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Simulating the strength and stiffness of PEEK, Rigid 4000 Resin is an ideal choice for jigs, fixtures & general load-bearing applications.
Choose Formlabs family of Rigid Resins when prototyping strong and stiff parts that need to resist bending. Parts made from these materials are thermally and chemically resistant and will be dimensionally stable under load, but will experience brittle failure if pushed to their limits.
Glass-filled Rigid 4000 Resin prints with a smooth, polished finish and is ideal for stiff and strong parts that can withstand minimal deflection. Consider Rigid 4000 Resin for general load-bearing applications.
The “4000” in the name represents the material’s tensile modulus. If you need a stiffer material, try Rigid 10K Resin.
*Layer height compatibility can depend on printer model.
NOTE: Rigid 4K Resin decreases the lifetime of resin tanks. Read more about Resin Tank LT lifetime and Form 3 Resin Tank lifetime.
For more printing and finishing tips relating to Rigid 4000 Resin (V1), please read this article written by Formlabs.
Formlabs materials require proper storage to maximize the usable lifetime. Light and temperature affect shelf life significantly. For optimal results, follow Formlabs guidelines for storing and handling resins.
For more resin care instructions and safety case precautions please read this article written by Formlabs.
Green ᵃ - 41˚C
Post-Cured ᵇ - 60˚C
Green ᵃ - 48˚C
Post-Cured ᵇ - 77˚C
Green ᵃ - 33 MPa
Post-Cured ᵇ - 69 MPa
Green ᵃ - 2.1 GPa
Post-Cured ᵇ - 4.1 GPa
ᵃ Data was obtained from green parts, printed using Form 3, 100 μm, Rigid 4000 (formerly Rigid v1) settings, without additional treatments.
ᵇ Data was obtained from parts printed using Form 3, 100μm, Rigid 4000 (formerly Rigid v1) settings and post-cured with a Form Cure for 15 minutes at 80 °C
We have full MDS for Formlabs Rigid 4K resin other Formlabs products. Contact us to enquire!
The typical values presented in Formlabs data sheet are intended for reference and comparison purposes only. Due to the nature of 3D printing they should not be used for design specifications or quality control purposes.
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