FTD Resin Properties
All FTD resins are designed to be ultra fast!
Curing times of 0.5 seconds for 0.02mm layers are easily achieved on standard Dlp printers with an average light source of around 240Watts.
A broad range of reactivity!
The resin have a very broad range of reactivity, it extends from the very short wavelengths of 225nm to the near/visible wavelengths of 415nm. By incorporating a very smart blend of photo initiaters and sensitizers, almost any light source can be used to initiate the polymerization process of our resins. No need to modify your expensive DLP projector! Do you have a laser SLA machine? or perhaps a DLP printer with a LED source of illumination? As long as the wavelength is between 225nm and 415nm, it will work, and it will work fast!
The Fun To Do resins have an ultra low shrinkage!
Where 3.5% is regarded little shrinkage, FTD resins have the limited the shrinkage to 0.5%.
It is basically what you see is what you get. 3.5% seems to be little but if you take an object of 10cm (100mm) 3.5% is 3.5 mm which is nearly half a centimetre! This is huge compared to the 0.5mm the Fun To Do Resins achieve.
A natural resistance to water and most chemicals!
FTD resins have a natural resistance against water, in liquid form it is highly hydrofobic. Once fully cured there is hardly any chemical that can disolve FTD resins. Especially the Industrial blend has a high resistance to chemicals. Cured prints have been withstanding the elements and various chemicals for several years now! To see which chemicals have been tested click here
User Friendliness makes you want to build more!
When designing the resins FTD have spent quite some effort in making the resin as user friendly as possible. These efforts have resulted in a series of low odor resins with minimal skin irritation.
Affordable resins make it possible for you to build more!
By using FTD affordable resin you can afford to experiment, extend your knowledge about supports, exposure times, material thickness without having to think about the costs of the materials all the time.
4 out of 5
Very nice resin to work with.
Positives: It’s watery enough to give great detail. It’s also easier to wash after printing (less oily). Also the white colour of the resin is pretty decent looking when printed – see image!
Negatives: It’s slightly brittle but that’s only a negative if you’re looking for significant toughness from your prints.
Summary: I really like it – will be buying some again
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