Laser Sintering Materials

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.

LS Prototype

Material Description Elongation
@ Break
Flexural Strength Flexural Modulus Density Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 66 psi
Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 264 psi
Izod Impact Strength Tensile Modulus Tensile Strength
XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis Notched Unnotched XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis
Nylon 12 AF
DATASHEET
Aluminum-filled, excellent surface finish 1.5 – 3.5 % 7,832 psi
(54 MPa)
289 ksi
(1,990 MPa)
0.049 lb/in3
(1.36 g/cm3)
351°F
(177°C)
279°F
(137°C)
374 ksi
(2,580 MPa)
4,628 psi
(32 MPa)
Nylon 12 PA
DATASHEET
General purpose, rugged material 4 – 15% 6,850 psi
(47 MPa)
189 ksi
(1,300 MPa)
0.034 lb/in3
(0.95 g/cm3)
350°F
(177°C)
187°F
(86°C)
0.8 ft-lb/in
(43 J/m)
247 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)
354°F
(179°C)
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)
Nylon 12 HST
DATASHEET
High strength and high temperature mineral fiber-filled plastic 4.5% 2.7% 12,000 psi
(85 MPa)
9,300 psi
(65 MPa)
640 ksi
(4,412 MPa)
390 ksi
(2,688 MPa)
0.043 lb/in3
(1.20 g/cm3)
363°F
(194°C)
354°F
(178°C)
355°F
(179°C)
276°F
(135°C)
0.7 ft-lb/in
(37.4 J/m)
800 ksi
(5,500 MPa)
425 ksi
(2,900 MPa)
7,050 psi
(48 Mpa)
4,500 psi
(31 MPa)
NyTek™ 1200 CF
DATASHEET
Electrostatically dissipative with high strength-to-weight ratio 5.7% 5.3% 16,400 psi
(113 MPa)
10,200 psi
(70 MPa)
880 ksi
(6,067 MPa)
360 ksi
(2,482 MPa)
0.0387 lb/in3
(1.07 g/cm3)
354°F
(179°C)
350°F
(177°C)
341°F
(172°C)
260°F
(127°C)
0.75 ft-lb in
(40 J/m)
530 ksi
(3,654 MPa)
357 ksi
(2,461 MPa)
8,750 psi
(60 MPa)
7,500 psi
(51 MPa)
Nylon 11 D80
DATASHEET
Same as NyTekTM 1100, but without any anti-oxidant 32% 126 ksi
(869 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
325°F
(163°C)
111°F
(43°C)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
202 ksi
(1,392 MPa)
5,200 psi
(36 Mpa)
Nylon 11 EX
DATASHEET
Nylon 11 material with properties like NyTek™ 1100 but with a better surface finish 47% 6,672 psi
(46 MPa)
190 ksi
(1,310 MPa)
0.0365 lb/in3
(1.01 g/cm3)
370°F
(188°C)
118°F
(48°C)
1.40 ft-lb/in
(74 J/m)
220 ksi
(1,517 MPa)
6,981 psi
(48 Mpa)
FR-106
DATASHEET
Flame, smoke & toxicity (FST) certified 38% 21% 8,000 psi
(55 MPa)
7,800 psi
(54 MPa)
225 ksi
(1,551 MPa)
220 ksi
(1,517 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
230 ksi
(1,586 MPa)
210 ksi
(1,448 MPa)
6,700 psi
(46 MPa)
5,600 psi
(39 Mpa)
Flex TPE
DATASHEET
Simulates flexibility & functionality 110% 1.89 ksi
(13 MPa)
@23 C
0.0134 lb/in3
(0.37 g/cm3)
(uninfiltrated)
1.16 ksi
(8 Mpa)

