HERO Tough Grey

HERO Tough Grey
HERO Tough Grey
HERO Tough Grey

HERO Tough Grey

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**For prints you can drop**

Tough mSLA 3D Printing Resin for indoor and outdoor use. 

Notched Izod Impact Testing 51.8 j/m2
Tensile Strength  2,993 - 3,747 (psi) 
Elastic Modulus  108,275 - 144,200 (psi) 
Elongation at Break  17 - 22%
Shore D 71
Linear Shrink 5%
UV Peak Absorption:  365nm - 395nm - 405nm 

Offering a wide range of use, including tabletop gaming and functional parts; HERO Resin features very low odor, fine detail, high weather ability and EXCELLENT Shock + Impact Resistance. 

Try HERO to create the highest quality, longest lasting printed models for Indoor and outdoor use.   

Why Pouches? 

These 1.5kg wide-mouth, re-fillable Aluminum pouches use about 80% less plastic than traditional rigid containers. They can be easily re-filled by the user or as part of our recycling program and they drastically reduce the amount of shipping and storage costs for incoming freight. 

Check out our pouch recycling program!!!

1 Pouch returned = $1 in store credit (no limits) - Return 40 Pouches - Get $40 in Store Credit sent to the email address on your account. Don't Have an account? Get $10 in store credit today by signing up here.  

We will re-use the pouches when possible and the remainder we will pay to have properly and safely disposed of using a "waster to energy"  form of recycling where the bags are incinerated, the aluminum collected if possible, and the heat used to create usable energy. 

Return Instructions: 

1.) DO NOT SHIP WITHOUT A CAP. Tightly re-cap the pouch and place the used pouch(s) inside a sealed ziplock bag - you can use the bags that ship with the product or use any re-closable bag to prevent leaking during shipment.

2.) Write down your name, the number of bags you are returning, and the email address associated with your account on a piece of paper and include it with your shipment. 

3.) Ship to our manufacturing Address: 1610 Shanahan Drive, South Elgin, IL 60177  - Ship to attention: POUCH RETURN

once we receive your return, you will be notified via email that your account has been credited.

Note* DO NOT SHIP ANY OTHER CONTAINERS ASIDE FROM APPROVED ALUMINUM POUCHES. ALL OTHER SHIPMENTS WILL BE REFUSED AND RETURNED TO SENDER.

Download the Technical Data Sheet for HERO Resin

Link to recommended printer settings and post print procedures 

NOTE: the final products printed with U.V Resins are not intended or acceptable for direct food contact and are not safe to place in the mouth, even when properly dried and cured. Do not print products for any person or pet who may chew on or otherwise orally ingest the product.

Download Safety Data Sheet for the Color Line of HERO products, Including the Fast Cure Color base:  Here

Download Safety Data Sheet for the HERO Clear and HERO White products Here

Store & Usage:
1.Store in a cool DARK place between 18-28C - Keep container away from light exposure during storage to avoid light contamination. 
2. Avoid any direct sunlight during usage. 
3. Shake well before use.
4. After printing, please wash your print in alcohol with the content of above 90
5. Use at temperature 18-28C

Other Links: 

 

inov3d - 3rd party article review of the HERO resin here 

HERO Mini Maker (Build your own Characters): Video Here

CMYKW Pigment Set tutorial (Make your own Colors): Video Here

Looking to Calibrate you resin? Check out our tutorial on calibrating your resin / printer combo with our 3DRS Starship Calibration Test - Click Here


 

 

Below is a quick overview, download a more complete excel spreadsheet of resin settings here. 

General printer Settings
Large Format
Small - Medium Build
Vroom Settings
Bottom Layers 12 8 8
Bottom Exposure Time 35-45 35-45 35-45
Light Off-Delay 1 1 0
Bottom Light-Off Delay 1 1 0
Bottom Lift Distance 12 8 8
Lift Distance 10 7 7
Bottom Lift Speed 40 65 65
Lifting Speed 65 100 240
Retracting Speed 100 150 240

General Post-Print Procedures 

We recommend post cleaning your prints using clean, high purity 99% IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol). For Best results, utilize Vortex mixers or Ultrasonic Cleaners to quickly remove excess resin for a maximum of 10-15 minutes. Avoid leaving prints to soak for extended periods. See Table A for general absorption rates. (Always wear safety glasses and protective gloves when handling 3D Printing Resin).

Completely dry your piece before post curing. Be sure all sides of your print receive equal light exposure to avoid unequal shrinkage on the overexposed side. Unequal cure can damage or dis-form your print. For best results, post cure your print until the surface tack is removed - Extended cure times can increase tensile strength which may be ideal for hollowed prints. When the material is properly post cured, All sides of your print should have equal color and your piece should be noticeably harder.

Table A: Percent weight gain before post curing "Green Solvent Resistance". 1x1x1 cm cubes printed with Table A settings on Creality LD-002R then immersed in respective solvent for 15 minutes. The lower the absorption rate, the less likely the print will experience surface deformations. 

IPA 99%  0 - .82 %
Acetone (not recommended) 3.2 %

 

Please do not hesitate to Contact Us with any questions or comments you may have. If you have the perfect settings on a specific printer you would like us to add, we welcome your input. 

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