Durus Material Details

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General Informations

PP-like (Durus) is a material specifically engineered to replicate the properties of Polypropylene (PP) components. It is formulated using UV-curable resin, offering a diverse range of advantageous characteristics. Parts crafted from PP-like (Durus) are distinguished by their high flexibility, remarkable wear resistance, and subtle translucency. Leveraging the precision of the PolyJet technology, this material facilitates the production of components with exceptional accuracy and surface quality. Additionally, PP-like (Durus) parts exhibit structural stability and hardness, rendering them highly suitable for various applications in research and medical fields. This material excels in preserving intricate details with utmost precision, making it a preferred choice for demanding applications.

Printing in Durus

Minimum Wall: 0.5 mm

Smalest Detail: 0.016 mm

Layer hight: 0.016 mm

Max Print size:1 300 x 200 x 150 mm

Tollerance: 0.1% min ±0.05 mm

Delivery Times: Typicaly 5-8 Businessdays


Pro`s and Con`s


  • High Design Freedom: PP-like (Durus) 3D printing offers exceptional design freedom, thanks to the easily removable support structures.
  • Extremely High Surface Quality: This material provides parts with an outstanding surface finish, making them suitable for various applications.
  • Minimal Visible Layering: The layer lines in PP-like (Durus) prints are barely visible, resulting in aesthetically pleasing components.
  • Abrasion Resistance: Parts produced with PP-like (Durus) are highly resistant to wear and abrasion, ensuring their long-term usability.
  • Flexibility: PP-like (Durus) exhibits flexibility, making it versatile for applications requiring pliability.


  • Support Material Impact: Contact with support material can result in a matte appearance on the affected areas of the part, which may not be desirable for all applications.
  • Minimum Wall Thickness: The material requires a minimum wall thickness to withstand post-printing processes, limiting the design of very thin walls.
  • Not Weatherproof: PP-like (Durus) is not weather-resistant, so it may not be suitable for outdoor applications exposed to the elements.

Applications of Durus 3D Prining

Applications of PP-like (Durus) 3D Printing:

PP-like (Durus) 3D printing is employed in various applications, including:

  • Injection Molding Prototypes: PP-like (Durus) is commonly used to create prototypes for injection molding. Its fine layer thickness (0.016 mm) results in parts with minimal visible layering, making it ideal for simulating the injection molding process.
  • Plastic Gears: The material's durability and flexibility make it suitable for producing plastic gears, which find use in various mechanical applications.
  • Snap-Fit Components: PP-like (Durus) can be utilized to manufacture snap-fit components that require a combination of flexibility and sturdiness, such as enclosure parts and assembly components.
  • Form and Dimensional Prototypes: When precision and surface finish are critical, PP-like (Durus) can be used for creating form and dimensional prototypes. This is valuable in industries like research and development, where accurate prototypes are necessary for testing and validation.

In addition to its versatility in various applications, PP-like (Durus) 3D printing can also be beneficial in medical and research contexts where its specific properties align with the requirements:

Technical specifications

Property               Test Method                  Value

Tensile Strength       DIN 638-3                   20-30 MPa

Elongation at Break    DIN 638-3                   40-50%

Elastic Modulus        DIN 638-4                   1200 MPa

Flexural Strength      DIN 790-3                   40 MPa

Flexural Modulus       DIN 790-4                   1600 MPa

Heat Deflection Temp.  @ 0.45 MPa                 42°C

Heat Deflection Temp.  @ 1.82 MPa                 34°C

Izod Impact Strength   DIN 256-6                   50 J/m

Water Absorption       DIN 570-98 24h             1.9%

Glass Transition Temp. DMA, E+                    37%

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