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Technical Data Sheet

Eastman Amphora™ Flex 3D Polymer FL6000
Application/Uses
  • Production of 3D Printing filaments
Key Attributes
  • Dimensional stability
  • Enhanced aesthetics
  • Excellent Temperature Resistance
  • Excellent toughness
  • Extended Processing Window
  • Low odor
  • Property retention in 3D applications
  • Steam Sterilizable
  • Styrene-free
  • Workability
Product Description
Eastman Amphora™ Flex 3D polymer FL6000, a flexible material uniquely engineered for extrusion-based additive manufacturing processes. Amphora Flex FL6000 is a polymer that can be used with standard 3D printers—eliminating the need to switch to specialized flex extruders. Thanks to exceptional layer-to-layer adhesion and melt strength, it prints at a faster speed than other elastomeric materials, saving you time. Amphora Flex FL6000 is an engineering-grade material that demonstrates superior durability and toughness, enabling designers to quickly create truly functional parts that can withstand the rigors of everyday use. Amphora Flex FL6000 is highly useful for applications that demand both the durability of an engineering-grade polymer and the comfort and utility of a flexible material. With a Shore A hardness level of 95, outstanding chemical resistance, and a temperature resistance that allows steam sterilization, users may find it to be the ideal polymer for additive manufacturing of prosthetics, orthotics, automotive parts, apparel, tooling, or a variety of consumer products.

Typical Properties
Propertya Testb
Method
Typical Value, Unitsc
 
Specific Gravity      D 792  1.13 
 
Tensile Stress @ Yield      D 638  14 MPa (2030 psi)
Tensile Stress @ Break      D 638  22 MPa (3200 psi)
Elongation @ Yield      D 638  38%
Elongation @ Break      D 638  400%
Flexural Modulus      D 790  150 MPa (21750 psi)
Tear Strength      D 1004  350 N (79 lbf)
Durometer Hardness  
  Shore D Scale
D 2240  55 
  Shore A Scale
D 2240  95 
Izod Impact Strength, Notched    @ -40°C (-40°F)  D 256  40 J/m (0.75 ft·lbf/in.)
 
Brittleness Temperature      D 746  <-70°C (<-103°F)
Vicat Softening Temperature    @ 1 kg load  D 1525  170°C (338°F)
 
Processing Melt Temperature        240-260°C
Heated Bed Temperature   d     80°C
Cooling        0 to 50%
Layer Height        0.1 or 0.2 mm
Speed        30 to 50 mm/s
Infill        As needed up to 100% 
Perimeter        Around 1 mm 
Minimal Layer Time        5 sec
a  Unless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
b  Unless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
c  Units are in SI or US customary units.
d  Will most of the time require BuildTak(TM) support to promote the best adhesion.

Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

12-Sep-2016 7:30:52 AM