First Impressions - ApplyLabWork Black Resin

Resin is translucent, not opaque like Formlabs black.

Finished piece is more flexible than with Formlabs black.

Haven’t had any supports breaking off at the base (which is my biggest problem with Formlabs black V4).

It has more odour that Formlabs black.

Parts are harder to remove from build plate than with Formlabs black.


Here is a side by side comparison ApplyLabWorks part on the left, Formlabs on the right.

Being translucent instead of opaque may be a good or bad thing depending on your application. I use black resin for model railroad buildings which can have interior lighting, so I don’t want light bleeding through the walls like this: