3DXTech CarbonX Ultem 1.75mm 500g

3DXTech have used premium Sabic Ultem (PEI) polymer and chopped carbon fibres to create an extremely strong and stiff material that is a great lightweight option for replacing metal parts.

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CarbonX CF Ultem is manufactured with high-quality PEI (Polyetherimide) polymer and premium chopped carbon fibre to create a filament with excellent strength, stiffness and dimensional stability. A great lightweight alternative for metal parts, this filament is an ideal choice for the automotive, aerospace and gas + oil industries.

Key Features:

  • High thermal properties: (Tg) of 217°C
  • Exceptional strength and stiffness, even at higher temperatures
  • Inherent flame resistance
  • Long-term hydrolytic stability
  • good chemical resistance, including alcohols, automotive fluids and aqueous solutions

Guideline Print Settings

Nozzle TemperatureBuild Plate TemperatureHeated Build ChamberBed Adhesion
360-390°C 140-160°C Recommended PEI or KaptonTape or sheet

Additional Tips For 3D Printing Ultem/PEI

  • Due to abrasive fibres present in this filament, it is strongly recommended to use hardened nozzles with a minimum diameter of 0.4mm when printing, to reduce wear.
  • Ideal layer height is 60% of nozzle diameter - minimum 0.25mm layer height

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