DuraForm EX is an impact resistant rigid plastic that is ideal for Direct Digital Manufacturing applications and functional living hinges.

The DuraForm EX rigid Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) material is an ABS like Nylon blend with fantastic flexural strength making it one of the best rigid materials available today for creating functional snaps and living hinges. DuraForm EX is also, a good general prototyping material for fit form and functional applications. 

These extremely tough SLS parts can be used in Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) applications where, repeatability and accuracy are necessary. 

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TECHNICAL PROPERTIESTESTMETRICIMPERIAL
Specific GravityASTM D7921.01 g/cm31.01 g/cm3
Moisture Absorption - 24 hoursASTM D5700.48%0.48%
Moisture SaturationASTM D5701.15%1.15%
Tensile Strength, YieldASTM D63837 MPa5366 psi
Tensile Strength, UltimateASTM D63848 MPa6961 psi
Tensile ModulusASTM D6381517 MPa220 ksi
Elongation at YieldASTM D6385%5%
Elongation at BreakASTM D63847%47%
Flexural Strength, YieldASTM D79042 MPa6091 psi
Flexural Strength, UltimateASTM D79046 MPa6672 psi
Flexural ModulusASTM D7901310 MPa190 ksi
Hardness, Shore DASTM D2240D 74D 74
Hardness, Rockwell LASTM D7856969
Hardness, Rockwell MASTM D7853434
Impact Strength (notched)ASTM D25674 J/m1.4 ft-lb/in
Impact Strength (unnotched)ASTM D2561486 J/m27.8 ft-lb/in
Gardner ImpactASTM D542011.8 J8.7 ft-lb
Heat Deflection TemperatureASTM D648@ 0.45 MPa: 188 °C?: 370 °F
Heat Deflection TemperatureASTM D648@ 1.82 MPa: 48 °C?: 118 °F
CTEASTM E831@ 0 - 50 °C: 120 μm/m-°C@ 32 - 122 °F: 66.7 μin/in-°F
CTEASTM E831@ 85 - 145 °C: 342 μm/m-°C@185 - 252 °F: 190 μin/in-°F
Specific Heat CapacityASTM E12691.75 J/g-°C0.418 BTU/lb-°F
Thermal ConductivityASTM E12250.51 W/m-K3.5 BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F
FlammabilityUL 94HBHB
Volume ResistivityASTM D2571.3 X 1013 ohm-cm1.3 X 1013 ohm-cm
Surface ResistivityASTM D2574.9 X 10^12 ohm4.9 X 10^12 ohm
Dissipation Factor, 1 KHzASTM D1500.0500.050
Dielectric Constant, 1 KHzASTM D1504.54.5
Dielectric StrengthASTM D14918.5 kV/mm470 kV/in

All values were taken from the documentation supplied by the manufacturer of this particular material. C.ideas inc. makes no claims to the accuracy of this data, as each individual application may vary. Please contact the manufacturer for any questions relating to specific MSDS information.

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