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Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber

FDM Thermoplastic

Carbon Reinforced.

FDM Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber (Nylon 12CF) combines nylon 12 and chopped carbon fiber to achieve the highest flexural strength and stiffness-to-weight ratio of any FDM material. Nylon 12CF provides a cleaner carbon fiber 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 fiber FDM tools. Validate designs faster with carbon fiber functional prototypes instead of costly and time-consuming metal prototypes.

Typical applications


Functional prototypes in high-demand applications.



Jigs, fixtures, end-of-arm tools.


Production Parts

Low-volume production and highly customized parts.


Performance properties

Flexural Strength*

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

Tensile Strength (Ultimate)*

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

HDT @ 66 PSI

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


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

Compatible printers

FDM Nylon 12CF product data sheet

FDM Nylon 12CF safety data sheet

Material testing procedure

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