FDM Nylon-CF10 (Carbon Fiber)

Production-grade Thermoplastic

FDM® Nylon-CF10 is a strong carbon fiber-filled material that is stiff and chemically resistant. Available on the Stratasys F190™CR and F370®CR 3D printers.

Typical applications include Metal forming dies, Press brakes, End effectors, Soft jaws, Alignment and assembly fixtures, Clamping tools, and Drill guides.

FDM® Nylon-CF10 is a composite material combining a blended nylon polymer with 10% chopped carbon fiber (by weight), enhancing the material’s strength and rigidity.

FDM Nylon-CF10 Material Properties

Behaviour and use


67.6 MPa (XZ Axis)
24.7 MPa (ZX Axis)


4.15 GPa (XZ Axis)
1.57 GPa (ZX Axis)

HDT @ 66 PSI



202.7 J/m (XZ Axis)
36.4 J/m (ZX Axis)

Main Uses

The ability to replace machined jigs and fixtures quickly

  • Upgraded, lightweight, convenient designs made possible by FDM Nylon-CF10’s high strength-to-weight ratio
  • Soluble support for geometrically complex designs
  • Solid parts with consistent print reliability
Top Applications
  • Metal forming dies
  • Press brakes
  • End effectors
  • Soft jaws
  • Alignment and assembly fixtures
  • Clamping tools
  • Drill guides

FDM Nylon-CF10 Material Profile

Learn more about 3D printing FDM parts

Supplement your fixture and part fabrication with FDM composite 3D printing to gain speed, throughput, and cost benefits.

Make workholding fixtures, soft jaws, and component parts with composite 3D printing in a fraction of the time and cost it takes to machine a metal equivalent.

FDM Material Applications

Learn how designers and engineers are using FDM Materials

FDM Nylon-CF10 Specification & Features

PropertyTest MethodXYXZ/ZX
HDT @ 66 psiASTM D648 Method B58 °C (136 °F))77 °C (171 °F)
HDT @ 264 psiASTM D648
Method B
52 °C (126 °F)62 °C (144 °F)
TgASTM D7426
Inflection Point
109 °C
CTE (XY)ASTM E831 (RT to 60 °C)94 μm/[m*°C]79 μm/[m*°C]
CTE (Z)ASTM E831 (RT to 60 °C)180 μm/[m*°C]148 μm/[m*°C]
Volume ResistanceASTM D2571.88E+15 Ohms-cm4.25E+13 Ohms-cm
Specific GravityASTM D257@23 °C1.1411

Values are measured as printed. XY, XZ, and ZX orientations were tested.

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology

Advantages of 3D printing FDM Nylon-CF10 with a Stratasys FDM Machine

Tough long-lasting parts

FDM technology works with engineering-grade thermoplastics to build strong, long-lasting and dimensionally stable parts with the best accuracy and repeatability of any 3D printing technology. FDM Nylon-CF10 parts are tough enough to be used as advanced conceptual models, functional prototypes, manufacturing tools and production parts.

Meet production demands

FDM systems are as versatile and durable as the parts they produce. Advanced FDM 3D Printers boast the largest build envelopes and material capacities in their class, delivering longer, uninterrupted build times, bigger parts and higher quantities than other additive manufacturing systems, delivering high throughput, duty cycles and utilization rates.

Gain new possibilities

FDM 3D Printers streamline processes from design through manufacturing, reducing costs and eliminating traditional barriers along the way. Industries can cut lead times and costs, products turn out better and get to market faster.

Compatible 3D Printers

Stratasys Machines that can print with FDM Nylon-CF10 material

Stratasys F123CR

Stratasys F123CR

The Stratasys F123CR Composite 3D Printers F190CR and F370CR produce carbon fiber-reinforced composite material production parts for tooling.

Need to 3D print with FDM Nylon-CF10?

Call us free at  1-877-219-6757  to speak to an expert, or send us your CAD model and we'll 3D print it with FDM Nylon-CF10 material