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)

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 (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)
CastForm PS Used to produce investment casting patterns without tooling (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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