PA-12 - Polyamide-12

Polyamide-12 (PA-12) is a semi-crystalline white industrial thermoplastic very similar to nylon 11 whose properties are generally slightly superior. Of all the unmodified generic nylons, it has lower values in water absorption rate, heat resistance and stress resistance. Compared with nylon 6 and 6.6, they both have a much lower water absorption rate (resulting in better electrical properties and better dimensional stability) and a higher cost.

PA 12 is the ideal material for applications in the field of conveyor and drive technology such as wheels or pinions and precision industrial components requiring solidity at low temperatures.


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Main 3D printing parameters

Advised nozzles Brass 0.25 | 0.4 | 0.6 | 0.8 | 1.0 | 1.2 mm
Printing temperatures 230 - 300°C
Buildplate substrate PA film | Micro-perforated buildplate
Builplate temperature 80 - 90°C

Typical properties

Tensile strength at break
44 MPa
Tensile yield strength
42 MPa
Tensile modulus
1 450 MPa
Tensile elongation
7%

Typical properties; not to be construed as specifications.
DIN EN ISO 527-2.

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