FDM nylon 6 fixture

FDM Nylon 6 is a good choice for tough, strong tooling fixtures.

The Benefits of Nylon 6 in an FDM Filament

FDM Nylon 6 combines the strength and toughness of Nylon 6 with the dependability and durability of FDM technology for additive manufactured tools, prototypes and production parts.

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Strong and Impact Resistant

FDM Nylon 6 possesses excellent strength and stiffness while maintaining good impact resistance among the Nylon family of materials. It fills the niche between the more flexible FDM Nylon 12 and the high rigidity of FDM Nylon 12CF. This combination makes it a good choice for tooling that can handle the rigors of a production environment. 

BEHAVIOR AND USE

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tensile strength

49.3 MPa (XZ Axis)    28.9 MPa (ZX Axis)

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tensile modulus

2232 MPa (XZ Axis)   1817 MPa (ZX Axis)

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HDT @ 264 psi

93 °C  

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106 J/m

Nylon 6 FDM