An overview of 3D Resin printing & 3DRS


3D resin printing, also known as stereolithography (SLA) or masked-stereolithography (mSLA) printing, is a method of creating three-dimensional objects by curing liquid resin layer by layer using a UV light source. This technology is often used for creating highly detailed, accurate, and complex parts and prototypes for a variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, and more.

One of the main benefits of 3D resin printing is the high level of precision and accuracy that it offers. Because the resin is cured layer by layer, the final product has a high level of detail, and the layers are fused together seamlessly. This makes it ideal for creating complex parts and prototypes, such as medical models and prosthetics, that need to be accurate to within a fraction of a millimeter.

Another benefit of 3D resin printing is the wide range of materials that can be used. Resins are available in a variety of colors, translucencies, and hardness levels, which allows for a wide range of applications. For example, some resins are designed to be flexible and bendable, while others are designed to be strong and durable. This gives designers and engineers more options when it comes to creating functional parts and prototypes.

Additionally, 3D resin printing is also faster than traditional manufacturing methods such as CNC machining, for small and complex geometries. It also allows for printing at a high resolution with a smooth surface finish, which is suitable for creating models and prototypes that will be used for visual presentations.

3D resin printing offers many benefits, including high precision and accuracy, a wide range of materials, and faster production times. It is a versatile and cost-effective option for creating detailed, complex parts and prototypes for a variety of industries.

At 3DRS, we specialize in designing custom 3D photopolymer resins for specific purposes. We understand that every project is unique and requires a different set of properties to achieve optimal results.

Our design process begins with a consultation with our clients to understand their specific needs and requirements. We consider factors such as the final application of the product, the environment it will be used in, and any specific performance requirements.

Once we have a clear understanding of the project, our team of experts begins the resin formulation process. We use a variety of raw materials and additives to create a custom resin that meets the specific requirements of the project. This can include adjusting the viscosity, curing time, and mechanical properties of the resin.

At 3DRS, we pride ourselves on our ability to design and produce custom resins that meet the needs of our clients. Whether you need a resin that is strong, flexible, or heat-resistant, we have the expertise and experience to create a resin that will work for you.

3DRS designs and manufactures custom 3D photopolymer resins that are tailored to meet specific project requirements. We offer a wide range of options for customizing the mechanical and physical properties of the resin, and post-processing options to enhance its performance and appearance.

If you are looking for specific products, have specific requests, or are just simply interested in getting more information on 3D Printing, please do not hesitate to contact us. We specialize in B2B accommodations. 

As avid hobbyists, we partner with 3D modelers and artists to bring unique products to the industry and feature amazing art from the growing industry of model and board game printing as well. 

Our Location: 

1610 Shanahan Drive, South Elgin, IL 60177 -

*Note: This is a secure facility. We do not currently have a store for in-person sales. All sales are via our ecommerce website or through B2B communications. Please do not attempt to pick up your orders in person. 

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Voice and Text Message Line: 800-254-0171

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