PA11 ESD

Bio-sourced nylon material with heat resistance and ESD functionality. Dedicated for electrostatic safe parts for electronic and automotive industries

Functions:

  • antistatic properties
  • better thermal properties
  • dimension stability

Applications:

  • Tools and testers in electronics production
  • electronic casing
  • automotive parts
  • high-accuracy parts

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What is the refresh rate?

It is the ratio of a minimum amount of fresh powder needed in a mixture of material used in an SLS 3D printer. A lower refresh ratio means better cost-efficiency of the material.

How it works

The amount of needed fresh powder is automatically calculated by our software and shown on the printer screen after the print job is finished. Just add shown amount of material into the mixing cycle of used material and you can start your next job with refreshed material.

Sample print prices

Material
Printer
Model
Material
Printer
Model
Full bed
Printing Costs

Price per part* EUR. Full bed + *Packing density 15%

Thanks to the inert-gas control system (Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480) you can also experiment with third-party powders outside of our offer, opening up a wide range of possibilities

Specification

General information information
Method
Material type
Nylon 11
Dedicated for
Lisa PRO, Lisa X, NILS 480 ( on demand )
Software
Sinterit Studio Advanced
Color
grey
Material refreshing ratio¹
60 %
Nitrogen needed
yes
Mechanical properties
Tensile Strength
46
PN-EN ISO 527-2:2012
Tensile modulus (Young)
1850
PN-EN ISO 527-2:2012
Flexural Strength
56 MPa
PN-EN ISO 178:2011
Impact strenght Charpy method – unnotched
59 kJ/m2
PN-EN ISO 179-1/1eU:2010
Thermal properties
Melting point
204 °C
PN-EN ISO 11357-3:2018
Heat deflection temperature (HDT A/B)
103 °C / 171 °C
PN-EN ISO 75-2:2013-06
ESD properties
Specific volume resistance
1.0×105 Ω
IEC 62631-3-1
Specific surface resistance
5.3×104 Ω
IEC 62631-3-2
1 Refresh ratio is the amount of refreshing powder that is required to be mixed after the printing with unsintered material.

Information provided within this document shows values for reference and comparison only. Parameters presented in this specification are subject to change without notice. Final part properties may vary based on a printed part design and orientation, material handling as well as printing environment (humidity and temperature). The manufacturer is responsible for validation whether the printout is accurate and fit for the intended purpose.
Compatible with:
Maurice Briggs
Director at Lazerthrust

Sinterit LISA is the most accessible means to produce precise constraint-free solutions to modern problems. The technology does what it says on the tin and the team at Sinterit is dedicated to working with their customers to achieve their objectives.

Joshua Rosen
ECA Medical

One of the main benefits of SLS is the ability to print complex geometry in quick succession to do rapid prototyping.

Peter Benthues
H. Gautzsch Firmengruppe

For a company at the beginning of an investigation, support from, and discussion with the technology experts is extremely beneficial. The LISA is one of the few economically feasible solutions in the first stages of any AM Strategy. At lower volumes, it is a perfect solution.

Lluís Llenas
Regner

The FFF and SLA parts are a good choice to get a physical impression of the designs and to assemble rough prototypes. But when it comes to producing reliable prototypes to be verified in our fatigue tests or to send functional samples to our customers for validation, SLS is the only acceptable choice.

Knowledge

Comparison table

PA12 Smooth
PA11 Onyx
PA 11 ESD
PA 11 CF

Cost-efficent rigid polyamide. Best surface quality

Great mechanical and impact resistance. High elongation at break

ESD material for cases. Bio-sourced material

One of the strongest and most versatile materials available on the powder market dedicated to SLS printing technology

KEY FEATURES
Material base
Polyamide 12
Polyamide 11
Polyamide 11
Polyamide 11
Intended for
Lisa, Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Software
Sinterit Studio Basic
Sinterit Studio Advanced
Sinterit Studio Advanced
Sinterit Studio Advanced
FUNCTIONS
Stiff/rigid
Non-rigid / durable-tough
High-temperature resistance
High elongation
High-impact strength
Surface Finish
Color
Navy Grey
Black
Grey
Black
APPLICATIONS
Production parts
Snap-fits / Living Hinges
Automotive design
Aerospace parts and ducting
Medical applications
Jigs / fixtures / tools
Visual aid
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Refresh Ratio¹
22%
33%
60%
40%
Nitrogen needed
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tensile Strength
32 MPa
48 MPa
46 MPa
81 [MPa]
Tensile modulus (Young)
1470 MPa
1680 MPa
1850 MPa
2950 [MPa]
Flexural Strength
47 MPa
62 MPa
56 MPa
100 [MPa]
Flexural Modulus
1160 MPa
1420 MPa
1240 MPa
3050 [MPa]
Elongation at Break
10%
55%
27%
24,5%
Impact strength Charpy method – unnotched
16
179+
59
114
Shore Hardness in scale
D74
D76
D76
D81
THERMAL PROPERTIES
Melting point
185 °C
200 °C
204 °C
197 °C
Heat deflection temperature (HDT A/B)
68 °C
47 °C
103 °C / 171 °C
170 °C / 191 °C
Flexa Grey
Flexa Soft
Flexa Bright

Rubber material for prototypes. Standard material for TPU parts.

