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Durable – Flexible – Heat Resistant

Selective laser sintering, or SLS, produces parts by using a laser to melt and fuse powdered polymers. SLS materials are durable, flexible and heat resistant, making SLS great for functional prototypes. Demanding applications such as snap fits and living hinges are easily achievable with SLS materials. Because SLS produces parts with a smooth surface finish, using no support structures, it is ideal for cosmetic prototypes with complex geometry.

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Build SizeLayer HeightTolerance
26"x13"x20"0.004″ – 0.006″±0.015″
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SLS Materials

Nylon 12 PA

General purpose material, suitable for a variety of applications.

PropertiesSAEMetric
Tensile Strength6,815 psi46 Mpa
Tensile Modulus246,500 psi1,700 Mpa
Tensile Elongation15%15%
Flexural Strength6,850 psi57 Mpa
Flexural Modulus188.549 psi1,300 Mpa
Notched Impact0.8 ft-lb/in43 J/m
HDT @ 66 psi350 °F177 °C
HDT @ 264 psi187 °F86 °C

Nylon 12 GF

Glass-filled nylon, highly durable and flexible.

PropertiesSAEMetric
Tensile Strength5,200 psi36 Mpa
Tensile Modulus420,000 psi2,896 Mpa
Tensile Elongation1%1%
Flexural Strength8,800 psi61 Mpa
Flexural Modulus325.000 psi2,241 Mpa
Notched Impact0.8 ft-lb/in40 J/m
HDT @ 66 psi354 °F179 °C
HDT @ 264 psi273 °F134 °C

Nylon 12 AF

Aluminum-filled nylown, better surface finish than other varieties.

PropertiesSAEMetric
Tensile Strength4,628 psi32 Mpa
Tensile Modulus373,800 psi2,577 Mpa
Tensile Elongation1%1%
Flexural Strength7,832 psi54 Mpa
Flexural Modulus289.250 psi1,994 Mpa
Notched Impact0.8 ft-lb/in40 J/m
HDT @ 66 psi351 °F177 °C
HDT @ 264 psi279 °F137 °C

Nylon 12 HST

Glass-filled nylon. Higher strength and temp than standard GF.

PropertiesSAEMetric
Tensile Strength7,050 psi48 Mpa
Tensile Modulus800,000 psi5,500 Mpa
Tensile Elongation5%5%
Flexural Strength12,000 psi85 Mpa
Flexural Modulus640,000 psi4,412 Mpa
Notched Impact0.7 ft-lb/in37.4 J/m
HDT @ 66 psi363 °F184 °C
HDT @ 264 psi355 °F179 °C

Flex TPE

Designed to simulate TPE for prototyping rubber parts.

PropertiesSAEMetric
Tensile Strength262 psi1.8 Mpa
Tensile Modulus800,000 psi5,500 Mpa
Tensile Elongation5%5%
Flexural Modulus860 psi5.9 Mpa
Tear Resistance86 lb/in15.1 kN/m
Shore Hardness40 Scale A40 Scale A
Melting Point378 °F192 °C

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SLS Applications

SLS Features

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Highly Durable

SLS produces stronger parts with better layer adhesion than almost any other plastic 3D printing technology.

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Highly Flexible

Flexible materials allow SLS to be used for demanding applications, such as snap fits and living hinges.

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Heat Resistant

Selective laser sintering materials have high heat deflection temperatures, averaging 350°F @66 psi.