NeXt is an extremely durable resin, suited for very accurate parts with high feature detail, and for tough, complex parts with good moisture resistance and thermal properties. NeXt is ideal for functional prototypes and end-use performance parts like snap-fit designs, impellers, duct work, connectors, automotive housings and dashboard assemblies.

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Technical Specifications

Standard lead time Minimum of 3 working days , depending on part size, number of components and finishing degrees
Standard accuracy ±0.2% (with lower limit on ±0.2 mm)
Layer thickness 0.1 mm
Minimum wall thickness 1 – 3 mm (depending on part dimensions)
Maximum part dimensions 500 x 500 x 520 mm
Maximum part dimensions can vary according to the chosen material and the geometry of the part
Interlocking or enclosed parts? No
Surface structure Unfinished parts typically have visible building layers on the surface but post-production finishes can achieve different effects, from high glosses to coarse textures. Stereolithography parts can be sandblasted, painted, varnished, covered and coated

Datasheet

MEASUREMENT VALUE STANDARD
Density 1.17 g/cm³  @ 25°C
Tensile Strength at Yield 42.2 MPa  ASTM D638M
Tensile Modulus 2430 MPa  ASTM D638M
Elongation at Yield 3.0% ASTM D638M
Elongation at Break 9.0% ASTM D638M
Flexural Modulus 2470 MPa ASTM D2240
Notched Izod Impact 50 J/m ASTM D256A
Hardness (Shore D) 82 ASTM D2240
Water Absorption 0.40% ASTM D570-98
Heat Deflection Temperature
56°C
50°C

ASTM D648
@ 0.46 MPa
@ 1.81 MPa

Actual values may vary with build condition

How Does Stereolithography Work?

Stereolithography is a laser-based technology that uses a UV-sensitive liquid resin. A UV laser beam scans the surface of the resin and selectively hardens the material corresponding to a cross section of the product, building the 3D part from the bottom to the top. The required supports for overhangs and cavities are automatically generated, and later manually removed.

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