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Nylon PA6 carbon fiber

A strong, stiff and heat-resistant composite combining the properties of carbon fiber and nylon. It has excellent chemical resistance, low friction, and high impact strength. It is lightweight, making it attractive for aerospace and automotive applications.

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Nylon PA6 carbon fiber 3d printing


  • More flexible than PA12 CF
  • Higher elongation at break
  • Lightness
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Dimensional stability


  • Difficult to paint
  • Layers can be visible


  • 3D printing process: FDM
  • Tolerance: < 100mm ± 0,60mm; > 100mm ± 0,75%
  • Max size: 380 x 284 x 380 mm; 15 x 11.2 x 15 in
  • Lead time: <3 days


Nylon PA6 CF (nylon PA6 with added carbon fiber) is an innovative composite material that combines the strength and stiffness of carbon fiber with the easy machinability and low cost of nylon.

Compared to PA12 CF it is slightly more elastic and more impact resistant.

It is lightweight yet highly durable, making it ideal for a range of applications. It has superior heat resistance, high impact strength, excellent chemical resistance, and low friction properties. This makes it perfect for applications requiring high performance in demanding environments.

Nylon PA6 CF is used in a variety of industries for its superior strength and durability.

It is ideal for automotive and aerospace components due to its lightweight yet strong characteristics. It is also perfect for medical devices, due to its low friction and excellent chemical resistance. Additionally, it is used in industrial and consumer products, such as sporting goods, tooling, and other components that require high performance and durability.

Nylon PA6 CF is a cost-effective alternative to traditional materials such as aluminum and steel. It is easy to machine and fabricate, allowing for a wide range of customization and design possibilities. It is also an environmentally friendly material, as it can be recycled and reused.

Overall, nylon PA6 CF is an ideal material for applications that require high performance and durability in demanding environments. It is lightweight, strong, and heat resistant, making it perfect for automotive and aerospace components.

It is also low friction, chemically resistant, and easy to machine and fabricate, making it an excellent choice for a variety of industrial and consumer products.


Tensile breaking load 63 MPa
Modulus of elasticity 2367 MPa
Elongation at break 8%
Flexural modulus 5224 MPa
HDT 0.45 MPa 179 ºC
Izod impact resistance 12 kJ/m²



After searching a lot for the perfect material, I finally found the perfect solution in nylon PA6 CF - stiff but not too much, more resistant to impacts, combined with its low friction, allowed me to create the perfect solution for my project.


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