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MJF Nylon PA12

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PA 12 produced with HP Multi Jet Fusion technology is a reliable and high-quality material for diverse functional applications. Its strength, durability, and flexibility ensure optimal performance under demanding conditions. The exceptional detail resolution enables the production of intricate geometries, while the smooth surface finish and consistency of the MJF process enhance efficiency and reliability. With its biocompatibility, PA 12 is suitable for medical applications, further expanding its utility. The capabilities of HP's industrial Powder Bed Fusion Technology deliver consistent and predictable outcomes, making it a preferred choice for industries that require high-quality, reliable 3D-printed parts.

Average Lead Time:

4-6 Business Days

Machines Used: 

HP Jet Fusion 5200

Colors Available

HP Nylon PA12 3D Printed part
MJF Nylon PA12

Material Overview

MJF Nylon PA12 is a high-grade thermoplastic material extensively used in Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology, popular for its fine detail, high density, and excellent strength-to-weight ratio. Characterized by its versatility, it's a go-to material for both functional prototypes and end-use parts, especially in industries demanding durability and precision.

Mechanical Properties

In terms of mechanical properties, MJF Nylon PA12 is distinguished by its high tensile strength and impressive impact resistance, making it capable of withstanding significant stress and strain without deformation. Its flexibility is moderate, allowing for some give under load, which contributes to its durability. The material also exhibits low moisture absorption, enhancing its stability and longevity in various environments.

Chemical Compatibility

Chemically, MJF Nylon PA12 is compatible with a wide range of substances. It shows good resistance to oils, greases, aliphatic hydrocarbons, and alkalis, but is less resistant to acids and aromatic hydrocarbons. This chemical resistance makes it suitable for parts that might be exposed to various industrial chemicals or outdoor environments.

Thermal Properties

Thermally, this material maintains its properties across a broad temperature range, typically withstanding environments up to about 80-100°C. Its thermal stability, combined with a low coefficient of thermal expansion, makes it ideal for applications where dimensional stability is critical across varying temperatures.

Applications

The applications of MJF Nylon PA12 are diverse, spanning across automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, and medical industries. It's particularly well-suited for creating complex, high-precision parts such as gears, hinges, and functional assemblies. Its fine detail and smooth surface finish also make it ideal for producing intricate designs and components where aesthetics are as important as functionality, such as in consumer electronics and fashion accessories.

Datasheets

Applications

  • Functional Automotive Parts
  • Jigs & Fixtures
  • Functional Prototyping
  • Volume Production of Complex Parts
  • Biocompatible USP IV Capable

Material Characteristics

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Flexibility
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Thermal Stability