ONYX – CF is a composite material used in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printing that combines the strength and durability of nylon with the stiffness and strength of continuous carbon fiber reinforcement. It is known for its unique properties, making it suitable for producing high-performance functional parts in various industries, including aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing.
- High Strength and Stiffness: ONYX – CF combines the strength and stiffness of continuous carbon fiber reinforcement with the toughness of nylon, resulting in parts with exceptional mechanical properties and resistance to impact and wear.
- Excellent Thermal Stability: ONYX – CF has a high melting temperature, typically ranging from 230-250°C, allowing for parts that can withstand elevated temperatures during end-use applications.
- Lightweight: ONYX – CF is a lightweight material, making it ideal for applications that require lightweight components without sacrificing strength and stiffness.
- Excellent Dimensional Stability: ONYX – CF has low shrinkage during the cooling process, resulting in parts with high dimensional accuracy and stability.
- Chemical Resistance: ONYX – CF is resistant to many chemicals, including oils, greases, and solvents, making it suitable for parts that come into contact with chemicals or other harsh environments.
- Good Layer Adhesion: ONYX – CF has good interlayer adhesion during FDM printing, resulting in parts with good mechanical properties and stability.
- Electrical Insulation: ONYX – CF is an electrical insulator, making it suitable for parts that require electrical insulation properties, such as electrical enclosures and components.
- Excellent Fatigue Resistance: ONYX – CF has good fatigue resistance, making it suitable for applications that require repetitive loading and cyclic stress.
- Post-Processing Capabilities: ONYX – CF can be easily machined, drilled, and tapped after printing, allowing for post-processing and modification of the printed parts.
- Enhanced Aesthetics: ONYX – CF exhibits a matte black appearance due to the carbon fiber reinforcement, resulting in visually appealing parts.
- Easy Printability: ONYX – CF is known for its good printability, with minimal warping and high success rate in FDM printing, making it user-friendly for printing complex geometries and functional parts.
- Design Flexibility: ONYX – CF allows for design flexibility due to its combination of strength, stiffness, and lightweight properties, enabling the production of complex and lightweight parts with high performance.