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Somos® BioClear


Somos® BioClear can produce clear and accurate anatomical models, surgical guides, and functional prototypes that can be used for body contact. The material has passed ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity, ISO 10993-10 Irritation and Sensitization, and USP Class VI testing. It is an excellent material for small-batch runs and customizable parts for the dental, medical, and scientific industries. Parts created using this material are optically clear and have similar mechanical properties to ABS.

Key Characteristics


High Strength  •  High Resolution/High Detail 

Chemical Resistant  •  Moisture Resistant

Biocompatible – Please notify us of any biocompatibility needs.


  • Surgical Models
  • Surgical Guides
  • Medical Applications
  • Functional Prototypes

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength

7,300 psi

Elongation at Break


Flexural Strength

10,000 psi

Flexural Modulus

320 ksi

Heat Deflection at 264 psi

120° F


The creator of this material is Covestro Additive Manufacturing.

Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet



Max Build Area

31 x 31 x 23 in

Lead Time

1 – 2 Days


First inch ± .005 in

Additional inches ± .0015 in

Layer Thickness

Normal resolution .004 in

Minimum feature .012 in.

High-resolution .002 in

Minimum feature .006 in 

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Stereolithography Design Considerations



Supported Walls

.02 in

Unsupported Walls

.04 in

Supports & Overhangs

Base Support Otherwise 45 Degrees

Embossing & Engraving

Width: .016 in, Height/Depth: .016 in

Horizontal Spans

.08 in

Holes & Openings

.02 in

Connecting & Moving Parts

.03 in

Escape Holes

.04 in

Minimum Features

.008 in

Pin Diameter

.03 in

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