3D printing with static-dissipative parts

ABS-ESD7 is the best FDM printing material for printing with static-dissipative thermoplastic. With incredible durability, this material is suited for end-use components, electronic products, and assembly of electronic components.

Overview

For applications where a static charge could damage components, impair performance, or cause an explosion, ABS-ESD7 offers a safe and suitable FDM material for printing. This prevents a build-up of static electricity where a static shock is prevented. Static dissipation also makes the material ideal for applications int he presence of powders, dust, and mist that might otherwise be attracted to a plastic part.

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Material Performance

ABS thermoplastic with static dissipative properties for applications where a static charge can damage products, impair their performance or cause an explosion.

IZOD IMPACT,
NOTCHED

28 J/m XZ axis

Heat Deflection
Temperature

96°C

Flexural
Strength

61 MPa XZ axis

Tensile
Strength

36 MPa XZ axis

Material Highlights

Characteristics

  • Static dissipative
  • Opaque
  • Strong and durable
  • Dimensionally stable

Options

  • Comes in Black only with a soluble, hands-free support material

Uses

  • Jigs and fixtures for assembling electronic or static-sensitive products
  • Functional prototypes of fuel storage and delivery products, cases, enclosures and packaging

Advantages

  • Static-buildup prevention
  • Hands-free support removal

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Technical Specifications

Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglish Metric
Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6385,200 psi36 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638350,000 psi2,400 MPa
Tensile Elongation (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6383%3%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D7908,800 psi61 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D790350,000 psi2,400 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C)ASTM D2560.5 ft-lb/in28 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C)ASTM D2561.1 ft-lb/in55 J/m
Thermal PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125” unannealedASTM D648204°F96°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125” unannealedASTM D648180°F82°C
Vicat Softening Temperature (Rate B/50)ASTM D1525210°F99°C
Glass Transition (Tg)DSC (SSYS)226°F108°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (flow)ASTM E8314.95 in/in/°F8.825 mm/mm/°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow)ASTM E8314.75 in/in/°F8.465 mm/mm/°C
Melting PointNANA
Thermal PropertiesTest MethodValue Range
ASTM D257ASTM D2573.0×109
– 4.0×1010 ohm-cm
Surface ResistanceASTM D257106 – 109 ohms
OtherTest MethodValue
Specific GravityASTM D7921.04
Flame ClassificationUL94HB (0.06*, 1.5mm)
Rockwell HardnessASTM D785109.5

System Compatibility

Fortus 450mc 3D Printer

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Fortus 900mc