This gray polystyrene-based material is especially suitable for investment casting thanks to its excellent dimensional accuracy and low melting point. This thermoplastic material has high rigidity, medium hardness, and strength, but low impact resistance.
|Typical mechanical properties in xy print direction|
|Tensile modulus||1600 MPa|
|Tensile strength||5.5 MPa|
|Elongation at break||0.4%|
|Decomposition temperature||229 - 555°C|
3D-printed parts made from PS are used to make master models for vacuum, plaster and ceramic shell castings.
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