LS Production

Material Description Elongation
@ Break
Flexural Strength Flexural Modulus Density Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 66 psi
Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 264 psi
Izod Impact Strength Tensile Modulus Tensile Strength
XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis Notched Unnotched XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis
NyTek™ 1200 GF
DATASHEET
Glass-filled for more rigid parts 3% 2% 10,500 psi
(72 MPa)
8,800 psi
(61 MPa)
411 ksi
(2,834 MPa)
325 ksi
(2,241 MPa)
0.045 lb/in3
(1.25 g/cm3)
354°F
(179°C)
273°F
(134°C)
0.8 ft-lb/in
(43 J/m)
2.3 ft-lb/in
(120 J/m)
520 ksi
(3,585 MPa)
420 ksi
(2,896 MPa)
6,400 psi
(44 MPa)
5,200 psi
(36 MPa)
NyTek™ 1200 CF
DATASHEET
Electrostatically dissipative with high strength-to-weight ratio 5.7% 5.3% 16,400 psi
(113 MPa)
10,200 psi
(70 MPa)
880 ksi
(6,067 MPa)
360 ksi
(2,482 MPa)
0.0387 lb/in3
(1.07 g/cm3)
354°F
(179°C)
350°F
(177°C)
341°F
(172°C)
260°F
(127°C)
0.75 ft-lb in
(40 J/m)
530 ksi
(3,654 MPa)
357 ksi
(2,461 MPa)
8,750 psi
(60 MPa)
7,500 psi
(51 MPa)
NyTek™ 1200 PA
DATASHEET
Standard Nylon 12 with good chemical resistance 15% 4% 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)
0.8 ft-lb/in
(43 J/m)
246.5 ksi
(1,700 MPa)
6,815 psi
(46 MPa)
Nylon 12 HST
DATASHEET
High strength and high temperature mineral fiber-filled plastic 4.50% 2.70% 12,000 psi
(85 MPa)
9,300 psi
(65 MPa)
640 ksi
(4,412 MPa)
390 ksi
(2,688 MPa)
0.043 lb/in3
(1.20 g/cm3)
363°F
(194°C)
354°F
(178°C)
355°F
(179°C)
276°F
(135°C)
0.7 ft-lb/in
(37.4 J/m)
800 ksi
(5,500 MPa)
425 ksi
(2,900 MPa)
7,050 psi
(48 Mpa)
4,500 psi
(31 MPa)
NyTek™ 1200 FR
DATASHEET
Flame, smoke & toxicity (FST) certified 8% 4% 217 ksi
(1,500 MPa)
0.0368 lb/in3
(1.02 g/cm3)
351°F
(177°C)
187°F
(86°C)
0.8 ft-lb/in
(43 J/m)
247 ksi
(1,700 MPa)
6,962 psi
(48 MPa)
NyTek™ 1100
DATASHEET
Fully dense with material flexibility; Superior chemical resistance 21% 12% 6,400 psi
(44 MPa)
126 ksi
(869 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
315°F
(157°C)
122°F
(50°C)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
26 ft-lb/in
(1,370 J/m)
239 ksi
(1,647 MPa)
6,817 psi
(47 MPa)
Nylon 11 D80
DATASHEET
Same as NyTekTM 1100, but without any anti-oxidant 32% 126 ksi
(869 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
325°F
(163°C)
111°F
(43°C)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
202 ksi
(1,392 MPa)
5,200 psi
(36 Mpa)
Nylon 11 EX
DATASHEET
Nylon 11 material with properties like NyTek™ 1100 but with a better surface finish 47% 6,672 psi
(46 MPa)
190 ksi
(1,310 MPa)
0.0365 lb/in3
(1.01 g/cm3)
370°F
(188°C)
118°F
(48°C)
1.40 ft-lb/in
(74 J/m)
220 ksi
(1,517 MPa)
6,981 psi
(48 Mpa)
FR-106
DATASHEET
Flame, smoke & toxicity (FST) certified 38% 21% 8,000 psi
(55 MPa)
7,800 psi
(54 MPa)
225 ksi
(1,551 MPa)
220 ksi
(1,517 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
230 ksi
(1,586 MPa)
210 ksi
(1,448 MPa)
6,700 psi
(46 MPa)
5,600 psi
(39 Mpa)

LS Specialty

Material Description Elongation
@ Break
Flexural Strength Flexural Modulus Density Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 66 psi
Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 264 psi
Izod Impact Strength Tensile Modulus Tensile Strength
XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis Notched Unnotched XY Axis Z Axis XY Axis Z Axis
NyTek™ 1100B
DATASHEET
Same as NyTekTM 1100, but black in color 21% 12% 6,400 psi
(44 MPa)
126 ksi
(869 MPa)
0.0376 lb/in3
(1.04 g/cm3)
315°F
(157°C)
122°F
(50°C)
1.30 ft-lb/in
(70 J/m)
26 ft-lb/in
(1,370 J/m)
239 ksi
(1,647 MPa)
6,817 psi
(47 Mpa)
PA 640-GSL
DATASHEET
Like properties of NyTek 1200 CF with and additional benefit of being lighter in weight 2.63% 2.77% 731 ksi
(5,040 MPa)
625 ksi
(4,313 MPa)
0.0303 lb/in3
(8.84 g/cm3)
356°F
(180°C)
352°F
(178°C)
338°F
(170°C)
303°F
(151°C)
554 ksi
(3,816 MPa)
282 ksi
(1,945 MPa)
7,170 psi
(49 Mpa)
4,835 psi
(33 MPa)
CastForm PS Used to produce investment casting patterns without tooling <0.21 ft-lb/in
(<11 J/cm)
0.26 ft-lb/in
(14 J/cm)
232 ksi
(1,604 MPa)
412 psi
(2.84 Mpa)
PA2201FDA
DATASHEET
Is in compliance with FDA, 21 CFR, §177.1500 9(b) except for alcohol foods 2.63% 2.77% 8,410 psi
(58 MPa)
731 ksi
(5,040 MPa)
625 ksi
(4,313 MPa)
0.0303 lb/in3
(0.84 g/cm3)
356°F
(180°C)
352°F
(178°C)
338°F
(170°C)
303°F
(151°C)
554 ksi
(3,816 MPa)
282 ksi
(1,945 MPa)
7,170 psi
(49 Mpa)
4,835 psi
(33 MPa)

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