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Essentium PA Additive Manufacturing Filament
Categories: Polymer; Rapid Prototyping Polymer; Thermoplastic; Nylon (Polyamide PA)

Material Notes: Essentium PA is a new polyamide filament chemically similar to nylon but specifically formulated for additive manufacturing by BASF. Provides exceptional strength and durability while retaining a surprising amount of stiffness. Mechanical properties of PA may change with water uptake as it is moisture sensitive.

Definitions of axes used in property data table: XY is the print direction. ZX is the build direction. YX is the third orthogonal axis.

Information provided by Essentium Materials, LLC.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ISO 1183, Molded
  • Moisture Absorption, ISO 62, at 50% RH
  • Moisture Absorption, ISO 62, at Saturation
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D 638, ZX
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D 638, YX
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D 638, XY
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D 638, Molded
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D 638, ZX
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D 638, YX
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D 638, XY
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D 638, Molded
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D 790, YX
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D 790, ZX
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D 790, XY
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D 790, Molded
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D 790, YX
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D 790, ZX
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D 790, XY
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D 790, Molded
  • Melting Point, ISO 3146, Molded
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, ASTM D 648, Heat deflection temperature, load unknown
  • Nozzle Temperature
  
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Manufacturer Notes:
Essentium Materials LLC

Category Notes
Plastic
PA, Polyamide

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