SEAS 3D SOP MATERIALS EQUIPMENT STATUS

MATERIALS


VEROWHITE

VEROWHITE

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    294 x 192 x 148.6 mm
    11.57 x 7.55 x 5.85 in

  • • Resolution: 50μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

Pros:

  • • Fastest turn around time

  • • Biocompatible

  • • Great for molding silicone

  • • Great for molding microchannels

  • • Isotropic and non-porous

Cons:

  • • Very expensive

  • • Will creep overtime

  • • Brittle

  • • Non-structural

  • • Not UV stabilized

  • • Support material leaves matte finish


VEROBLUE

VEROBLUE

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    294 x 192 x 148.6 mm
    11.57 x 7.55 x 5.85 in

  • • Resolution: 50μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

Pros:

  • • 50μm resolution

  • • Fastest turn around time

  • • Biocompatible

  • • Great for molding silicone

  • • Great for molding microchannels

  • • Isotropic and non-porous

Cons:

  • • Very expensive

  • • Will creep overtime

  • • Brittle

  • • Non-structural

  • • Not UV stabilized

  • • Support material leaves matte finish


VEROCLEAR

VEROCLEAR

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    294 x 192 x 148.6 mm
    11.57 x 7.55 x 5.85 in

  • • Resolution: 32μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

  • Pros:

    • • 26μm resolution in z-axis

    • • Fastest turn around time

    • • Biocompatible

    • • Translucent

    • • Great for molding silicone

    • • Great for molding microchannels

    • • Isotropic and non-porous

    Cons:

    • • Very expensive

    • • Will creep overtime

    • • Brittle

    • • Non-structural

    • • Not UV stabilized

    • • Support material leaves matte finish


FDM PLA

FDM PLA

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    250 x 210 x 210 mm
    9.84 x 8.3 x 8.3 in

  • • Resolution: 100-200μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

  • Pros:

    • • Great for prototyping

    • • Most widely applicable

    • • Relativley inexpensive

    • • Structurally sound

    • • Does not creep

    • • UV stable

    Cons:

    • • Non-isotropic and porous

    • • Surface finish may vary


FDM ONYX

FDM ONYX

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    320 x 132 x 154 mm
    12.6 x 5.1 x 6 in

  • • Resolution: 100-200μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

  • Pros:

    • • Production quality

    • • Widely applicable

    • • Structurally sound

    • • Does not creep

    • • UV stable

    • • Does not fail catastrophically

    Cons:

    • • Slow

    • • Non-isotropic and porous

    • • Expensive

    • • Increased likelihood of print failure or defect


FORMLABS

FORMLABS

General Info:

  • • Max Build volume:
    145 × 145 × 185 mm
    5.6 x 5.6 x 7.25 in

  • • Resolution: 25-200μm

  • • Minimum recommended
    feature size: 250μm

  • Pros:

    • • Isotropic

    • • Production quality

    • • Structurally sound

    Cons:

    • • Slowest

    • • Narrow use case

    • • Expensive

    • • Support structure leaves bumpy surface

    • • Even finished parts are sometimes sticky


Pricing

Internal Harvard Users (requires payment via 33-digit Harvard billing code)

Material

PolyJet
Vero White

PolyJet
Vero Blue

PolyJet
Vero Clear

FFF
PLA

FFF
Onyx

SLA
Formlabs

Minimum Job Cost

$10

$10

$10

$5

$5

$5

Price Per Cubic cm

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

$0.25

$1.00

$1.00


Users from Harvard Affiliated Institutions & Hospitals (requires payment via purchase order)

Material

PolyJet
Vero White

PolyJet
Vero Blue

PolyJet
Vero Clear

FFF
PLA

FFF
Onyx

SLA
Formlabs

Minimum Job Cost

$10

$10

$10

$5

$5

$5

Price Per Cubic cm

$1.35

$1.35

$1.35

$0.38

$1.50

$1.50