Softest material for SLS. Pleasant-to-touch rubber

Visual prototypes can be dyed. Best elongation rubber

KEY FEATURES
Material base
TPU
TPU
TPU
Intended for
Lisa, Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Lisa Pro, Lisa X, NILS 480
Software
Sinterit Studio Basic
Sinterit Studio Advanced
Sinterit Studio Advanced
FUNCTIONS
Elastomeric / rubber-like
High elongation
Surface Finish
Color
Grey
Light Grey
Oyster White
APPLICATIONS
Production parts
Automotive design
Aerospace parts and ducting
Medical applications
Gaskets, seals and hoses
Footwear
Visual aid
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Refresh Ratio¹
0%²
0%²
0%²
Nitrogen needed
No
No
No
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tensile Strength
3.7 MPa⁴
1.8 MPa
10 MPa
Elongation at Break
136%
137%
318%
Shore Hardness in scale
A70/A90³
A45/A58³
A79
THERMAL PROPERTIES
Softening point (Vicat method type A50, 10N)
67.6 °C
60.0 °C
75.1 °C
Melting point
160 °C
150 °C
160 °C
1 Refresh ratio is the amount of refreshing powder that is required to be mixed after the printing with unsintered material.
2 Flexa materials has 100 [%] of usability. Although to keep the parameters of printouts as high as possible, we recommend adding 10% of fresh powder each time
3 Depending on printing settings and the design
4 It might need additional refresh with 50% in case of drop of surface quality (every few to over a dozen printouts).

Information provided within this document are average values for reference and comparison only. Parameters presented in this specification are subject to change without notice. Final part properties may vary based on printed part design, print orientation and material handling.
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See also powders:

PA12 Smooth
PA12 Onyx
FLexa Soft

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FAQ

How should I store the printing powder?

How should I store the printing powder?
  • Store the powder at room conditions ( ~23°C and 50% humidity – the lower humidity the better)
  • Always store the material in a sealed dry box/container.
  • Do not leave the container open.
  • Clean the machine directly after printing and store the material immediately after removing the print cake.
  • Do not let the powder stay in the printer for more than a couple hours.
  • Put a few silicone absorbers in the container (but don’t add them to the printer)

Contact Sinterit support with your questions.

How are the powders different?

The differences between the powders are described in the table below.

What is the difference between “Fresh” powder and “Starter powder”?

Starter powder is basically a print-ready powder.

In Sinterit we distinguish three powder conditions: print-readyused, and fresh.

Used is a type of powder that you get after the printing, present in overflow bin or remaining after printout cleaning.
Fresh is a type of powder that is being used for refreshing the powder. After mixing this powder with used powder you will receive print-ready.
Print-ready is a type of powder that you can simply pour into the printer and start printing.
Although printing using Fresh is possible it’s not economically optimal therefore Sinterit printers are optimized for using a refreshed (print-ready) powder.

Why do I need an ATEX vacuum cleaner to clean powder?

SLS polyamide powder used for 3D printing is considered particulate matter because of its size. Polyamide powder particles are generally 40 micrometers or smaller. If vacuumed in an ordinary vacuum cleaner, the powder could cause an explosion.

Such materials are subject to labor regulations on air quality and occupational safety. The procedures call for appropriate maintenance of powder at work. Only certified industrial vacuum cleaners should be used to clean such materials. More information about the ATEX Vacuum cleaner can be found here.

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    Pricing

    Below there are approximate costs for some example models.
    Be aware that the quotation assumes that there is only one piece printed. In SLS technology, the cost per part will be much lower with a higher number of elements printed at once.
    • Flexible
    • Standard
    Model
    Dimensions
    PA12
    Smooth
    PA11
    Onyx
    Flexa
    Grey
    Flexa
    Bright
    Flexa
    Soft
    TPE
    Below
    Model volume:
    Model volume:
    Total print height:
    6.82 cm
    Dimensions:
    65 x 65 x 63 mm
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Total print height:
    6.82 cm
    Dimensions:
    65 x 65 x 63 mm
    49,90 €
    49,90 €
    49,90 €
    49,90 €
    49,90 €
    49,90 €
    Derailleur
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Total print height:
    6.82 cm
    Dimensions:
    65 x 65 x 63 mm
    71,80 €
    71,80 €
    71,80 €
    71,80 €
    71,80 €
    71,80 €
    Driller housing
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Total print height:
    6.82 cm
    Dimensions:
    65 x 65 x 63 mm
    157 €
    157 €
    157 €
    157 €
    157 €
    157 €
    Model
    Dimensions
    PA12
    Smooth
    PA11
    Onyx
    Flexa
    Grey
    Flexa
    Bright
    Flexa
    Soft
    TPE
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    Crank
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    Model volume:
    28.12 cm^3
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €
    51,30 €

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