Ultrafuse® PC/ABS FR

A V-0 flame retardant blend of Polycarbonate and ABS, two of the most used thermoplastics for engineering & electrical applications.

Buy the material

Description

Ultrafuse® PC/ABS FR Black is a V-0 flame retardant blend of Polycarbonate and ABS – two of the most used thermoplastics for engineering & electrical applications. The combination of these two materials results in a premium material with a mix of the excellent mechanical properties of PC and the comparably low printing temperature of ABS. Combined with a halogen free flame retardant, parts printed with Ultrafuse® PC/ABS FR Black feature great tensile and impact strength, higher thermal resistance than ABS and can fulfill the requirements of the UL94 V-0 standard.

Benefits at a Glance

  • Fulfills flame retardancy according to UL 94 V-0 (@1.5mm & 3.0mm)
  • Outstanding aesthetics
  • Strong layer adhesion
  • High print speeds possible

Example Applications

  • Applications which require flame retardancy like
    • Housing for Raspberry pi
    • Sockets and plugs
    • Housing for handheld devices or powertools
    • Automotive components

Material Properties

  • Tensile Strength (MPa): 17.3 (ZX), 50.1 (XY)
  • Flexural Modulus (MPa): 1810 (ZX), 2200 (XZ), 2550 (XY)
  • Elongation at Break: 0.8 % (ZX), 10.7 % (XY)
  • Impact Strength Izod notched (kJ/m2): 1.8 (ZX), 30.3 (XZ), 16.8 (XY)
  • Impact Strength Izod unnotched (kJ/m2): 3.0 (ZX), 87.9 (XZ), 57.0 (XY)
  • HDT @ 0.45 MPa: 86 oC

Printing Guidelines*

  • Nozzle Temperature: 260-280 °C
  • Build Chamber Temperature: Closed chamber, passively heated
  • Bed Temperature: 90 - 110 °C
  • Bed Material: Glass
  • Nozzle Diameter: ≥ 0.4 mm
  • Print Speed: 30 -50 mm / s

*The product data is provided in good faith and represents typical properties based on our current knowledge and experience; these data are not to be construed as specification limits or mini- mum values. Product properties may be changed without notice. This document does not create any liability, warranty or guarantee of product performance. It is the buyer’s responsibility to determine the suitability of Ultrafuse® products for the intended application.

Next Steps

Get in touch

Do you have questions about our materials, technologies or services? Get in touch now!

Get in touch

More Ultrafuse® Engineering Filaments