3D Printer Resins
3D Printer Resins

3D Printer Resins

The best 3D printer resin is available only at MatterHackers. Find the best Laser SLA, LCD, and DLP 3D printer resins for your 3D printer. From known, reliable brands like Photocentric and Peopoly to tough, engineering-grade 3D printer resins from Liqcreate, MatterHackers has the right type of resin to fit your needs.

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What is resin 3D Printing? 

Resin 3D printing, or SLA 3D Printing, is the process by which liquid resins are cured or hardened layer-by-layer using a laser (laser SLA), LCD screen (MSLA), or digital light projector (DLP). 

SLA 3D printers are capable of incredibly detailed 3D prints at a high resolution without the easily visible layer lines typically associated with FDM 3D printing. Once an SLA printed part is complete, it must be post-processed in UV light.

The high precision of SLA 3D printed parts makes resin a popular option for printing small, finely detailed models such as dental models, medical models, jewelry and even miniatures. 

What kind of resins are used for 3D Printing?

There are many different resin materials that provide high-quality and highly detailed, smooth results when compared to FDM 3D printers and filament. Explore a wide variety of properties between differing resins such as:

Is 3D Printer resin expensive?

No, 3D printer resin is not expensive. You can find 3D Printer resin for as low as $18.98 per 500g bag, like our MH Build Series Resin.

What considerations should I be aware of with SLA 3D Printing?

Unlike the plastics used in FFF 3D printing, the resins used in SLA 3D printing are not inert and are actually a skin-irritant in their uncured form that require some precautions in order to use safely. Most importantly, be sure to wear nitrile gloves anytime you intend to handle liquid resins. 

To learn more about best practices for safe resin printing, read our how-to guide: Safely Handle, Use, and Dispose Resins for SLA 3D Printers 

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