • Primer Ready to Paint

  • Verometal


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