Ultrasint® PA6

The Best Material Solution for Durable Parts with Outstanding High Temperature Performance

Ultrasint® PA6 redefines the horizon for Powder Bed Fusion applications: Where other PBF materials show limitations, Ultrasint® PA6 surpasses them. With PA6 being one of the most popular technical polymers for serial production applications, we have added an array of superior material properties to make Ultrasint® PA6 the best material solution for durable parts. Ultrasint® PA6 boasts high strength and rigidity, uncompromising media tightness, as well as excellent thermal distortion and heat-ageing performance. Compared to conventional injection moulded PA6, Ultrasint® PA6 shows a superior performance with a lower water uptake.
Combining high thermal resistance with outstanding mechanical performance, it is the material of choice for advanced technical applications in tough environments.

Benefits at a Glance

  • High strength and rigidity
  • Media tightness as-printed
  • High HDTs
  • Excellent heat-ageing performance
  • Colours: White

Example Applications

  • Engine compartment parts
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Piping and media flow/storage parts
  • Fluid reservoirs
  • Multi-purpose industrial goods

Ultrasint® PA6 – Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength

54 MPa

Young’s Modulus

1600 MPa

Elongation at Break

51 %

Charpy Impact unnotched

13 kJ/m²

HDT B (0.45 MPa, dry)

194 °C

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Ultrasint® PP nat 01

Powder for PBF

Ultrasint® PA6 LM

  • Superior heat stability
  • Suitable for conventional SLS machines
Ultrasint® PP nat 01

Powder for PBF

Ultrasint® PA6 MF

  • Superior strength and stiffness
  • Properties similar to those of injection molding materials
Ultrasint® TPU01 for HP JF

PBF Case Study

Giving Wings to Aerospace

  • Pressure-loss optimized air duct for the aerospace industry
  • End-to-end solution combined with broad materials spectrum