ULTEM 1010


ULTEM 1010’s outstanding strength and thermal stability make it ideal for advanced tooling and prototyping applications in the automotive, aerospace, medical and food-production industries. Its food-contact and biocompatibility certifications expand the use of additive manufacturing into applications like custom food-production tools and autoclave-sterilizable medical devices.
Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 9,300 psi 64 MPa
Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 11,700 psi 81 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 402,000 psi2,770 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 3.3% 3.3%
Tensile 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 21,000 psi 144 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05"/min) ASTM D790 409,000 psi2,820 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 0.8 ft-lb f/in 41 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 6.1 ft-lb f/in 326 J/m
Compressive Strength, Yield (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D69519,500 psi134 MPa
Compressive Strength, Ultimate (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D695No break No break
Compressive Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min)ASTM D7321,450,00 psi10,000 MPa


*All Mechanical Properties listed above are for the XZ Orientation, please see full details here


Thermal PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125" unannealed ASTM D648 421°F 216°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125" unannealed ASTM D648 415°F 213°C
Vicat Softening Temperature (Rate B/50)ASTM D1525416°F214°C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) DSC (SSYS) 419°F 215°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM E83126 X 10-6 in/(in·F°)47 µm/(m·C°)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow) ASTM E83125 X 10-6 in/(in·F°)41 µm/(m·C°)
Melting Point---------------Not Applicable*Not Applicable*


Electrical PropertiesTest MethodValue Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 1.0 x 1014 - 8.96 x 1015 ohms-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 2.67
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150-98 .001
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A 240 V/mil


Other TestMethodValue
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.27
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 109
Flame Classification UL94 V-0(1.5 mm), V0, 5VA (3 mm)
Oxygen Index ASTM D2863 0.44
Vertical Burn FAR 25.853 (Test a (60s)) Passes at 4 seconds
OSU Total Heat Release (2 min test,.060” thick) FAR 25.853 35.7 kW min/m2
UL File Number---------------E345258
Food Safety CertificationNSF 51Certified
Bio-compatibility CertificationISO 10993/USP Class VICertified




Burn Testing
Horizontal Burn (15 sec)14 CFR/FAR 25.853Passed (.060” thick)
Vertical Burn (60 sec)14 CFR/FAR 25.853Passed (.060” thick)
Vertical Burn (12 sec)14 CFR/FAR 25.853Passed (.060” thick)
45° Ignition 14 CFR/FAR 25.853Passed (.060” thick)
Heat Release14 CFR/FAR 25.853Passed (.060” thick)
NBS Smoke Density (flaming)ASTM F814/E662Passed (.060” thick)
NBS Smoke Density (non-flaming)ASTM F814/E662Passed (.060” thick)




System Availability Layer Thickness Capability Support Structure Available Colors
Fortus 900mc 0.013 inch (0.330 mm)Breakaway Natural
0.010 inch (0.254 mm)
*Due to amorphous nature, material does not display a melting point


Actual part properties may vary slightly from those listed above based on processing parameters, operating conditions, and material usage. Forecast3D makes no warranties of materials for any particular application, nor does it make a warranty of any type, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability for a particular purpose.

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