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ABS Kevlar

Aramid-fiber-reinforced ABS  

Spectrum ABS Kevlar is a structural composite filament based on ABS with the addition of  aramid fibers, commonly known as Kevlar. The demand for properties better than  those offered by standard ABS, for durability and for increased tensile strength set in motion actions aimed at combining the very good properties of ABS with aramid fibers.

The applied modifications led to reduced shrinkage, excellent adhesion to work platforms and reduced material density, which means that the printed elements are slightly lighter than their counterparts made with standard ABS. The excellent dimensional stability makes it possible to 3D print objects with accurate dimensions, which is especially important for projects consisting of multiple parts.

Available diameters:
  • 1.75mm
  • 2.85mm

Technical data

Material:
ABS
Available diameter:
1.75 [mm]
Available weight:
750 [g]
Diameter tolerance:
+/- 0.05 [mm]
Thermal resistance:
95 [°C]
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YES (course of diameter ? online graph - on the entire length of the spool, mean diameter, ovality, standard deviation individually for each manufactured spool)

How to use

Nozzle temperature:
250-270°C
Bed temperature:
100°C
Heated chamber:
not required
Print speed:
30-70 mm/s
Flowrate:
100-105%
Retraction - direct:
1-3 mm
Retraction - bowden:
4-6 mm
Retraction speed:
25-45 mm/s

Material characteristics

  • industrial-grade material
  • material enriched with aramid fibres
  • Vicat softening point: 95°C
  • heat deflection temperature (HDT): 88°C
  • high rigidity and impact strength
  • high mechanical strength
  • very strong layer lamination

Applications

  • automotive industry
  • manufacture of parts for end use
  • manufacturing tools
  • functional prototyping
  • non-standard components
  • assembly tools
  • manufacture of housings and covers
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Where to buy

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A wide range of products

Wide portfolio consisting of over 50 filaments with a versatile range of properties and applications, divided into three segments: desktop easy-to-use, industrial grade and high performance.

High quality

Innovation, extrusion know-how and highest quality filaments are the pillars of Spectrum’s philosophy. Our team is working continously on the development of new materials and their applications.

European made

All filaments from our portfolio are in-house made. We use modern production lines equipped with non-standard solutions to obtain highest quality final product.

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Our qualified support team helps at every stage from material selection to the 3D printing process.

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