We recently released a brand new smooth finish for our Multi Jet Fusion Black PA12. This latest addition to our material portfolio is perfect for a variety of applications that require a surface that is smooth to the touch. In order to show you more of what this new finish is capable of, we’ve put together a handy FAQ to answer any lingering questions you might have about it.
Does this post-processing cause dimensional variation?
The smoothing process results in no more than a 0.4% dimensional change.
Is it skin safe?
Yes! Parts post processed using the PostPro3D® technology do not show a cytotoxic effect in accordance with ISO 10993-5, ISO 10993-1 and ISO 10993-12.
Is it UV stable?
The smoothing process does not alter a product’s UV stability and since MJF PA12 is UV stable, so is Black Smooth PA12.
Is it heatproof?
The smoothing process does not alter a product’s thermal properties.
Heat deflection temperature:
(@ 1.82 MPa, 264 psi, ASTM D648 Test Method A)
What’s the difference between PA12 and Smooth PA12?
Color: PA12 is available in Gray and Black. Smooth PA12 is only available in Black.
Finish: PA12 has a matte and grainy finish. Smooth PA12 has a smooth, slightly glossy finish.
Price: Smooth is ~2x the price of Gray and Black PA12. Minimum price is $15/part.
Max Bounding Box:
284 x 380 x 380 mm (Gray Natural and Black Smooth)
210 x 210 x 360 mm (Black Natural)
Min Bounding Box:
7.0 x 7.0 x 7.0 mm & X + Y + Z ≥ 9 mm (Natural)
10 x 10 x 10 mm (Smooth)
Now that you know a little more about Smooth Multi Jet Fusion Black PA12’s capabilities, how about seeing it in action? Order your parts in this new finish today and feel the difference!