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Formlabs Open Platform

Maximize Your 3D Printer’s Potential With Third-Party Materials, Personalizable Print Settings, and Open Material Printing.

At Formlabs, our mission is to expand access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything. 

Open Platform unlocks best-in-class third-party resins, custom print settings for tailored print performance, or the ability to experiment with any 405 nm photopolymer resin. Together, these solutions provide even more versatility and performance on the industry’s most reliable, professional SLA ecosystem.

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Unmatched Reliability and Ease of Use

Experience unparalleled ease of use and streamlined workflows on the most reliable professional SLA 3D printers, with the flexibility to use the widest range of high-performance materials.

Customization of Print Settings

Customize Your Print Settings

Tailor print performance by modifying print settings to match your exact needs, and unlock your 3D printer's full potential.

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Print With Any Material

Use any 405 nm photopolymer resin from any supplier on Formlabs SLA 3D printers, trusted by tens of thousands of professionals around the world.

Formlabs Open Platform Solutions

Formlabs Open Platform offers a range of solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of various customers, applications, and industries so you can find the perfect fit for your specific requirements on Formlabs SLA 3D printers.

Certified Materials

Print with a curated selection of premium certified third-party resins on Formlabs SLA 3D printers.

Free access to anyone with a compatible Formlabs printer.

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Print Settings Editor

Tailor print performance with Formlabs materials and certified third-party materials by customizing a range of print settings that control exposure, layer height, resolution, scaling, heating, wiping, and interlayer motion.

Free access to anyone with a compatible Formlabs printer.

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Open Material License

Unlock the possibility to print with any 405nm photopolymer resin on Formlabs SLA 3D printers empowering researchers and expert users to experiment with an advanced printing tool.

Optional purchase, one-time lifetime license fee per printer. 

$1,999 for Form 3/B/+
$3,999 for Form 3/B/L
Coming soon for Form 4/B

Available for Form 3 generation printers
Coming soon for Form 4 generation printers

Bulk Material Pricing

Discounts on resins are available for high-volume customers, making it easier and more affordable than ever to produce large volumes of high-performance parts.


Formlabs Certified Materials

Best-in-Class Third-Party Resins, Optimized and Validated for Use on Formlabs 3D Printers

Print industry-standard third-party resins on Formlabs SLA 3D printers that help you meet stringent or localized requirements and can serve specialized applications requiring unique properties.

Our Approach

Formlabs' Certified Materials are industry-standard resins carefully selected for exceptional performance on our proven ecosystem. Our material scientists collaborate with leading resin manufacturers to develop print settings and validate that our standards for quality, accuracy, performance, and biocompatibility are met. Certified Materials provide a seamless, reliable workflow for printing best-in-class third-party resins.

Materials Coming Soon

We're working closely with top-tier partners to bring you exciting certified third-party resins for your Formlabs printers soon.


Maximize Your 3D Printer’s Potential With Customizable Print Settings and Open Material Access

Want to learn more about Formlabs Open Platform? Join us for a walkthrough of Open Platform's solutions.