Somos® PerFORM

Material

Technology: Stereolithography

Stereolithography (SLA) - Somos® PerFORM

Description

Somos® PerFORM is an exceptional product that is specifically designed to cater to the needs of the composite parts manufacturing industry. It is a high-end product with unparalleled capabilities, making it the perfect choice for those who demand the best. 

 

The composite parts produced using Somos® PerFORM exhibit exceptional strength, stiffness, and resistance to high temperatures, making them highly suitable for various industrial applications. The composite parts manufactured using this product are known to withstand extreme conditions, making them ideal for tooling and wind tunnel testing.

 

In summary, Somos® PerFORM is a top-of-the-line product that boasts superior capabilities in the production of composite parts. Its remarkable strength, stiffness, and resistance to high temperatures make it an ideal choice for a premium product that delivers uncompromising performance.

Somos® PerFORM Applications

  • Automotive Housings
  • Electrical Casings
  • High-Temperature Testing
  • Tooling
  • Wind Tunnel Testing

Resources

Material Manufacturer: DSM

Somos® PerFORM Characteristics

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  • High Detail/High Resolution
  • High Strength
  • Rigid
  • Temperature Resistant

Somos® PerFORM Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties UV Postcure
Tensile Strength
9,900 psi
Tensile Modulus
1,520 ksi
Tensile Elongation at Break
1.1%
Flexural Strength
17,400 psi
Flexural Modulus
1,450 ksi
Heat Deflection at 264 psi
180° F
Mechanical Properties UV Postcure
Tensile Strength
68 MPa
Tensile Modulus
10,500 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break
1.1%
Flexural Strength
120 MPa
Flexural Modulus
10,000 MPa
Heat Deflection at 1.82 MPa
82° C

Stereolithography

Technology
Max Build Area

31 x 31 x 23 in

Lead Time

1 – 2 Days

Tolerances

First inch ± 0.005 in

Additional inches ± 0.0015 in 

Layer Thickness

Normal resolution 0.004 in

Minimum feature 0.012 in

High-resolution 0.002 in

Minimum feature 0.006 in 

Stereolithography Design Recommendations

Feature Measurement

Connecting & Moving Parts

0.03 in

Escape Holes

0.04 in

Embossing & Engraving

Width: 0.016 in
Height/Depth: 0.016 in

Holes & Openings

0.02 in

Horizontal Spans

0.08 in

Minimum Features

0.008 in

Pin Diameter

0.03 in

Supports & Overhangs

Base Supports Otherwise 45°

Walls (Supported)

0.02 in

Walls (Unsupported)

0.04 in
Feature Measurement

Connecting & Moving Parts

0.7 mm

Escape Holes

1 mm

Embossing & Engraving

Width: 0.4 mm
Height/Depth: 0.4 mm

Holes & Openings

0.5 mm

Horizontal Spans

2 mm

Minimum Features

0.2 mm

Pin Diameter

0.7 mm

Supports & Overhangs

Base Support Otherwise 45°

Walls (Supported)

0.5 mm

Walls (Unsupported)

1 mm