ESD safe PET-G
3D printer filament

ESD safe PET-G

3D printer filament

Edition Number :
20190725
Edition Date :
July 25, 2019
The sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects can cause harm to sensitive parts such as electronics, affect magnetic media and potentially cause fires. To protect against this, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) safe materials are often used to hold sensitive parts. ESD grade materials are polymers that are not insulating but actually conduct. Clariant provides a series of ESD safe materials that are based on unique fillers and optimized for material extrusion type printing. PET-G, PC+ABS, polycarbonate and polyamide based ESD options are available to address varied ESD safe needs such as ease of printing, higher impact strength and material flexibility.
Benefits
  • Strong and tough engineering thermoplastic
  • Good impact strength
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Reduced thermo-oxidative degradation
  • ESD safe

Applications*
  • Tools, jigs, fixtures
  • Parts requiring ESD safety

*Subject to detailed product specifications.

Color Range
Standard

  • Natural (black)
  • 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
 ESD safe   
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES    
Tensile stress at yield, 50 mm/min50MPaISO 527Injection molded
 48MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 --MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 --MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile stress at break, 50 mm/min28MPaISO 527Injection molded
 39MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 38MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 30MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile elongation at yield, 50 mm/min4.2%ISO 527Injection molded
 3.9%ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 --%ISO 5273D printed XZ / on edgeat 260°C
 
%ISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile elongation at break, 50 mm/min35%ISO 527Injection molded
 11%ISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 3.2%ISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 1.9%ISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Tensile modulus (modulus of elasticity), 1 mm/min2058MPaISO 527Injection molded

2081MPaISO 5273D printed XY / flat at 260°C
 1953MPaISO 5273D printed XZ / on edge at 260°C
 1670MPaISO 5273D printed ZX / upright at 260°C
Izod impact notched kJ/m2ISO 180Injection molded
Charpy impact notched5.5kJ/m2ISO 179Injection molded
  kJ/m2ISO 1793D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Charpy impact unnotched48kJ/m2ISO 179Injection molded
 69kJ/m2ISO 1793D printed XY / flat at 260°C
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES    
Volume resistivity3.3 x 1011ohms•cm Injection molded
 8 x 108 - 1 x 1010ohms•cm 3D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Surface resistivity3.6 x 1012ohms/sq
 Injection molded
 5 x 107 - 6 x 1010ohms/sq 3D printed XY / flat at 260°C
THERMAL PROPERTIES    
Melting point °CISO 11357, DSCa 
Glass transition temperature °CISO 11357, DSCa 
Heat deflection temperature at 1.8 MPa (A)72°CISO 75Injection molded
 74°CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 260°C
Heat deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (B)75°CISO 75Injection molded
 77°CISO 753D printed XY / flat at 260°C
GENERAL PROPERTIES    
Density1257kg/m3ISO 1183 
pH   1% in H2O
Water absorption %ISO 6224 hours at 23°C
Water content - coulometric Karl Fischer μg/gISO 12937 
Water content %ISO 15512after drying at 120°C for 2 hours
non-volatile-matter content %ISO 3251 
a. 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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