Affordable Thermoplastics Available in Six Colours

ABS-M30 is up to 25-70% stronger than standard ABS and is ideal for conceptual modeling, functional prototyping, manufacturing tools and end-use parts. Bring your product to market faster with this strong and affordable material.


ABS-M30 is a production-grade thermoplastic material made possible with FDM technology providing realistic functional tests results along with smoother parts with finer details.  ABS-M30 has a greater tensile, impact, and flexural strength than standard ABS. With the ability to print in six different colours, this material is the perfect material for 3D printing concept models, moderate-requirement parts including functional prototypes, jigs, fixtures, manufacturing tooling and production parts.



Material Performance

True production-grade thermoplastic that is durable enough to perform virtually the same as production parts.


160 J/m XZ axis

Heat Deflection



60 MPa XZ axis
48 MPa ZX axis


31 MPa XZ axis
26 MPa ZX axis

Material Highlights


  • Opaque
  • Impact-resistant
  • Strong and durable
  • Dimensionally Stable


  • Xtend 500 material boxes for up to 400 hours of unattended build time
  • Six colours, plus the option for custom colours
  • Can be smoothed to achieve the gloss of injection-molded ABS


  • General-purpose prototyping
  • Concept models
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Production parts


  • Accurate
  • Reliable functional testing with familiar ABS plastic
  • Hands-free support removal

Performance Scale

Material Colours


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Build durable and high-quality parts with FDM. Consisting of production-grade thermoplastics, parts 3D printed with FDM are affordable, mechanically strong and stable over time.


Technical Specifications

Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglish XZ AxisEnglish ZX AxisMetric XZ AxisMetric ZX Axis
Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6384,550 psi3,750 psi31 MPa26 MPa
Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D6384,650 psi4,050 psi32 MPa28 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D638320,000 psi310,000 psi2,230 MPa2,180 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6387%2%7%2%
Tensile Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min)ASTM D6382%1%2%1%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D7908,700 psi7,000 psi60 MPa48 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D790300,000 psi250,000 psi2,060 MPa1,760 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D7904%3.5%4%3.5%
Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglish XZ AxisMetric XZ Axis
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C)ASTM D2562.4 ft-lb/n128 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C)ASTM D2565.6 ft-lb/in300 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)DMA (SSYS)226°F108°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (flow)ASTM E8314.90×10-05 in/in/°F8.82×10-05 mm/mm/°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow)ASTM E8314.70×10-05 in/in/°F8.46×10-05 mm/mm/°C
Melting PointNANA
Electrical PropertiesTest MethodOrientationValue Range
Volume ResistivityASTM D257XZ Axis4.0×1015 – 3.3×1016 ohm-cm
Dielectric ConstantASTM D150-98XZ Axis2.6-2.86
Dissipation FactorASTM D150-98XZ Axis0.0048 – 0.0054
Dielectric StrengthASTM D149-09, Method AXZ Axis100 V/mil
Dielectric StrengthASTM D149-09, Method AXZ Axis360 V/mil
OtherTest MethodValue
Specific GravityASTM D7921.04
Flame ClassificationUL94HB (0.09″, 2.50mm)
UL File NumberE345258
Rockwell HardnessASTM D785109.5


System Compatibility

Fortus 900

Frotus 450mc 3D Printer

Fortus 450mc