extrudr Flax Filament

Alternative and trade names
extrudr Flax Filament
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Description

Flax is made from a renewable biodegradable biopolymer developed for use in rapid prototyping and design.

This material data has been provided by extrudr.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.45 g/cm³

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ISO 2781

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

22.3 %

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ISO 527

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.4 GPa

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ISO 527

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

30 MPa

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ISO 527

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

43 MPa

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ISO 527

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

160 - 200 °C

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Vicat softening temperature

48 °C

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ISO 306

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

15 g/10min

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ISO 1133

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Flax enables a high printing speed and therefore saves time, which is why it is often used in rapid prototyping.

Chemical composition

Biodegradable batch based on PLA, contains copolyester and additives.

Handling recommendations

Store at room temperature (18-27°C / 65-80°F), out of direct heat and sunlight, and in a dry place. When stored correctly, this material has a shelf life of 1 year