LOCTITE 3D | 3172 HDT50 High Impact

A tough resin that allows the user to produce functional parts that require a high stiffness and durability with a good surface finish and high impact resistance. Attributes are similar to Polypropylene (PP). This material is resistant to impact stress and is ideal for tooling applications, manufacturing aids, housings, and other consumer applications such as shoe insoles.

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The LOCTITE 3843 Resin

The LOCTITE 3D 3172 is a one-component light cure resin that may be used for prototyping or functional part production via stereolithography (SLA) or digital light processing (DLP). It is a very strong and durable photopolymer with mechanical attributes similar to polypropylene and offers excellent elongation.

Key Features

  • Rigid Tough resin
  • High Impact and compression strength
  • High Elongation at Break (>100%)
  • Good surface finish
  • Good machinability
  • Ideal for fixtures and tooling
Mechanical PropertiesMethodGreenPost Processed
Tensile Stress at Yield ASTM D638 9.5 ± 1 MPa 38 ± 1.4 MPa
Tensile Stress at Break ASTM D638 14.5 ± 1 MPa 38 ± 1.4 MPa
Young's Modulus ASTM D638 209 ± 64 MPa 1245 ± 43 MPa
Elongation at Failure ASTM D638 141 ± 4 % 141 ± 4 %
Flexural Stress at Yield ASTM D790 37.6 ± 2.56 MPa
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 1022 ± 76 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break ASTM D790 > 10 %
Other PropertiesMethodGreenComplete
Heat Deflection Temperature ASTM D648 40° C/td>
IZOD Impact Strength ASTM D256 42.6 ± 5 J/m
Shore Hardness (D scale) ASTM D2240 70D
Water Absorption ASTM D570 0.36 %
Solid Density (Green) ASTM D1475 1.128 1.128
Solid Density ASTM D1475 1.137
Viscosity at 25° C ASTM D7867 637 ± 150 cP
Liquid Density ASTM D1475 1.063

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