Ultem 9085 is a pioneering thermoplastic that is strong, lightweight and flame-retardant (UL 94-V0 rated). With its superior mechanical performance and strength-to-weight ratio, Ultem 9085 is suitable for end-use production-grade components, particularly in the aerospace and automotive industries. Other applications including highly functional prototypes and production tools.
|Standard lead time||Minimum of 5 working days, depending on part size, number of components and finishing degrees (offline & online orders)|
|Standard accuracy||± 0.15% (with lower limit on ± 0.2 mm)|
|Minimum wall thickness||1 mm|
|Layer thickness||0.25 mm|
|Maximum part dimensions||914 x 610 x 914 mm (offline orders)
406 x 355 x 406 mm (online orders)
|Surface structure||Unfinished parts typically have a rough surface but all kinds of fine finishes are possible.
FDM parts can be sandblasted, smoothed, colored/impregnated, painted and coated.
We’ve put together our trusted tips, tricks and best practices to get you off to a solid start. If you’ve been wondering whether this material allows for interlocking parts or embossing, or if you just want to avoid common design mistakes, check out this handy design guide.
How Does Fused Deposition Modeling Work?
FDM is a filament-based technology where a temperature-controlled head extrudes a thermoplastic material layer by layer onto a build platform. A support structure is created where needed and built in a non-water-soluble material.