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Nylon 12

FDM Thermoplastic

Nylon 12
The advantages of Nylon 12, the power of FDM.

FDM Nylon 12 combines the benefits of Nylon 12 with the design freedom and reliability of FDM 3D printing. Prototype faster and for less cost than injection molding using the same material as your production parts, with one of industry’s most widely used engineering thermoplastics.

Strong and tough with just enough flex.

The strength, toughness and excellent fatigue properties of FDM Nylon 12 make it a perfect fit for applications involving snap-fit closures, tools with press-fit inserts and vibration-resistant parts.

Typical applications

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Snap-fit closures and prototypes for nylon 12 production parts

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Jigs, fixtures and manufacturing aids.

production parts

Production Parts

Low-volume production and highly customized parts.

Behaviour and use


Elongation at break*

Nylon 12 9.5%
ASA 9%
ABS-M30 7%
PC 4.8%

*XZ axis orientation.

izod impact

lzod unnotched*

NYLON 12 1,656 J/m
PC 877 J/m
ASA 321 J/m
ABS-M30 300 J/m

*XZ axis orientation.

Compatible Printers

fortus 450mc

Fortus 450mc

Leverage the versatility of being able to print using multiple FDM materials including Nylon 12 with the Fortus 450mc printer.

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For big parts, large print jobs or a combination of both, rely on the F900, compatible with most Stratasys FDM thermoplastics.

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