Somos® WaterShed XC 11122

Material

Technology: Stereolithography

Stereolithography (SLA) - Somos® WaterShed Clear

Description

Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 is a durable, high-performance photopolymer resin used in 3D printing to produce industrial prototypes and parts. It combines mechanical strength, toughness, and dimensional stability, making it ideal for applications that require accurate and complex geometries. WaterShed XC 11122 is also resistant to humidity, water, and other harsh environmental conditions, making it an excellent material choice for parts used in outdoor and aquatic environments.

One of the unique properties of this resin is its white translucent appearance, which makes it suitable for post-processing and finishing operations such as painting, dyeing, and polishing. The material’s curing process is based on a proprietary technology that ensures precise reproduction of intricate design features, even in the most minor components. Overall, Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 is a high-quality material with durable and accurate parts, making it an excellent choice for industrial-grade 3D printing applications.

Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 Applications

  • Consumer Products
  • Fluid Flow Analysis
  • Duct Work
  • Investment Casting
  • Lenses
  • Packaging
  • Wind Tunnel Testing
  • Concept Models

Resources

Material Manufacturer: DSM

Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 Characteristics

Clear/Translucent

  • Clear/Translucent
  • High Detail/High Resolution
  • Low Viscosity
  • Rigid
  • Water Resistant

Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties UV Postcure
Tensile Strength
7.3 ksi
Tensile Modulus
403 ksi
Tensile Elongation at Break
15.5%
Flexural Strength
10 ksi
Flexural Modulus
320 ksi
Heat Deflection at 264 psi
120° F
Mechanical Properties UV Postcure
Tensile Strength
50.4 MPa
Tensile Modulus
2770 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break
15.5%
Flexural Strength
68.7 MPa
Flexural Modulus
2205 MPa
Heat Deflection at 1.82 MPa
49° 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