Most of our unifunctional 3Dresyns are "ready to print" in the Form 2 in open mode using Formlabs Clear v2 and in the Form 3 using Standard Clear or Grey settings with a universal cartridge.
Our 3Dresyns can be divided in two groups: uni and multifunctional resins. Some multifunctional 3Dresyns may need tuning with our Fine Tuner FT1 and LB1 Bio, which will be supplied for free as samples when needed, to print them in specific printing specifications, such as specific z layers.
With "black box"closed mode printers, such as the Formlabs Form 2 and 3, keep it simple, do not add any of the optional functional additives to your order. Just ignore the bunch of offered "optional" options! You should also acknowledge that water and solvent soluble sacrificial 3Dresyns may swell instead of dissolve when printed with Formlabs high power lasers. Consequently, their usage is not recommended with laser printers. LCD printers are ideal for printing both solvent and water soluble sacrificial resins.
On the other hand, some 3D resins are prone to dissolve the hard acrylic plastic of Formlabs resin tanks and infiltrate through the gap between the PDMS and the tank. This often ends up separating the PDMS from the tank, This limitation of Formlabs tanks limits the usage of some specific 3D resins which indeed do not have this sort of problems when used with competitor´s durable resin tanks and printers.
The best way to overcome this matter is to contact us before ordering 3D resins for Formlabs and check with us their suitability for Formlabs resin tanks as supplied. We will help you to select the best resins for Formlabs. Alternatively, you may apply a ribbon of polyurethane sealant to the gap, to seal the corner all around the PDMS and its contact with the wall of the tank to prevent resin infiltration. This will permit you using most 3D resins. If you want to be free of limitations, and need durable or sacrificial materials with higher specifications let´s help you to unlock the black box! There are few cost effective open mode printers in the market.
Our 3Dresyns are supplied in bottles, not in cartridges, consequently you will need to pour them into your resin tank or into an original or universal cartridge.
Discover and order online our selection of 3Dresyns compatible with Formlabs printers. Order our value for money 3Dresyn ENG3 Bio Clear, Grey and Black ready to print in the Form 2 & 3 at 400 Euro for 5 kg orders.