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Formfutura Releases CarbonFil Filament

Amsterdam-based developer and manufacturer of 3D printing material, Formfutura, has just launched their new filament CarbonFil.

Following the release of colorFabb’s XT-CF20 and Sharebot’s Nylon-Carbon, Formfutura now also launches a carbon fibre reinforced filament for FDM printing.

Based on the company’s HDglass and reinforced with 20% relatively long strings of carbon fibres, the new material is light-weigt and incredibly stiff. According to Formfutura it is twice as stiff as their HDglass compound and yet they managed to increase its impact strength by more than 10%. This is quite remarkable as materials with higher stiffness usually show a decrease in their impact strengths. Additionally, the company was able to increase the heat deflection temperature with 21% to 85°C and establish high dimension stability properties.

“The most important characteristic of CarbonFil is maybe its printer friendliness and easy processing features. CarbonFil™ is warp-free, can be printed without a heated bed, has a great thermal stability, an excellent flowing behaviour and a superb first- and interlayer adhesion and does not produce any odors during 3D printing.”

CarbonFil_filament_formfutura_3d_druck_3d_printingjpg2The filament’s features in short:

  • Extremely stiff
  • Incredible carbon look and feel
  • Very easy to print
  • Warp-free
  • Light-weight
  • Great impact resistance
  • Excellent first- and interlayer adhesion
  • Great dimensional stability

CarbonFil filament is available in 1.75 mm and 2.85 mm diameter on 0.5 kg spools and is priced at € 37.50.

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