ULTEM® 1010


Ultem® 1010

ULTEM® 1010 resin is a high-performance FDM and it offers excellent strength, thermal stability and the ability to withstand steam autoclaving. With food-contact and bio-compatibility certifications, ULTEM® 1010 resin is perfect for food-production tools and custom medical devices. ULTEM® 1010 resin offers high heat and chemical resistance, tensile strength and it’s ideal for out-of-cabin aerospace applications and automotive applications.

Mechanical Properties Test Method English Metric
Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 11,735 psi 81 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 402,000 psi 2,772 MPa
Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 3,3% 3,3%
Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 2,2% 2,2%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 20,835 psi 144 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 409,000 psi 2,820 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 No Break No Break
IZOD Impact, notched XZ (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 0.8 ft-lb/in 41 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched XZ (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 6.1 ft-lb/in 327 J/m
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125” ASTM D648 421°F 216°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125” ASTM D648 415°F 213°C
Vicat Softening Temp. (Rate B/50) ASTM D1525 416°F 214°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (flow) ASTM E831 26 uin/(in/°F) 47 μm/(mm/°C)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow) ASTM E831 23 uin/in/°F 41 μm/mm/°C
Glass Transition (Tg) DSC (SSYS) 419°F 215°C
Melt Point - - - - - - - - - Not Applicable Not Applicable
Electrical Properties Test Method Orientation Value Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 XZ 1.0x1014- 8.96x1015 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 XZ 2.67
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150-98 XZ 0.001
Dielectric Strength (Method A) ASTM D149-09 XZ 240 V/mil
Other Test Method Value Available Colors
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.27
Tan
Flame Classification UL94 V0 (1.5 mm), 5VA (3 mm)
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 109
UL File Number - - - - - - - - - E345258
Food Safety Certification NSF 51 Certified
Bio-compatibility Certification ISO 10993/USP Class VI Certified