ULTEM 1010 resin is a high-performance FDM® thermoplastic that offers excellent strength, thermal stability and the ability to withstand steam autoclaving.
ULTEM™ 1010 resin is available in a general-purpose grade as well as a certified grade (CG) for those customers who want to take advantage of food-contact certification for special applications including food production tools and custom medical applications. ULTEM 1010 resin offers the highest heat resistance, chemical resistance and tensile strength of any FDM thermoplastic and is ideal for aerospace and automotive applications.
ULTEM 1010 Material Properties
Behaviour and use
ULTEM 1010 resin offers the highest heat resistance, chemical resistance and tensile strength of any FDM thermoplastic. The certified grade of this material is bio-compatible and approved for food contact with NSF 51 and ISO 10993/USP Class VI certifications. Ideal for automotive, aerospace, medical and food production industries.
- Custom tools for metal, plastic or composite parts fabrication
- Medical tools like surgical guides that can withstand steam autoclaving
- Temperature-resistant dies, patterns and fixtures for food production
- Out-of-cabin aerospace components and under-the-hood automotive components including housings, ducts and semi-structural components
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ULTEM 1010 Specification & Features
|Mechanical Properties||Test Method||Value|
|XZ Orientation||ZX Orientation|
|Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)||ASTM D638||64 MPa
|Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)||ASTM D638||81 MPa
|Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)||ASTM D638||2,770 MPa 402,000 psi||2,200 MPa
|Tensile Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)||ASTM D638||3.3%||2.0%|
|Tensile Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)||ASTM D638||2.2%||1.5%|
|Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D790||144 MPa
|Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D790||2,820 MPa
|Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D790||No break||3.5%|
|IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C)||ASTM D256||41 J/m
|IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C)||ASTM D256||326 J/m
6.1 ft-lb f/in
|Compressive Strength, Yield (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D695||134 MPa
|Compressive Strength, Ultimate (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D695||No break||15,500 psi|
|Compressive Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)||ASTM D695||10,000 MPa
|Thermal Properties||Test Method||English||Metric|
|Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125” unannealed||ASTM D648||421°F||216°C|
|Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125” unannealed||ASTM D648||415°F||213°C|
|Vicat Softening Temperature (Rate B/50)||ASTM D1525||416°F||214°C|
|Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)||DSC (SSYS)||419°F||215°C|
|Coefficient of Thermal Expansion||ASTM E831||26x10 in/(in·°F)||47 µm/(m·°C)|
|Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow)||ASTM E831||25x10 in/(in·°F)||41 µm/(m·°C)|
|Melting Point||---------------||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|Electrical Properties||Test Method||Value Range|
|Volume Resistivity||ASTM D257||1.0 x10 - 8.96x10 ohm-cm|
|Dielectric Constant||ASTM D150-98||2.67|
|Dissipation Factor||ASTM D150-98||.001|
|Dielectric Strength||ASTM D149-09, Method A||240 V/mil|
|Specific Gravity||ASTM D792||1.27|
|Rockwell Hardness||ASTM D785||109|
|Flame Classification||UL94||V0 (1.5 mm), V0, 5VA (3 mm)|
|Oxygen Index||ASTM D2863||0.44|
|Vertical Burn||FAR 25.853 (Test a (60s), passes at)||4 seconds|
|OSU Total Heat Release (2 min test, . 060” thick)||FAR 25.853||35.7 kW min/m2|
|Food Safety Certification||NSF 51||Certified|
|Bio-compatibility Certification||ISO 10993||Certified|
|Burn Testing||Test Method||Value|
|Horizontal Burn (15 sec)||14 CFR/FAR 25.853||Passed (.060” thick)|
|Vertical Burn (60 sec)||14 CFR/FAR 25.853||Passed (.060” thick)|
|Vertical Burn (12 sec)||14 CFR/FAR 25.853||Passed (.060” thick)|
|45° Ignition||14 CFR/FAR 25.853||Passed (.060” thick)|
|Heat Release||14 CFR/FAR 25.853||Passed (.060” thick)|
|NBS Smoke Density (flaming)||ASTM F814/E662||Passed (.060” thick)|
|NBS Smoke Density (non-flaming)||ASTM F814/E662||Passed (.060” thick)|
|System Availability||Layer Thickness Capability||Support Structure||Available Colours|
|0.010 inch (0.254 mm)
0.013 inch (0.333 mm)
0.020 inch (0.508 mm)
Compatible 3D Printers
Stratasys Machines that can print with ULTEM 1010 material
Fortus 380mc / 450mc
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