Ultrafuse® PA6 GF30

X-Strand GF30-PA6

Developed by Owens Corning, a world leader in composite solutions, X-STRAND GF30-PA6 filament for 3D printing is a reinforced material designed to be compatible with any standard Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printer (1.75 and 2.85 mm diameters available).


Ultrafuse PC GF30 is a Polycarbonate, reinforced with 30% glass fiber content. The fibers in this compound are specially designed for 3D-printing filaments and are compatible with a wide range of standard FFF 3D-printers. Ultrafuse PC GF30 is designed for functional prototyping and demanding applications such as industrial tooling, transportation, electronics, small appliances, sports & leisure.

Benefits at a Glance

  • Very high stiffness and strength (up to +250% compare to ABS)
  • High wear resistance
  • Large operational temperature range (-20°C to 120°C)
  • Excellent layer adhesion
  • Good chemical and UV resistance
  • Reduced warping effect compared to neat PA6

Example Applications

  • Functional prototyping
  • Industrial tooling
  • Transportation
  • Electronics

Material Properties

  • Tensile Strength (MPa): 102 (XY)
  • Flexural Modulus (MPa): 6100 (XY)
  • Elongation at Break: 2.1 % (XY)
  • Impact Strength Izod notched (kJ/m2): -
  • Impact Strength Izod unnotched (kJ/m2): -
  • HDT @ 1.8 MPa: 124 oC

Printing Guidelines*

  • Nozzle Temperature: 220 - 280 °C
  • Build Chamber Temperature: -
  • Bed Temperature: 80 - 110 °C
  • Bed Material: Perforated plate, PEI flat plate or PI (Kapton) tape
  • Nozzle Diameter: ≥ 0.4 mm
  • Print Speed: 30-100 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.

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