1, Common Uses

Adhesives and coatings


Electronic components and replacements for metal parts

Gears, pipes and tubes

Intricate models and parts


Medical devices

Consumer goods

2, Advantages:


Large variety of resins with different properties

Wide range of applications

Can be food-safe

Can be easily colored, dyed, mixed with metal powders or fluorescent pigments

Easy to work with

Hardened resins can be machined

3, Disadvantages:

Fast polymerization reaction requires being quick

Requires special storing (some resins are sensitive to moisture, temperature and light)

Casting Resins need components accuracy