Polyamide 6

3D Printer Filament

Edition Number :
20181031
Edition Date :
October 31, 2018

Clariant polyamide 6 3D printer filament is made of a good flowing Polyamide 6 that results in high performance 3D printed parts. Clariant Hostanox® P-EPQ® and Nylostab® S-EED® are added via a Renol® masterbatch to improve resistance to thermo-oxidative degradation and minimize yellowing due to ultraviolet radiation.

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  • Benefits

    General properties
    • Semi-crystalline thermoplastic
    • High impact strength
    • High stiffness
    • Outstanding wear resistance
    • Good coefficient of friction
    • Very good temperature resistance

    Optimized benefits
    • Reduced thermo-oxidative degradation
    • Increased process stability at high processing temperatures
    • Improved long term heat and stability to ultraviolet and visible light

    Applications*
    • Mechanical and technical application parts that require toughness and durability
    • Models
    • Prototypes

    *Subject to detailed product specifications.

  • Safety & MSDS



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    Please contact us for safety and regulatory details or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  • Printing Parameters

    • Print Temperature = 250-280°C
    • Print Speed = 20-50 mm/s
    • Bed Adhesion = directly on glass, polyimide film or a PEI surface all with a thin coating of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) based glue
    • Bed Temperature = ideally heated up to 70°C
    • Fan Settings = medium to high

    Note: parameters are dependent on printer used; Clariant tests were performed on an Ultimaker 3 extended and a 3ntr A4 V2 printer.

  • Typical Property Values

    Property Typical ValuesUnitsTest MethodTest Specimen
      white blackcoloranatural    
    MECHANICAL PROPERTIES       
    Tensile stress at yield, 50 mm/min7678 75MPaISO 527Injection molded
    Tensile elongation at break, 50 mm/min3020 19%ISO 527Injection molded
    Flexural modulus23202480 2490MPaISO 178Injection molded
    Flexural strength93101 96MPaISO 178Injection molded
    Izod impact strength notched2.94.0 2.8MPaISO 180Injection molded
    Charpy impact strength notched   5330J/m2ISO 180Injection molded
    THERMAL PROPERTIES       
    Melting point   221°CISO 11357, DSCb 
    Glass transition temperature   n/a°CISO 11357, DSCb 
    Heat deflection temperature at 1.8 MPa (A)5758 55°CISO 75Injection molded
    Heat deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (B)146165 175°CISO 75Injection molded
    Heat deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (B)   
    °CISO 753D printed XY / flat
    GENERAL PROPERTIES       
    Density11431141 1130kg/m3ISO 1183 
    a. Organic based color. b. DSC = Differential Scanning Calorimetry at 10°C/minute.
    Note: results are generated according to the valid testing standards indicated above and the standard operating procedures used by the testing facilities.
  • Available Colors

    Standard Color Range
    • White
    • Black
    • Grey

    ColorWorks® ColorForward® consumer color directions 2019
    • MADE IN HUMAN - Protect the core (red)
  • Packaging and Handling

    Delivery form
    1.75 mm and 2.85 mm diameter 3D printer filament.

    Packaging
    1 kg and 5 kg spools of 3D printer filament.Custom sizes are available upon request.

    Storage
    Ideally store the 3D printer filament in a cool, dry place at temperatures between 5 to 25°C in a sealed container with the provided Clariant Desi Pak® desiccant bag. If the 3D printer filament has been exposed to moisture, please dry at 80°C for at least 4 hours with a vacuum or desiccant drying system if possible. Minimum shelf life is 1 year from the date of shipping when properly stored.
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