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DSM Introduces Most Advanced Stereolithography Resin to Date in Approaching True Thermoplastic Performance: Somos® NeXt

In its ongoing commitment to pushing the boundaries of stereolithography (SL) performance for additive manufacturing, DSM Somos has introduced Somos® NeXt-the industry's most advanced resin to date for approaching true thermoplastic performance. Somos® NeXt produces parts that demonstrate an unprecedented combination of stiffness and toughness which typically characterizes thermoplastics,...

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Bio-Based Performance Materials meet auto industry needs.

As bio-based resin for automotive vehicle body parts, including exterior panels, Palapreg® ECO P55-01 is composed of 55% renewable resources and does not require sacrifices of product performance or production speed. EcoPaXX(TM) bio-based engineering plastic combines melting point of approximately 250°C, low moisture absorption, and optimal resistance to chemical substances. Approximately...

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Software facilitates manufacture of stereolithography parts.
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Software facilitates manufacture of stereolithography parts.

Based on TetraLattice(TM) technology from Milwaukee School of Engineering, TetraShell(TM) hollow build software allows stereolithography users to create lightweight prototypes with optimal structural integrity. SL part builders can widely vary wall thickness as well as adjust support parameters. Potential application areas include investment casting patterns, reduced-density metal clad composite...

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DSM Somos® Drives Industry Awareness on Impact Testing of Rapid Prototyping Materials

As rapid prototyping (RP) moves closer toward direct manufacturing, stereolithography (SL) resin leader DSM Somos is working to increase industry awareness around the impact testing of SL resins for the better evaluation of material performance. At the recent 2008 3DSUG conference in Costa Mesa, CA, DSM Somos made the information tangible with live test demonstrations in which RP users were...

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DSM Somos® Announces Record Sales Year, Credits Extensive New Product Introductions

DSM Somos® Announces Record Sales Year, Credits Extensive New Product Introductions DSM Somos, a world leader in the development of innovative, high-performance stereolithography (SL) materials, announced that 2007 was a record year in sales for the company, crediting the result to wide market acceptance of their extensive list of new products introduced from late 2006 through 2007. Among the...

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DSM Somos Introduces WaterClear Ultra-the Clearest SL Resin Currently Available

Building on their patented clear resin technology, leading rapid prototyping resin innovator DSM Somos® has announced the commercial availability of WaterClear® Ultra, a highly clear, colorless stereolithography (SL) resin. In color comparison testing, WaterClear Ultra has been shown to be the clearest SL resin available on the market today. Using a colorimeter (an instrument used to measure...

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Resin Material combines optical clarity, ABS functionality.
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Resin Material combines optical clarity, ABS functionality.

Able to produce parts that look like clear engineered plastic, WaterShed® XC 11122 exhibits performance characteristics similar to ABS and is suited for parts such as lenses or clear covers used in automotive, medical, and consumer product applications. Resin-based solution is formulated with DSM Somos Oxetane Advantage(TM), a chemistry platform that produces parts with water resistance and...

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DSM Somos® DMX-SLT 100 Draws a Crowd at TCT's Rapid Product Development and Manufacturing Event

Six months after its market introduction, DSM Somos' high-impact SL resin innovation, DMX-SL 100 is still drawing crowds-this time at Time Compression Technologies' UK Rapid Product Development and Rapid Manufacturing Event, held on September 26-27. With over 2,000 worldwide visitors and more than 100 exhibits, the show is now considered the United Kingdom's leading conference and...

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DSM Somos® Introduces DMX-SLT 100 -Brings Stereolithography One Step Closer to Direct Manufacturing

DSM Somos® Introduces DMX-SLT 100 -Brings Stereolithography One Step Closer to Direct Manufacturing

Elgin, Illinois - Determined to bring to market a stereolithography (SL) solution for direct manufacturing applications, DSM Somos has introduced DMX-SLT 100-the industry's first SL resin targeted for high durability applications and a significant new chemistry platform for direct manufacturing development. Developed via the joint efforts of DSM Somos R&D and the Netherlands-based DSM...

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Somos Among Material Providers Introducing New Products at 3DSUG Conference

The 2007 Conference: 3DSUG was established in 1998 to encourage and coordinate the technical information exchange between owners and operators of 3D Systems rapid prototyping equipment. With such a large concentration of stereolithography (SL) equipment users, it has become the conference resin suppliers have chosen to introduce new resin products to the RP industry. This years' conference...

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