Press Release Summary:
RenShapeÂ® SL 7585 photopolymer, formulated to release bubbles before processing to increase throughput, is suited for building master models and prototypes. Thermoplastic-like stereolithography (SL) material is clear amber in vat and turns white as it is exposed to laser light used in curing process. After full cure, parts built with material exhibit Shore hardness of 84D, tensile strength of ~8,000 psi, and notched Izod impact strength of 0.68 lb-ft/in.
Original Press Release:
New SL Photopolymer from Huntsman Advanced Materials Offers ABS-like Performance with Long-term Durability
EAST LANSING, Michigan, July 6, 2005 - A third-generation, white, thermoplastic-like stereolithography (SL) material has been introduced by Huntsman Advanced Materials. New RenShape® SL 7585 photopolymer combines easy processability with robust performance characteristics and long-term durability. The new product is well suited for building accurate master models and prototypes, including parts with snap-fit closures.
RenShape® SL 7585 photopolymer is formulated to release bubbles before processing to increase throughput. The material features the added benefit of changing color; it is clear amber in the vat but turns white as it is exposed to the laser light used in the curing process. Parts built with RenShape® SL 7585 photopolymer are easy to clean and, after a full cure, exhibit physical properties including Shore hardness of 84D, tensile strength of approximately 8,000 psi and notched Izod impact strength of 0.68 ft.-lb./in.
The new product can be used on all solid-state platforms.
For more information about RenShape® SL 7585 photopolymer, contact Michael Tongen, Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Inc., 4917 Dawn Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823, 517-351-5900, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.huntsman.com/.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of commodity and differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture basic products for a variety of global industries including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, textiles, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging, and later, rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has revenues of $11.5 billion, 11,300 employees and 62 operations in 22 countries.
RenShape is a registered trademark of Huntsman LLC or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all countries.