3D Printer Material Types

Listed below are just a few of the growing family of SSI supported materials
Material Description Use Cases Density Max. Temp. Elongation at Break Max. Tensile Strength (PSI) Flamability (UL94)
ABS Common, Good surface quality, Post processing Tool handles, Automotive trim components, Electrical enclosures 1.05 85° C 5.52% 1539 HB
ASA UV resistance, Good chemical resistance Outdoor use, Automotive industry 1.07 95°C 10.00% 2010 TBD
Casting "Wax" Properties similar to wax Microcasting 1.1 - - - -
GF30-PP***
(GF polypropylene)
Chemical and UV resistance, High stiffness Functional prototyping, Industrial tooling, Transportation .94 ~150°C 1.6% 8700 TBD
IGUS Iglidur Low friction Material mixing, Replacement parts 1.21 90°C - - -
nPOWER (PPS) High strength, Thermal and chemical resistance Engine manifolds, Chemical tanks 1.27 210°C 7.40% 1966 VO
Nylon 645 Thermal resistance, Mechanical resistance Gears, Spacer supports, Fan blades, Protective covers 1.15 120°C 186% 5188 HB
PACF** High tensile and impact strength Parts with flat surfaces 1.14 100°C 4% 9267 HB
PCABS Good chemical resistance, Good impact strength, Works in hot water Functional prototypes, Conceptual models, End-use parts 1.13 109°C 8.40% 2006 HB
PEKK Exceptional mechanical, thermal and chemical resistance Aerospace applications, Large geometries 1.29 172°C @ 1.8MPa 2-4% ~7000 V94
TECH-G Chemical and fatigue resistance, Food safe, FDA CFR 177.1315 Robotic assemblies, Engineering and architectural use 1.27 75°C 3% 5900 -
Elasto85A Elasticity, Transparency, Oil, abrasion and tear resistant Hose liner, Flexible tubing, Hydraulic seals, Drive belts 1.19 95°C 680% 3700 -
Elasto95A Elasticity, Transparency, Oil, abrasion and tear resistant Hose liner, Flexible tubing, Hydraulic seals, Drive belts 1.22 95°C 580% 5650 -
Elasto75D Elasticity, Transparency, Oil, abrasion and tear resistant Hose liner, Flexible tubing, Hydraulic seals, Drive belts 1.18 95°C 295% 6900 -
* This material requires special processes, procedures and/or printer configuration to print. Please request guide sheet prior to printing. ** Carbon fiber filled nylon *** Carbon fiber filled polypropylene
Material Removal Solvent Compatible Materials Heated Chamber
SSU00 Breakaway None ASA, ABS, PCABS Yes
SSU01 Soluble BioSolv* ASA, ABS, PCABS Yes
SSU02 Breakaway None PACF No
SSU04 Soluble/Breakaway Hot water* TPU, PETG, PACF No/Yes
SSU05 Breakaway None nPOWER Yes
SSU301 Soluble/Breakaway Hot water* TPU, PETG, Selected nylons No/Yes
N1 Breakaway None Nylon, GF-30 PP Yes
* Removal optimized by the use of ultrasonic and flow/agitation cycles at 40-50°C.
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