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BASF Ultracur3D® EPD 4006


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Rigid resin of daylight technology ideal for the manufacture of large objects.

BASF is a renowned manufacturer specialising in the development of chemical products. Its product range includes products for the production of 3D printing materials for FDM, resin and SLS.

Ultracur3D® EPD 4006 resin is a resin for daylight resin technology, i.e. for use in visible light printers such as Photocentric printers. Daylight is a lower energy, longer wavelength light that ensures more reliable polymerisation than UV light.

Photocentric has teamed up with BASF to create a range of Engineering Plastic Daylight (EPD) materials for a wide range of applications.

Pieza realizada con Ultracur 4006
Image 1. Part made with Ultracur3D® EPD 4006 resin. Source: BASF

Ultracur3D® EPD 4006 daylight resin is a very tough and durable material ideal for functional applications. It has superior toughness and impact resistance and is an easy-to-print material, providing a smooth surface finish.

Like other resins in this category, possible applications for Ultracur3D® EPD 4006, available in black, include custom tooling and fixtures and highly detailed parts.

Before starting a print, the resin should be shaken well and, if possible, vacuumed to remove any bubbles that may have formed.

Once printed, the pieces should be cleaned with isopropyl alcohol. To do this it is advisable to immerse the pieces in a container with isopropyl alcohol and place this container in an ultrasonic cleaner for 4 minutes. It is recommended not to immerse the piece for long periods of time to avoid deformation and softening.

After cleaning, the pieces should be dried for 30 minutes at 40 ºC. Once dry, parts printed with BASF Ultracur3D resins should be cured at room temperature to obtain optimum properties. Curing conditions will depend on the characteristics of the printer used and the curing equipment.

All customers who have purchased any resin from the BASF Ultracur3D range can request the appropriate user guide. This can be done using the contact form by selecting "Technical Support" in the subject line and the order number of the resin.

General information
Manufacturer BASF
Technology  EPD
Material Daylight reactive urethane photopolymer
Wavelength -
Format 5 kg
Colour Black
General properties
Viscosity (30 ºC) 300 mPas
Viscosity (50 ºC) 100 mPas
Density (solid) (ASTM D792) 1.18 g/cm3
Density (liquid)  -
Mechanical properties
Young's modulus (ASTM D638) -
Tensile strength (ASTM D412C) 45 MPa
Elongation at break (ASTM D412C) 45 %
Bending modulus (ASTM D790) 1600 MPa
Bending strength (ASTM D790) 70 MPa
Impact resistance  -
Impact resistance at 23 °C (Izod indented ASTM D256) 46 J/m
Impact resistance at 23 ºC (Charpy indented ISO 179-1) 3.6 kJ/m2
Hardness (Shore D, ASTM D2240) 78
Wear resistance  -
Resilience  -
Compression at 23 ºC, 72h  -
Thermal Properties
HDT to 0.45 MPa (ASTM D648) 54 °C
HDT to 1.82 MPa (ASTM D648) 43 °C
Flammability (UV 94 1.5 mm) -
Service life 12 months
HSCODE 2916.1

* The typical values listed in this table should be considered as a reference. Actual values may vary depending on the 3D printer model used, part design and printing conditions. We recommend confirming the final results and properties with your own tests. For further information please refer to the product data sheet.

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