Somos® 9120

For movable parts that are semi-flexible

For semi-flexible parts that exhibit strong memory retention

The need for movable parts is a constant when it comes to prototyping. Being able to ensure the proper fit for parts within a component can save both time and money. Whatever industry or application, Somos® 9120 provides the ultimate solution for form, fit and function with parts that are semi-flexible.

With mechanical properties that mimic many engineering plastics, parts created from Somos® 9120 exhibit superior fatigue properties, strong memory retention and a good balance of properties between rigidity and functionality. The material offers superior chemical resistance and a wide processing latitude, ideal for automobile components, electrical housings and medical products.

Applications

  • Automotive parts
  • Electrical casings
  • Fluid flow analysis

Product Features

  • Strong memory retention
  • Semi-flexible
  • Superior chemical resistance
  • Translucent appearance
  • Easy to use and finish

How customers use our material

Son 3D prints prosthetic arm for his father

When Michael lost his arm due to a serious car accident, his son designed, manufactured and built a new prosthetic arm. Using Somos® 9120, the prosthetic was lighter, strong and flexible. 

How can we help?

Get in touch with our experts to discuss how DSM can help you tap into the full potential of additive manufacturing.

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