• Superior Chemical Resistance

    PA12 is a material well suited for manufacturing of functional prototypes, manufacturing of individual units as well as serial parts. PA12 has excellent resistance to:

    • Greases
    • Oils
    • Fuels
    • Hydraulic fluids
    • Water
    • Alkalis
    • Salt solutions
    • Many solvents

    It also has very good stress cracking resistance even in the presence of chemicals as well as damping of noise and vibration.

  • Duraform PA brace

  • Applications


    • Functional testing and functional prototypes
    • Parts for the automobile industry
    • Medical supplies
    • Pipelines and fittings for water mains
    • Industrial components
  • Benefits

    • Excellent mechanical properties
    • Nice surface finish
    • Excellent recyclability
    • Good chemical resistance
    • Excellent surface resolution and feature detail
  • Technical Specifications

    • Density of finished parts: 1.02 g/cm3
    • Density for powder: 0.44 g/cm3
    • Melting point: 186 °C
    • Tensile Strength: 51 Mpa
    • Elongation at break: 20%
    • Tensile modulus: 1800 MPa
    • Flexural modulus: 1800 MPa
    • Hardness: 75 Shore D

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