Solidator Tough Shape Memory Resin

Tough Memory Shape

Material properties:

Solidator Tough Shape Memory Resin is a versatile material that offers high toughness, flexibility and impact resistance and is particularly well suited for high-performance functional parts such as snap-fits, electrical housings and tools. Additionally, it meets the requirements in various functional applications such as sporting goods and automotive parts. An outstanding feature of this material is its ability to impart a shape memory effect to printed parts depending on temperature.

Key figure Method Symbol R055
Tough Shape Memory
Applications Snap locks, electrical enclosures and tools
Physical properties   
Shore hardness D DIN EN ISO 48-4 D 82
Solid density DIN EN ISO 1183-1 ρ 1.18 g/cm³
Tensile properties   
Tensile module ASTM D638, Type I Et 2700 MPa
Tensile strength ASTM D638, Type I σM 51 MPa
Elongation at tensile strength ASTM D638, Type I εM
Elongation at break ASTM D638, Type I εtB 17%
Bending properties   
Bending modulus ASTM D790 Ef 2300 MPa
Flexural strength ASTM D790 σfM 65 MPa
Elongation in bending for flexural strength ASTM D790 εfM
Elongation at break ASTM D790 εfB > 5.0 %
Impact resistance properties   
Izod notched impact strength ASTM D256 aiN
Thermal properties   
Temperature of dimensional stability @ 0.45 N/mm² ASTM D 648 (B) Tf
Glow wire flammability rating DIN EN 60695-2-12 GWFI
Glass transition temperature DIN EN ISO 11359 Tg
Linear coefficient of expansion -20°C ... 20°C DIN EN ISO 11359 α
Linear coefficient of expansion 65°C ... 80°C DIN EN ISO 11359 α
Curl / Vertical Distortion   
Dimensional accuracy XY Test print (100x100x6mm) 99,89%
Curl at test bar(200x20x5mm) Vertical alignment of the print 0mm
Curl at test bar (200x20x5mm) Horizontal alignment of the print 0.01 mm
Printing conditions: Printed on Solidator 8K, layer height 100 microns, 3min cleaned in isopropanol, compressed air cleaned, UV post-curing with Solidator Cure Box.