Somos® BioClear

Faster, more accurate medical procedures

Print clear, accurate guides and models for peace of mind

Improve efficiency in your surgical facility and lower the burden of surgical procedures for the facility, surgeon and patient using 3D printed cutting guides and surgical models. Clear, customizable cutting guides in preparation of surgical procedures enables you to ensure proper placement and perform faster, more accurate procedures. This decrease recovery times for patients and lessens the chances for a repeat procedure.

Our Somos® BioClear is specially developed for use in medical applications, meeting the requirements for non-implantable limited body contact (<24hr) medical and dental applications. Somos® BioClear has passed stringent ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity, ISO 10993-10 Irritation & Sensitization and USP Class VI testing, after following the cleaning procedure as described in the Somos® BioClear user guide.

It is ideal for small runs or customized parts and prints very accurate parts, meeting the high level of detail required in the medical and dental industry.

Parts produced from Somos® BioClear are clear and have ABS-like mechanical properties and a good combination of strength and toughness. The material is very resistant to moisture and many common solvents and chemicals.


  • Anatomical models for surgical planning
  • Surgical guides
  • Non-implantable/limited contact medical applications
  • Functional prototypes with body contact

Product Features

  • Passed stringent ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity, ISO 10993-10 Irritation & Sensitization and USP Class VI testing
  • High accuracy and surface quality
  • High moisture resistance
  • Complex shapes and feature detail
  • Eliminates chemical texturing process
  • Exceptional clarity facilitates inspection of feature detail and quality
  • Resistant to common solvents

How customers use our material

Healthcare start-up turns concept into testable prototype in weeks

Slender Medical reduced time-to-market with additive manufacturing, 3D printing functional prototypes to quickly refine and demonstrate their new esthetic healthcare product.

How can we help?

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