The inside track on new 3D printable carbon fiber and flexible materials from Stratasys

The inside track on new 3D printable carbon fiber and flexible materials from Stratasys

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), has released two advanced materials: FDM Nylon 12CF and Agilus30. FDM Nylon 12CF is rigid and ideal for functional prototypes and end-use components in automotive and aerospace industries. By comparison, Agilus30 is rubber-like, and suitable for prototyping flexible, water-resistant components. “A game-changer” for rapid prototyping FDM Nylon 12CF is the company’s best stiffness-to-weight ratio material to date. Chopped carbon fibers constitute 35% of the material’s net weight. Cycle manufacturer and retailer Utah Trikes, based in Payson, UT, was a beta tester of the material. They produced a prototype of a reclining four wheeled […]

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