New Material, New Opportunities:
A Guide to PA-FR for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Produced by the aerospace team at Materialise, this short guide looks at the economics and applications of flame-retardant polyamide for aerospace additive manufacturing.

In this whitepaper, you will learn:

  • What PA-FR is, its mechanical properties, and its ideal applications
  • How PA-FR compares to Ultem 9085, its main alternative in aerospace AM
  • The economics of selective laser sintering (SLS) versus fused deposition modeling (FDM)
  • Repeatability, reliability, and qualification processes with PA-FR



About additive manufacturing for aerospace at Materialise

From the industry’s leading OEMs to eVTOL start-ups, from MROs to Tier 1 and 2 suppliers, Materialise engages with the full breadth of the aerospace industry. As a Part 21.G-certified manufacturer, we offer additive manufacturing of flying parts as well as innovation and adoption support for every stage of your journey. Learn more here, or get in touch to speak with our aerospace team.


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