SOMOS Quickgen 500

  • Up 2x faster than similar resins
  • Low-cost option
  • More flexible than rigid materials
  • Accurate geometries
  • Opaque clear color
  • High print speed printing & post-processing

Potential applications:

  • Prototypes with semi-flexible requirements
  • Snap-fit or pliable parts
  • Flexible joints and living hinges
  • End-use parts with variable strain rates
  • Functional prototypes
  • Fluid flow analyses



Material Description

SOMOS® QuickGen 500 by Covestro is a flexible and accurate 3D printing material capable of producing parts on Stratasys Origin One 3D printers at high-volume quickly. It is currently the fastest clear resin supported by Origin One paired with an economical cost. QuickGen 500 is uniquely more flexible than similar polymers yet stiffer than other elastomers, making it suitable for a variety of industries and applications.

Consider when replacing LDPE.

Color options for QuickGen 500 is Clear.

Behavior and Use:


Tensile Modulus of SOMOS QuickGen 500

Tensile Modulus

465 MPa

Elongation at Break of SOMOS QuickGen 500

elongation at break


IZOD Imact Notched of SOMOS QuickGen 500

IZOD Impact (Notched)

70 J/m

Tensile Yield Strength of SOMOS QuickGen 500


12 MPa

Case Studies and data sheets

Stratasys Origin One SOMOS QuickGen 500 Technical Data Sheet

Somos® QuickGen 500 has unique flexibility; it is more flexible than other resins, but stiffer than elastomers, offering both flexibility and spring back. The material has substantial elongation and a lower modulus with no significant strain rate dependence on elongation at break.


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