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.
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.
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