3D Print Tough, Heat-Resistant Parts

Engineers and designers use PC-ABS in demanding applications like power-tool prototyping and industrial equipment manufacturing. Tough, durable and heat-resistant, PC-ABS results in stronger parts and prototypes that mimic the material properties of the final product. PC-ABS works with soluble support, so complex parts with deep internal cavities take no extra effort.


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196 J/m

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HDT @ 66 psi


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Flexural Strength

68 MPa

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Tensile Strength

41 MPa

The NASA Mars rover includes several FDM parts printed in PC-ABS.

3D Printed Mars Rover Parts

NASA engineers drew on ingenuity and advanced FDM technology

NASA depends on ABS, PC-ABS and other polycarbonate materials for 3D-printed parts on the Mars rover. FDM production-grade thermoplastics like PC-ABS produce parts that are lightweight but durable enough for rugged environments.

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