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CNCProtos.com.au Material Selection Guidelines

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  • ABS
  • PC
  • PP
  • ACETAL
  • ACRYLIC
  • NYLON
  • HDPE
  • PVC
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© Copyright Arptech Pty Ltd. All Rights reservedDisclaimer: The information contained herein are guidelines only and NOT to be used for engineering decision making.

Common Rapid Prototyping Materials:

ABS: Suitable for general purpose plastic prototyping with smooth finish.
PC (Polycarbonate): Strong and robust prototypes in clear or translucent finish.
PP (PolyPropylene): Good for Clips and snap featured prototypes.
ACRYLIC (PMMA): Good for clear fully transparent prototypes like Glass.
NYLON (PA6): Excellent abrasion resistance, good for Gears, Bearings.
ACETAL (DELRIN): Excellent durability, Self-lubricant, Good stiffness.
MORE PROTOTYPING MATERIALS: Check material overview link.

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Have a question or need help selecting suitable RP materials? You can find answers in our Help section - or feel free to contact us.
Contact Support:
+61 3 9764.2749
or help@cncprotos.com.au

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