Flexfill TPE 96A "Natural"

High-tech semi-flexible material based on polyolefinic thermoplastic elastomer.

Features:

  • Certification for food and skin contact applications
  • Pleasant to touch
  • Semi-flexible, tear strength, abrasion resistance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Dimensional stability and smooth finish
  • Resistant to dirt, washable
  • Recyclable, BPA free, low odor

 

Diameter tolerance: +/- 0,1 mm
Working temperature: 225 – 245 °C
Heated bed:
50 - 60 °C
Weight: 500 g of filament (+ 230 g spool)
RAL: N/A
Pantone: N/A

 

Comparison of our flexible materials Flexfills:

  Flexfill TPU Flexfill TPE Flexfill PEBA
Polymer base: Polyurethane+ ester Polyolefin+ SEBS Polyamide+ ether
Tensile strength: 49 MPa 5 MPa 36 MPa
Elongation at break: 600 % 250 % > 1000 %
Density: 1.20 g/cm3 1.15 g/cm3 1.00 g/cm3
Sensitivity to moisture: High Low High
Chemical resistance: Oils, greases, ozone Water, acids, alcohols, alkalis Car fluids, toluene, acetone, ozone
Food & skin contact: Not recommended Certificated  Certificated
Gas permeability: High Low Medium
Optical properties: Glossy, transparent  Matte, non-translucent Glossy, very transparent
Ideal for applications: Vibration: Anti-vibration, damping Anti-vibration, damping Vibration and energy transfer
Skin contact: - Long-term touch of human skin (holding in hands) -
Under temperature: +80–100 °C +80 °C -40 °C
In contact with: Oils Water Car fluids
  Sliding abrasion Outdoor Rebounding
  - - Low density
  - - Impingement abrasion
 
  • Flexible filament with hardness 96 Shore A
  • Data Sheets and Practical info
  • Webinars 
  • Certification for food and skin contact applications (per request)
  • Only in 1.75 mm diameter
  • The length of Flexfill TPE 96A filaments (1.75 mm, 500 g) is 170 m
  • Because of its chemical structure, this material is sensitive to stress whitening. It is usual, that the stress created by impact or tension causes the microcracks. It can be partially removed by the heat gun. If possible, limit the bending of the printed object. For dynamically stressed parts, it is better to use Flexfill TPU
  • Spool Dimensions

  



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