Formlabs Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Resin (1L) for Form 4


Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Resin is a biocompatible, transparent, elastic material ideal for medical applications like patient-specific devices and surgical models. Manufactured in an FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified facility, it meets USP Class VI certifications and is suitable for long-term skin contact and short-term mucosal contact. The resin offers a unique combination of softness and durability (150% elongation at break, 2.3 MPa tensile strength) and is compatible with multiple Formlabs printers. This product simplifies workflows by removing the need for molding, supporting mass customization of medical-grade parts.

  • Biocompatible, suitable for long-term skin contact
  • Soft, elastic, similar to human tissue
  • Transparent, enhances internal visibility
  • Cartridge compatible with Form 4 series 3D printers
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BioMed Elastic 50A Resin


Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Resin transforms resin 3D printing with its soft, elastic properties and biocompatibility for long-term skin or short-term mucosal contact. Transparent and comfortable, it's ideal for applications such as patient-specific devices and surgical models. This material is manufactured in Formlabs' FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified facility in Ohio.

Key Features of the Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A V1 Resin:

  • Soft and elastic, similar to human tissue
  • Transparent for clear internal visibility
  • Manufactured in FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified facility
  • Meets USP Class VI certifications for medical-grade applications
  • Biocompatible for long-term skin (>30 days) & short-term mucosal (<24 hours) contact
  • Enables production of mass-personalized, medical-grade parts
  • Streamlines workflow by eliminating need for molding
  • Ideal for patient-specific medical devices, detailed models, and more

2.3 MPa
Ultimate Tensile Strength
1.3 MPa
Stress at 100% Elongation
Elongation at Break
Form 4 / 4B
Form 3L / 3BL
Form 3+ / 3B+
Form 3 / 3B
Resin Tank(s) [RT]
Form 4 / 4B RT
Form 3L / 3BL RT V2
Form 3L / 3BL RT V1
Form 3 / 3B RT V2.1
Build Platform(s) [BP]
Form 4 BP Flex
Form 4 BP
Form 3L BP 2L
Form 3L BP
Form 3 Stainless Steel BP
Form 3 BP 2
Form 3 BP

*The resin is compatible with these 3D printers. Please ensure you're selecting the correct cartridge compatibility at purchase as the Form 4 uses a different cartridge system from previous models. The listing you are currently on is for the Form 4.

For the Form 3 series / 2 compatible cartridges, click here.

Why Choose BioMed Elastic 50A Resins?

Revolutionize medical innovation with Formlabs' BioMed Elastic 50A Resin, the key to 3D printing comfortable, patient-specific devices and realistic soft tissue models for surgical reference. This material combines the tactile feel and biomechanical properties needed for medical applications, from the operating room to patient care.

  • Custom Comfort: Enables the production of personalized, medical-grade devices designed for patient comfort.
  • Realistic Softness: Ideal for creating soft tissue models that mimic human tissue, enhancing surgical planning with models like hearts and neurovascular structures.
  • Clarity in Design: Offers transparency to observe internal movements, improving educational and procedural accuracy.
  • Certified Biocompatibility: Manufactured under strict ISO 13485 standards, ensuring safety for long-term skin contact and short-term mucosal membrane interaction.
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BioMed Elastic Resin Applications

Streamline your medical manufacturing process with BioMed Elastic 50A Resin, enabling direct 3D printing of soft, elastic, and biocompatible parts for immediate use in patient-specific medical devices and surgical models.

  • Patient Comfort: Perfect for creating medical devices designed for prolonged skin contact.
  • Detailed Modeling: Suitable for soft tissue replicas, such as organs and vasculature, aiding surgical planning and reference.

In contrast to our Dental Resins, BioMed Resins come without specified applications, as their properties can change with design, production techniques, and other factors. It falls upon manufacturers, their clients, and final users to assess the suitability and performance of printed items for their specific needs. However, to assure users of its reliability, Formlabs conducts thorough biocompatibility and sterilization tests on BioMed Resins, produced in an ISO 13485-certified facility. We also provide examples and documentation of customer applications to help guide potential uses.

Formlabs produces its Biomed and Medical Device Resins in an FDA-registered facility located in Ohio, adhering to the stringent standards of our comprehensive Quality Management System, certified by ISO 13485 and the EU MDR. Our specialized team, operating in an ISO Class 8 certified clean room, ensures the highest quality of resin production. Moreover, all our Medical Device Resins are duly registered with the FDA and bear the CE mark, in compliance with the EU MDR regulations. Explore our ISO 13485 certification for more details.

Download the ISO 13485 Certification

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What are the Material Properties* of the Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Resin?

Shore Hardness 50A
Ultimate Tensile Strength 2.3 MPa
Stress at 50% Elongation 1 MPa
Stress at 100% Elongation 1.3 MPa
Elongation 1.5
Tear Strength 11 kN/m

*Material properties may vary based on part geometry, print orientation, print settings, temperature, and disinfection or sterilization methods used. Data were measured on post-cured samples printed on a Form 3B/+ with 100µm BioMed Elastic 50A Resin settings, washed in a Form Wash for 20 minutes in 99% Isopropyl Alcohol, and cured at 70°C, 30 minutes submerged in water in a Form Cure according to the Manufacturing Guide. BioMed Elastic 50A Resin was tested at NAMSA World Headquarters, OH, USA.

Download the Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Technical Data Sheet PDF
Download the Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Safety Data Sheet PDF

What's the Post Processing Guide for BioMed Elastic 50A Resin?

Download the Formlabs BioMed Elastic 50A Manufacturing Guide

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