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Materials

Polyurethane Material produces polypropylene-like parts.

High-impact, rapid-setting RenPIM(TM) 6490 has gel time of 70-80 sec and demold time of 30-40 min. Shore 78D product has mix ratio of 2:1 by volume and flexural modulus of 166,000 psi after cure. Additional characteristics include heat deflection temperature of 154°F after thermal postcure and notched Izod impact strength of 1.7 ft-lb/in.

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Part Caster and Materials produce nylon prototypes.

Fitted with nylon program module, MCP/04 vacuum casting machine manufactures nylon prototypes and parts in 6 min. Nylons PA 700 and PA 1000 are PA-6-grade plastics that exhibit flexural modulus of 108,750-137,750 psi, tensile strength of 4,640-6,090 psi, and heat deflection temperature of 169 to 269°F @ 66 psi. RenPIM-VG SG 220 vacuum casting polyurethane is transparent white for pigmenting...

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Polyurethanes are suited for prototypes and short-run parts.

RenCast(TM) Fast hand-cast polyurethanes, formulated without mercury, include 2 Shore D polyurethanes and 2 Shore A systems. All products can be hand-poured and are demoldable in under 4 hr. Products include RenCast 6492 Fast off-white, Shore 85D, flame-retardant material; RenCast 6493 Fast off-white, Shore 90A hardness material; RenCast 6494 Fast amber-colored, Shore 45A rubber-like material;...

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Materials and Adhesives create durable, functional prototypes.

RenShape(TM) SL 7565 material builds clear, ABS-like parts with flexural modulus of 300,000 psi and elongation of greater than 20%. RenShape SL 5260 photopolymer produces opaque, white prototypes and parts with ABS thermoplastic-like surface, flexural modulus of 350,000 psi, and elongation of 12%. Adhesives, for filling and bonding stereolithography models and prototypes, include RenShape SL Bond...

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Epoxy produces high-temperature composite tools and parts.

RenInfusion(TM) 8615/Ren® 8615 low viscosity epoxy is formulated for resin infusion. Transparent, 2-component material features viscosity of 550 cps and offers extended 20-hour gel time for use in large projects. Once cured, product features Shore 87D hardness, flexural strength of 10,000 psi and flexural modulus of 430,000 psi.

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Materials

Polyurethanes produce protypes quickly.

Parts-In-Minutes(R) polyurethanes are suitable for rapid production of prototypes and short-run parts. RP 6489 R/H is formulated to produce tough parts with polypropylene-like characteristics. It has heat deflection temperature of 185 deg F, nearly 200,000 psi flexural modulus, and can be demolded in less than 30 min. RP 6488 R/H for vacuum-casting machines performs like polyethylene and...

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Styling Boards are made from polyurethane.

Ren Shape(R) 5025 and Ren Shape 5030 are for machining styling models, temporary master models, and prototypes with good surface finish and edge definition. Model 5025 has 15 lb/ft3 density and Shore hardness of 27D. It is available in 40 x 96-in. sheets in 2, 4, and 8 in. thicknesses. Model 5030 has density of 20 lb/ft3 and Shore hardness of 30 to 35D. Board is supplied in two sizes: 59 x 19.7 x...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Epoxy Board is designed for use at temperatures to 250°F.

Ren Shape 5008 epoxy board can be machined with carbide cutters to generate molds with good edge definition, dimensional stability, and smooth surface finish. It can be used to produce intermediate-temperature models, heat-resistant thermoform tooling, and lay-up tools for composite parts. Molds may be produced for thermoforming detailed, production-quality parts from polypropylene, polystyrene,...

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Materials

Polyurethane Material produces polypropylene-like parts.

High-impact, rapid-setting RenPIM(TM) 6490 has gel time of 70-80 sec and demold time of 30-40 min. Shore 78D product has mix ratio of 2:1 by volume and flexural modulus of 166,000 psi after cure. Additional characteristics include heat deflection temperature of 154°F after thermal postcure and notched Izod impact strength of 1.7 ft-lb/in.

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Part Caster and Materials produce nylon prototypes.

Fitted with nylon program module, MCP/04 vacuum casting machine manufactures nylon prototypes and parts in 6 min. Nylons PA 700 and PA 1000 are PA-6-grade plastics that exhibit flexural modulus of 108,750-137,750 psi, tensile strength of 4,640-6,090 psi, and heat deflection temperature of 169 to 269°F @ 66 psi. RenPIM-VG SG 220 vacuum casting polyurethane is transparent white for pigmenting...

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Materials

Polyurethanes are suited for prototypes and short-run parts.

RenCast(TM) Fast hand-cast polyurethanes, formulated without mercury, include 2 Shore D polyurethanes and 2 Shore A systems. All products can be hand-poured and are demoldable in under 4 hr. Products include RenCast 6492 Fast off-white, Shore 85D, flame-retardant material; RenCast 6493 Fast off-white, Shore 90A hardness material; RenCast 6494 Fast amber-colored, Shore 45A rubber-like material;...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Materials and Adhesives create durable, functional prototypes.

RenShape(TM) SL 7565 material builds clear, ABS-like parts with flexural modulus of 300,000 psi and elongation of greater than 20%. RenShape SL 5260 photopolymer produces opaque, white prototypes and parts with ABS thermoplastic-like surface, flexural modulus of 350,000 psi, and elongation of 12%. Adhesives, for filling and bonding stereolithography models and prototypes, include RenShape SL Bond...

Read More »

Epoxy produces high-temperature composite tools and parts.

RenInfusion(TM) 8615/Ren® 8615 low viscosity epoxy is formulated for resin infusion. Transparent, 2-component material features viscosity of 550 cps and offers extended 20-hour gel time for use in large projects. Once cured, product features Shore 87D hardness, flexural strength of 10,000 psi and flexural modulus of 430,000 psi.

Read More »
Materials

Polyurethanes produce protypes quickly.

Parts-In-Minutes(R) polyurethanes are suitable for rapid production of prototypes and short-run parts. RP 6489 R/H is formulated to produce tough parts with polypropylene-like characteristics. It has heat deflection temperature of 185 deg F, nearly 200,000 psi flexural modulus, and can be demolded in less than 30 min. RP 6488 R/H for vacuum-casting machines performs like polyethylene and...

Read More »

Styling Boards are made from polyurethane.

Ren Shape(R) 5025 and Ren Shape 5030 are for machining styling models, temporary master models, and prototypes with good surface finish and edge definition. Model 5025 has 15 lb/ft3 density and Shore hardness of 27D. It is available in 40 x 96-in. sheets in 2, 4, and 8 in. thicknesses. Model 5030 has density of 20 lb/ft3 and Shore hardness of 30 to 35D. Board is supplied in two sizes: 59 x 19.7 x...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Epoxy Board is designed for use at temperatures to 250°F.

Ren Shape 5008 epoxy board can be machined with carbide cutters to generate molds with good edge definition, dimensional stability, and smooth surface finish. It can be used to produce intermediate-temperature models, heat-resistant thermoform tooling, and lay-up tools for composite parts. Molds may be produced for thermoforming detailed, production-quality parts from polypropylene, polystyrene,...

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