PC-ISO Biocompatible

Production-grade Thermoplastic

PC-ISO (polycarbonate-ISO), an industrial thermoplastic, which in its raw state, is biocompatible (ISO 10993 USP Class VI) and can be gamma or EtO sterilized.

PC-ISO is commonly used in food and drug packaging and medical device manufacturing because of the material’s strength and medical compatibility. When combined with a Stratasys  3D Printer, PC-ISO gives you parts that can be used for  conceptual modeling, functional prototyping, and production parts.

PC-ISO 3D printed part

PC-ISO Material Properties

Behaviour and use


57 MPa


2000 MPa

HDT @ 66 PSI



86 J/m

Main Uses

PC-ISO blends are widely used throughout packaging and medical device manufactures. The PC-ISO material used to build the FDM parts is USP Class VI approved and also ISO 10993-1 rated.

Top Applications
  • Food packaging
  • Drug packaging
  • Medical device manufacturing

FDM Materials Profile

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PC-ISO Specification & Features

Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6388,300 psi57 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D638289,800 psi2,000 MPa
Tensile Elongation (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6384%4%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D79013,100 psi90 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D790310,400 psi2,100 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23 °C)ASTM D2561.6 ft-lb/in86 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23 °C)ASTM D2561 ft-lb/in53 J/m


Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psiASTM D648271 °F133 °C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psiASTM D648260 °F127 °C
Glass Transition (Tg)DMA (SSYS)322 °F161 °C
Vicat SofteningISO 306282 °F139 °C
Melting Point---------------Not ApplicableNot Applicable


Volume ResistivityASTM D2571.5x10 8.0x10 ohm-cm
Dielectric ConstantASTM D150-983.0 - 2.8
Dissipation FactorASTM D150-98.0009 - .0005
Dielectric StrengthASTM D149-09, Method A370 - 70 V/mil


Specific GravityASTM D7921.2


Stratasys F900
Fortus 450mc
0.013 inch (0.330 mm)
0.010 inch (0.254 mm)
0.007 inch (0.178 mm)
Translucent Natural

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology

Advantages of 3D printing PC-ISO 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. PC-ISO 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 PC-ISO material

Fortus 380mc

Fortus 450mc

A workhorse 3D printer for engineers that require demanding flexibility to print larger-sized or many parts in an array of engineering-grade materials with high speed and unfailing throughput.

Stratasys F900 Production Machine

Stratasys F900

The Stratasys F900 is the ultimate manufacturing-grade production 3D printer with the widest array of engineering-grade materials, maximum throughput, largest build platform, and highest accuracy.

Need to 3D print with PC-ISO?

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 PC-ISO material