Aluminum-Filled Powder With Excellent Machinability

Overview

Alumide is a metallic grey, aluminium-filled polyamide 12 powder, which is characterised by its high stiffness, metallic
appearance and good post-processing possibilities. Alumide is suitable for complex models, prototypes, small series of components and functional models.

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Material Performance

Impact
Strength

4.6 kJ/m2

Heat Deflection
Temperature

177°C

 

Flexural
Strength

72 MPa

Tensile
Strength

48 MPa

Material Highlights

Features

  • Simple post-processing
  • High temperature performance
  • High stiffness
  • Excellent dimensional accuracy

Uses

  • Metal-like applications
  • Parts where machining is needed
  • Tool inserts for injecting and molding small production runs

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Material Colours

metal

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Technical Specifications

Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodMetricU.S.
Tensile Strength
(MPa/PSI)
ASTM D638486962
Tensile Modulus
(MPa/KSI)
 ASTM D6383800551
Elongation at Break (%)ASTM D63844
Flexural Strength
(MPa/PSI)
ASTM D7907210443
Flexural Modulus
(MPa/KSI)
ASTM D7903600522
Impact Strength
(J/m /Ft-lbs/in)
ASTM D256
Heat Deflection
Temperature
ASTM D 648177 °C351 °F
Hardness, Shore D ASTM D22407676

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