Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol (PET-G)
3D printer filament

Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol (PET-G)

3D printer filament

Edition Number :
20190709
Edition Date :
July 09, 2019

Glycol modified polyethylene terephthalate (PET-G) is a polyester with good toughness and chemical resistance. 3D printed PET-G exhibits good layer adhesion and can be used to produce all kinds of products which include end use parts, prototypes, jigs, and fixtures. Clariant improves the heat stability and resistance to thermal processes using appropriately selected additives such as Hostanox® P-EPQ® and Hostavin® ARO 8.

Benefits
  • Strong and tough engineering thermoplastic
  • Transparent
  • Good impact strength
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Reduced thermo-oxidative degradation
  • Minimized undesired yellowing due to ultraviolet light

Applications*
  • Prototypes
  • Tools, jigs, fixtures
  • Containers / packaging
  • Mechanical and technical application parts
*Subject to detailed product specifications.

Color Range
Standard
  • Natural
  • White
  • Black
  • Grey
ColorWorks® ColorForward® consumer color directions 2019
  • DO NOT DISTURB - ἀταραξία von has fidanken (green blue)
ColorWorks® ColorForward® consumer color directions 2020
  • EYE AM WATCHED - Catch me if you can (orange)
Custom colors available upon request.
  • Print Temperature = 240-260°C
  • Print Speed = 30-60 mm/s
  • Bed Adhesion = a generous uniform layer of a PVP based glue, use of a commercial adhesion sheet or commercial bed adhesive
  • Bed Temperature = ideally heated up to 70-80°C
  • Fan Settings = medium to high

Note: parameters are dependent on printer used; Clariant tests were performed on an Ultimaker 3 extended and an Ultimaker S5.

Property Typical ValuesUnitsTest MethodTest Specimen
  white blackgreyanatural    
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES       
Tensile stress at yield, 50 mm/minn/an/a5048MPaISO 527Injection molded
 n/a555454MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Tensile stress at break, 50 mm/min53525048MPaISO 527Injection molded
 54423034MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 37515550MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 23182723MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile elongation at yield, 50 mm/minn/a3.83.94.0%ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Tensile elongation at break, 50 mm/min18354959%ISO 527Injection molded
 3.35.31516%ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 1.73.24.03.5%ISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 0.90.91.5 1.1%ISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile modulus (modulus of elasticity), 1 mm/min2300206021102120MPaISO 527Injection molded

2513241423382119MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 2368225423562250MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 2158198119751663MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Izod impact notched4458kJ/m2ISO 180Injection molded
THERMAL PROPERTIES       
Melting pointn/an/an/an/a°CISO 11357, DSCb 
Glass transition temperature79808383°CISO 11357, DSCb 
Heat deflection temperature at 1.8 MPa (A)65676565°CISO 75Injection molded
 71707170°CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Heat deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (B)71727273°CISO 75Injection molded
 71717376°CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 260°C
GENERAL PROPERTIES       
Density1323128312851279kg/m3ISO 1183 
Volume4.294.70
4.74cm3ISO 1183 
pH  6.0   1% in H2O
Water absorption
  
 %ISO 6224 hours at 23°C
Water content - coulometric Karl Fischer
  <100 μg/gISO 12937
Water content0.020.020.020.02%ISO 15512after drying at 120°C for 2 hours
Non-volatile-matter content   ~7%ISO 3251
a. Inorganic pigment 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.
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 65°C for 4-6 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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