FDM Nylon CF12 - Carbon Fiber - An Industrial FDM 3D Printing Material

Nylon 12 Carbon Fibre

FDM Thermoplastic
Carbon Reinforced.

FDM Nylon 12 Carbon Fibre (Nylon 12CF) combines nylon 12 and chopped carbon fibre to achieve the highest flexural strength and stiffness-to-weight ratio of any FDM material. Nylon 12CF provides a cleaner carbon fibre additive process than SLA with equivalent strength properties.

Lightweight Strength.

FDM Nylon 12CF offers the strength and rigidity to replace metal in certain applications. Replace heavy metal tools with lighter, ergonomic carbon fibre FDM tools. Validate designs faster with carbon fibre functional prototypes instead of costly and time-consuming metal prototypes.

Typical Applications

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Production Parts

Low-volume production and highly customised parts.

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Functional prototypes in high-demand applications.

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Jigs, fixtures, end-of-arm tools.


FDM Nylon CF12

Performance Properties

flexural modulus

Flexural Strength*

Nylon 12CF : 142MPa
Nylon 12 : 67MPa
ABS-M30 : 60MPa


Tensile Strength (Ultimate)*

Nylon 12CF : 76MPa
Nylon 12 : 46MPa
ABS-M30 : 32MPa

Compatible 3D Printers


Fortus 450mc

The Stratasys' Fortus 450mc is ideal for a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing, where strong and durable parts are required. Its advanced features, large build volume, and reliable performance make it an excellent choice for industrial applications where accuracy, repeatability, and consistency are critical.

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Best-In-Class F900 Industrial Large Build 3D Printer is an excellent choice for industrial applications that require large, high-quality parts with exceptional accuracy and durability. Its advanced features, massive build volume, and reliable performance make it a top choice for industries such as aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing.

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F3300 3D printer


Print up to twice as fast and lower your cost per part with the F3300.

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FDM Nylon 12CF Material Datasheet


FDM Nylon 12CF Safety Datasheet

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Material Testing Procedure