PA6/66-GF20 FR Using Exolit®
3D printer filament

PA6/66-GF20 FR Using Exolit®

3D printer filament

Edition Number :
20191126
Edition Date :
November 26, 2019

Clariant’s Exolit® non-halogenated flame retardants provide environmental friendly and sustainable solutions for products used in a variety of industries. Clariant's flame retardant 20% glass fiber reinforced polyamide 6/66 using Exolit® (PA6/66-GF20 FR) 3D printer filament is an exceptionally printing material that has good mechanical properties and achieves UL 94 V-0 flammability standards. 

Benefits
  • Flame retardant material
  • Semi-crystalline thermoplastic
  • Good impact strength and stiffness
  • Outstanding wear resistance
  • Good temperature resistance
  • Reduced thermo-oxidative degradation
  • Improved long term heat and stability to ultraviolet and visible light

Applications*
  • Functional end use parts
  • Functional prototypes
*Subject to detailed product specifications.

Color Range
Standard
  • White
  • Black
  • Grey
  • Red
ColorWorks® ColorForward® consumer color directions 2019
  • MADE IN HUMAN - Protect the core (red)
  • 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 = 230-250°C
  • Print Speed = 20-50 mm/s
  • Bed Adhesion = A polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) based glue coated on a glass or carbon fiber surface
  • Bed Temperature = 80°C
  • Fan Settings = off to low

Note: parameters are dependent on printer used; Clariant tests were performed on Ultimaker S5 and 3ntr A4 V3 printers.
Property Typical ValuesUnitsTest MethodTest Specimen
  white blackredanatural    
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES       
Tensile stress at yield, 50 mm/min

80 dry

47 cond.b

   MPaISO 527Injection molded
  53 dry-- dry MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 235°C
   -- dry MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 235°C
  15 dry-- dry MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 235°C
Tensile stress at break, 50 mm/min

78 dry

46 cond.

94 dry  MPaISO 527Injection molded
  54 dry31 dry MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 235°C
   48 dry MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 235°C
  15 dry20 dry MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 235°C
Tensile elongation at yield, 50 mm/min

2.9 dry

11 cond.


  %ISO 527Injection molded
  3.7 dry-- dry %ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 235°C
   -- dry %ISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 255°C
  0.8 dry-- dry %ISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 235°C
Tensile elongation at break, 50 mm/min

4.3 dry

15 cond.

   %ISO 527Injection molded
  2.3 dry5.3 dry %ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 235°C
   2.0 dry %ISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 235°C
  0.8 dry5.8 dry %ISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 235°C
Tensile modulus (modulus of elasticity), 1 mm/min

6968 dry

3167 cond.

   MPaISO 527Injection molded

 4963 dry2084 dry MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 235-240°C
     MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 235°C
 
1714 dry1104 dry MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 235°C
Flexural modulus4006 dry6410 dry  MPaISO 178Injection molded
     MPaISO 1783D printed XY / flat at 235°C
Flexural strength129 dry145 dry  MPaISO 178Injection molded
  
  MPaISO 1783D printed XY / flat at 235°C
Izod impact notched 12 dry  kJ/m2ISO 180Injection molded
Charpy impact notched 12 dry  kJ/m2ISO 179Injection molded
  
  kJ/m2ISO 1793D printed XY / flat at 235°C
Charpy impact unnotched33 dry
  kJ/m2ISO 179Injection molded

 
  kJ/m2ISO 1793D printed XY / flat at 235°C
FLAMMABILITY PROPERTIES       
UL 94 flammability rating  V-0 at 0.4 mm  
IEC 60695-11-103D printed XY / flat at 235°C
   V-0 at 0.8 mm  
IEC 60695-11-10Injection molded
  V-0 at 0.8 mm  
IEC 60695-11-103D printed XY / flat at 235°C
  V-0 at 1.6 mm  
IEC 60695-11-10Injection molded
  V-0 at 3.2 mm  
IEC 60695-11-10Injection molded
THERMAL PROPERTIES       
Melting point 192 dry 
 ISO 11357, DSCc 
Glass transition temperature   
°CISO 11357, DSC 
Heat deflection temperature at 1.8 MPa (A) 160 dry  °CISO 75Injection molded
  125 dry  °CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 235°C
Heat deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (B) 188 dry  °CISO 75Injection molded
  173 dry  °CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 235°C
GENERAL PROPERTIES       
Density 1328  kg/m3ISO 1183 
pH      1% in H2O
Water absorption 4  % ISO 6224 hours at 23°C
Water content - coulometric Karl Fischer
   μg/gISO 12937 
Water content 0.12  %
ISO 15512after drying at 120°C for 2 hours
non-volatile-matter content
   %ISO 3251 
a. Organic based color. b. Conditioned at 70% humidity and 25°C. c. 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 80°C for 3-4 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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