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Bio-based polyamide 11 for extra-rigid end parts

 

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Ultrasint® PA11 Black CF

Derived from castor seed oil, Adsint® PA11 CF is a bio-based polyamide 11 for sustainable manufacturing. This powder is reinforced with carbon fibers and was specifically developed for SLS machines to deliver quality results that meet industrial standards.

Adsint® PA11 CF is a functionally optimized polyamide 11 powder. Its improved properties make it an interesting alternative to PA12 for high performance applications. Parts printed from this fine industrial-grade powder show high tensile strength, elasticity and exceptional impact resistance. Moreover, end parts do not splinter in crash situations thanks to the material's high ductility.

 

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Examples of applications using Adsint® PA11 CF

  • Industrial applications
  • Functional prototypes
  • Small series
  • Motor sports
  • High-strength parts with extra stiffness
  • Parts able to withstand high mechanical stress, such as living hinges and snap fits
  • Parts that come in contact with chemicals, detergents or oils
  • Connectors and enclosures

Properties of Adsint® PA11 CF

  • A bio-based PA11 powder reinforced with carbon fibers
  • High tensile strength and elasticity
  • Excellent impact resistance
  • Exceptionally rigid end parts that do not splinter on impact
  • Mechanical properties may be influenced by the direction of carbon fiber
  • Excellent surface quality (very smooth)
  • Resistant to bases, acids, salts, oils, and grease
  • Solid black with deep mat finish
  • Weather resistant (UV)
  • Refresh rate of 35-50%

Which 3D printers should I use with Adsint® PA11 CF?

You can process Adsint® PA11 CF on most conventional SLS machines. We provide printer processing guidelines including parameters to help you get the most out of this industrial-grade plastic powder. In addition, consultancy and on-site support is available to help ensure the material performs on your printer.

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Our services for Adsint® PA11 CF

Services available for Adsint® PA11 CF

  • On-site training with Forward AM experts
  • Process guidelines and consultancy on printing parameters for smooth printing right from the start
  • Support from our experts is only a click or call away

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Engineering and optimization services

  • Design optimization services for increased printability and performance of your part
  • Simulations for predicting part properties before printing to boost process efficiency
  • Consulting on and supply of functional and decorative surface treatments to turn 3D-printed part into marketable products

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Related Products

Ultrasint® PA6 MF 

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Ultrasint® PA6 LM 

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Ultrasint® PP 

Attractive pricing makes this polypropylene powder for SLS machines an interesting alternative to PA12 in mass production

 

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