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Nylon PA 11

It is more flexible and impact resistant than PA12, and is more environmentally friendly; moreover is resistant to many chemicals, offers excellent wear and abrasion resistance, and has low friction properties.

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  • More flexible than PA12
    and more impact resistant
  • Produced from green renewable sources
  • Better to reproduce small details and low thicknesses


  • Larger tolerances with respect to PA12
  • A little hygroscopic
  • More expensive than PA12


  • 3D printing process: MJF
  • Tolerance: < 100mm ± 0,50mm; > 100mm ± 0,5%
  • Max size: 380 x 284 x 380 mm; 15 x 11.2 x 15 in
  • Lead time: <5 days


Nylon PA11 is a superior engineering thermoplastic that provides superior performance for a wide range of applications. It is more flexible and impact resistant than PA12, offers better chemical resistance, and is more environmentally friendly than other engineering thermoplastics. 

PA11 is suitable for a wide range of industrial applications as it has excellent mechanical properties and can withstand heavy impacts and vibrations. Additionally, it is a bio-based material derived from renewable resources, such as castor oil and sugarcane, making it a more eco-friendly option than traditional thermoplastics.

The mechanical properties of this material give it superior performance when compared to other thermoplastics, making it the ideal material for applications that require superior strength and impact resistance. It is also more heat resistant than other plastics, and can withstand for a limited time temperatures up to 250°C. Furthermore, it is a lightweight material, making it perfect for applications where weight is a major factor.

Nylon PA11 is also highly resistant to wear and tear, meaning it is ideal for applications that require superior durability. It also has superior resistance to a range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and solvents, making it a great choice for applications that require superior chemical resistance.

Overall, nylon PA11 is an excellent choice for manufacturers looking for a sustainable, reliable, and high-performance thermoplastic. With its superior mechanical properties, superior chemical resistance, and superior environmental performance, it is the perfect material for a wide range of applications.


Tensile breaking load 54 MPa
Modulus of elasticity 1743 MPa
Elongation at break 39%
Flexural modulus 1400 MPa
HDT 0.45 MPa 185 ºC
Izod impact resistance 7 kJ/m²



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