SLA is a type of photopolymerization capable of producing parts with an excellent surface finish and small feature resolution. SLA parts have low tensile strength and low UV resistance, making it unsuitable for most high-performance applications.
Producing parts with SLA
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Common SLA Applications
SLA produces parts with small feature resolution and excellent surface finish, making it a good technology for applications where details are important.
High dimensional accuracy for precise patterns.
Capable of producing intricate details with high-resolution.
Excellent resolution, small feature size, and finish.
SLA advantages and challenges
- Intricate and accurate detailing
- Specialty materials
- No finishing necessary
- Limited tensile strength
- Requires temporary supports
- Light sensitivity
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