A 3D printed brush combines rigid white and black rubber-like materials in the same part

Choose Your PolyJet Materials

Whether you need a prototype that precisely mimics your end product’s appearance and behavior, or you have a demanding application that requires special properties such as biocompatibility, the wide selection of PolyJet photopolymers will surprise you.

Use the guide below to pick the best materials for your needs.

Material Mimic Opaque/Rigid (Vero) Translucent Rigid High Temp Durus Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 Rubber-Like/Flexible (Tango) Performance Digital Rubber-Like Digital Biocompatible
Polypropylene – PP ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
High-Density Polyethylene – HDPE (PEHD) ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Polystyrene – PS ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Poly Methyl Methacrylate – PMMA (Plexiglas) ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Polycarbonates – PC ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – ABS ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
High-Impact Polystyrene – HIPS ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Styrene-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer M-class – EPDM Rubber ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Mechanical/Thermal Properties Opaque/Rigid (Vero) Translucent Rigid High Temp Durus Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 Rubber-Like/Flexible (Tango) Performance Digital Rubber-Like Digital Biocompatible
Thermal Resistance – HDT (Heat Deflection Temperature) ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Toughness ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Elongation at Break ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Part Colors Opaque/Rigid (Vero) Translucent Rigid High Temp Durus Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 Rubber-Like/Flexible (Tango) Performance Digital Rubber-Like Digital Biocompatible
Color White, Gray, Blue, Black, Wide Variety of Colors Transparent, Transparent Colors White Milky White Green Translucent, Gray, Black Varying Gray Scale & Opacity Varying Gray Scale & Opacity Transparent, Rose
Applications and Usages Opaque/Rigid (Vero) Translucent Rigid High Temp Durus Digital ABS and Digital ABS2 Rubber-Like/Flexible (Tango) Performance Digital Rubber-Like Digital Biocompatible
Visual & Aesthetic Modeling ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Form & Fit Testing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Rigid-Opaque Part Functional Testing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Rigid-Translucent/Transparent Parts ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Flexible/Rubber Part Testing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Non-Ambient Temperature Part Testing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Tooling/Patterns ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Medical Tooling ✔ ✔ ✔
End Use Parts ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Finishing – Coatings & Coloring ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Shape Changing & Surface Improvement ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Fastening and Gluing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔

Good = ✔Better = ✔ ✔Best = ✔ ✔ ✔