FDM Nylon 12CF parts on a bike frame

The red-painted parts on this bike frame are made with Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber.

3D Printing with Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber

3D printing with carbon fiber material lets you build strong, stiff, lightweight tools and parts. FDM Nylon 12CF combines nylon 12 and carbon fiber to achieve the highest flexural strength and stiffness-to-weight ratio of any of our FDM materials.

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Lightweight Strength, Carbon Fiber Reinforced

The combination of high strength, stiffness and light weight lets you use FDM Nylon 12CF to replace metal components, for lighter tools, functional prototyping and select end-use parts. 


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Tensile strength

50 MPa (XZ Axis) 42 MPa (ZX Axis)

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Tensile modulus

1.5 GPa (XZ Axis) 1.2 GPa (ZX Axis)

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HDT @ 264 psi

154 °C

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IZOD Impact, noched = 2.6 ft*lb/in. (XZ Axis), 140 J/m (XZ Axis)

FDM Nylon 12CF

Utah Trikes uses FDM Nylon 12CF for prototypes and production parts

A Game-Changing Material

enabling faster design validation and customization

Utah Trikes uses FDM Nylon 12CF in all phases of production, from functional testing to production parts.

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