3D Printing
High quality filaments incorporating unique materials from Mitsubishi Chemical.
Filament Comparison Chart
  ABS PLA PRIMALLOY PET-G PP BVOH DURABIO
Made from Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Polylactic Acid Thermoplastic ester elastomer (TPEE) Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Polypropylene Butenediol Vinyl Alcohol Co-polymer Combines  properties of Polycarbonate (PC) and Polymethacrylate (PMMA)
Key features High rigidity, high gloss, medium impact strength. Resistant to grease. Good post-printing workability. Strong odour during printing. Range of colours available Biopolymer derived from plants. Good post-printing workability. Odourless. Range of colours available. Highly flexible. Resistant to oil, grease, abrasion and solvents. Good shape retention. High impact strength. Hydrophobic with excellent weather resistance. Prints with almost no warping or shrinkage and is odour neutral.  Food grade pellets used. Good mechanical properties of stiffness and tensile strength. Good surface finish. Resistant to acids, alkalis and organic solvents. Very light. Food package grade pellets used. Good transparency. Hinge properties. High quality water soluble material. Easily dissolved in cold water. Excellent layer-forming and adhesion properties. Can be used with a number of different polymers. Bio-based.  Excellent optical and mechanical properties.  High heat, scratch and abrasion resistance.  UV resistance.  BPA free.
Applications Concept and functioning modelling for building, electrical, automotive industry etc. Non-critical parts such as enclosures. Wide range of applications including concept modelling and education. Functioning modelling: items requiring flexibility such as window seals, grips, holders, plugs, robot parts and protective components. Concept modelling for mechanics, medical, food containers, transparent objects. Functioning modelling: Technical products, automotive industry, mechanical engineering, prototypes, toys. Support material for filaments - printing projects with overhangs or complex objects Concept modelling for the building, electrical and automotive industry.
Suitable for outdoor applications.
Colours available Black, White, Blue, Red, Green, Natural Transparent, Silver Black, White, Blue, Red, Natural Transparent, Silver Black, Natural White Black, White, Blue, Red,
Clear
Blue Transparent,
Red Transparent, Green Transparent
Natural Transparent Natural White Black, White, Natural Transparent
Recommended Printer Set up*
Extrusion temperature 250±10°C 210±10°C 230±10°C 235±10°C 240±10°C 210±10°C 230±10°C
Bed Temperature 90°C 60°C 60°C 90°C 80°C 60°C  100 °C 
Printing Speed (mm/s) 30mm/s 30mm/s 20mm/s 30mm/s 30mm/s 30mm/s  50 mm/s
          PP film tape recommended for print bed.

 

 
 

*(the values shown are indicative of optimal settings, it can vary from printer to printer)