Selecting the correct FDM nylon material for your applications.
The various grades of Nylon (Nylon 6, Nylon 12, Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber) are among the most widely used thermoplastics in traditional and additive manufacturing. When compared to the other materials in the FDM portfolio, Nylon possesses the best combination of strength and toughness. With outstanding impact strength, the Nylon materials are an excellent choice for rapid creation of functional prototypes, jigs, fixtures, manufacturing aids, and end-use parts. Learn how to select the best of the Nylon options for your application; whether you are printing your own parts on your Fortus printer or partnering with Stratasys Direct Manufacturing for your custom parts, on demand.