Nylon’s ability to withstand high temperatures and it’s durability combine to give it above average abrasion resistance. Thus it is an excellent material for replacement parts in a manufacturing facility or distribution center.
- MakerBot PVA
|Heat Deflection (ASTM 648, 66 psi)||196°F||91°C|
|Flexural Modulus (ASTM D790, 15 mm/min)||250,000 psi||1,700 MPa|
|Tensile Strength at yield (ASTM D638, 50 mm/min)||9,570 psi||66 MPa|
|Tensile Modulus (ASTM D638, 50 mm/min)||319,000 psi||2,200 MPa|
|Strain at Yield - Elongation (%)||>10%||>10%|
|Notched Impact Strength (ASTM D256)||3.5 ft-lb/in||187 J/m|
Specifications based on data provided by the material supplier. Actual printed part specs may vary based on part geometry and print parameters selected.
Nylon is widely used in the automotive and industrial products industries for end use parts and functional prototypes:
- Manufacturing tools/fixtures with repetitive motions or applied force
- Articulated parts, snap fits, living hinges
- Air intakes