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SLS Prototype (0.004″-0.006″ Z; 0.030″-0.050″ X/Y) Materials Overview

Long use cycles and part fatigue have met their match. Depend on our standard Nylon 11 and Nylon 12 materials and variety of reinforced nylons with property-enhancing fillers for light-weight, highly durable and heat and chemical resistant parts.

Material Description Elongation
@ BreakXY Axis- Z Axis
Flexural Strength XY Axis- Z Axis Flexural Modulus XY Axis- Z Axis Density Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 66 psi XY Axis- Z Axis
Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 264 psi XY Axis- Z Axis
Izod Impact Notched Izod Impact Unnotched Tensile Modulus XY Axis-Z Axis Tensile Strength XY Axis-Z Axis
Nylon 12 AF
Datasheet
Aluminum-filled, excellent surface finish 1.5 – 3.5 % 7,832 psi
(54 MPa)
289.3 ksi
(1,994 MPa)
0.049 lb/in3
(1.36 g/cm3)
351°F
(177°C)
279°F
(137°C)
- - 373.8 ksi
(2,577 MPa)
4,628 psi
(32 MPa)
Nylon 12 PA
Datasheet
General purpose, rugged material 4 – 15% 6,850 psi
(47 MPa)
188.6 ksi
(1,300 MPa)
0.034 lb/in3
(0.95 g/cm3)
350°F
(177°C)
187°F
(86°C)
4.12 ft-lb/in
(220 J/m)
8.24 ft-lb/in
(440 J/m)
246.5 ksi
(1,700 MPa)
6,815 psi
(46 MPa)
Nylon 12 GF
Datasheet
Glass-filled, high tensile modulus 1.5 – 3% 8,800 psi
(61 MPa)
325 ksi
(2,241 Mpa)
0.045 lb/in3
(1.25 g/cm3)
7,975 psi
(55 MPa)
273°F
(134°C)
0.8 ft-lb/in
(40 J/m)
2.3 ft-lb/in
(120 J/m)
420 ksi
(2,896 MPa)
5,200 psi
(36 Mpa)
Flex TPE
Datasheet
Simulates flexibility & functionality 110% - - 0.214 lb/in3
(0.37 g/cm3)
- - - - 1,160 psi
(8 Mpa)
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