Stereolithography (SLA) Service
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SLA 3D Printing Services
Stereolithography (SLA) is a powerful 3D printing technology that produces extremely accurate and high resolution parts that are capable of being used directly in end-use, low-volume production, or for rapid prototyping. It offers higher resolution printing than many other 3D printing technologies, allowing customers to print parts with fine details and surface finishes.
Advantages of SLA with Xometry
We can quickly produce both prototypes and large batches thanks to the largest manufacturing network in Europe, with over 2,000 vetted partners
You will get your 3D printing fast delivered in as fast as 3-5 days.
We have strong QA procedures, controlled by an in-house team of QA engineers, which allows us to deliver high quality parts.
Engineering Check & Status Updates
All designs are checked by engineers before they’re sent for 3D printing. After confirming your order, you will receive status updates on your production.
The support material is removed and the parts are cleaned.
Additional processing and finishes on request.
- ABS SL 7820 (Black)
- PC heat (Translucent Amber)
- True Silicone
- Watershed XC 11122 ABS/PBT-like (Transparent)
- Xtreme Grey Polypropylene/ ABS-like (Grey)
- Xtreme White 200 Polypropylene/ ABS-like (White)
Pros & Cons of SLA 3D Printing
|Smooth surface finish||Only resin / polymer materials|
|Can print clear/ transparent parts||Limited resistance to UV light if you use resin as the printing material|
|High precision||More expensive setup => more expensive smaller series|
|Fast: Xometry can deliver them in just 5 days||Requires support elements|
SLA Manufacturing Specifications & Capabilities
|HP MJF||SLS||FDM||Carbon DLS||DMLS||Polyjet|
up to 480 x 480 x 560 mm
up to 380 x 284 x 380 mm, while we normally recommend the maximum size of 356 x 280 x 356 mm
up to 340 x 340 x 605 mm, but usually, we recommend the maximum size of 320 x 320 x 580 mm
up to 914 x 610 x 914 mm
up to 119 x 189 x 300 mm. Recommended size: Within 100 x 100 x 150 mm
250 x 250 x 325 mm
up to 490 mm x 391 mm x 200 mm
~0.1 mm and for water-tight parts 1.5 mm, when wall thickness is higher
0.02 – 0.08 mm depending on the material
|Minimum feature size|
min 0.5 mm, 0.7 is recommended
min 0.5 mm, 0.75 is recommended
min 0.2 mm
min 1 mm is recommended
0.75 mm for cosmetic features, 1.5 mm for structural features
1.2 mm or greater for rigid. 2 mm or greater for rubber-like
±0.2% (± 0.2 mm)
±0.3% (± 0.2 mm)
±0.3% (± 0.3 mm)
±0.3% (± 0.3 mm)
±0.1% (± 0.1 mm). However, tolerances are not guaranteed on the first attempt at a new design.
±0.2% (±0.1 – 0.2 mm)
±0.1 mm for the first dozens of mm is typical, plus ±0.05 mm for every mm thereafter
A technology that produces extremely accurate and high-resolution parts
A technology that produces highly accurate and durable parts at fast speeds, especially compared to other powder bed fusion technologies
One of the most popular and inexpensive technologies for industrial 3D printing
Widely known for a great material selection, accuracy, and possibility to print large parts.
A breakthrough technology that uses digital light projection, programmable liquid resins, and oxygen-permeable optics to produce parts with exceptional durability, resolution, and surface finish
Metal 3D printing technology. Selectively fuses a fine metal powder in aluminium or stainless steel
Polyjet is a rigid photopolymer 3D printing technology that produces high-detailed models.
|Read more about SLA||Read more about HP MJF||Read more about SLS||Read more about FDM||Read more about Carbon DLS||Read more about DMLS||Read more about Polyjet|
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