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Grey - 2.85mm PC+ Filament - 1 kg

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Polycarbonate is known to be a highly temperature resistant 3D printing filament and is the strongest one known. It can be bent and shaped while cold, and it would not break or deform. It does not crack or shatter like Acrylic or Plexiglass. It is able to withstand temperatures over 100C. For this reason, it becomes an ideal choice for projects that require engineering or lighting.

The natural color option of Polycarbonate has the extremely high optical clarity to visible light. You can sand it or coat it with lacquer spray for transparency.

It has a greater mechanical strength as compared to most 3D filaments including PLA and ABS.

It is a great option if you are looking for consistent quality and well-bonded printing results. It is recommended to use PC filaments in fully enclosed printers to avoid warping.
Polycarbonate filaments tend to absorb moisture so they should be kept dry.


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Key Attributes

  • Ease of processing
  • Excellent clarity
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Fast drying times
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good heat resistance
  • Outstanding impact resistance
  • Quick cycle times

Propertya Testb Method Typical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Specific Gravity D 792 1.17
Mold Shrinkage D 955 0.005-0.007 mm/mm (0.005-0.007 in./in.)
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ Yield D 638 44 MPa (6400 psi)
Tensile Stress @ Break D 638 53 MPa (7700 psi)
Elongation @ Yield D 638 7%
Elongation @ Break D 638 140%
Tensile Modulus D 638 1585 MPa (2.28 x 105 psi )
Flexural Modulus D 790 1585 MPa (2.28 x 105 psi )
Flexural Yield Strength D 790 66 MPa (9600 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R Scale D 785 115
Izod Impact Strength, Notched @ 23°C (73°F) D 256 650 J/m (12.2 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotched @ 23°C (73°F) D 4812 NB
Mechanical Properties (ISO Method)
Tensile Strength @ Yield ISO 527 45 MPa
Tensile Stress @ Break ISO 527 49 MPa
Elongation @ Yield ISO 527 7%
Elongation @ Break ISO 527 130%
Tensile Modulus ISO 527 1624 MPa
Flexural Modulus ISO 178 1531 MPa
Izod Impact Strength, Notched
@ 23°C
@ -40°C

ISO 180
ISO 180

66 kJ/m2
14 kJ/m2
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature
@ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)
@ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)

D 648
D 648

109°C (228°F)
92°C (198°F)
Optical Properties
Total Transmittance D 1003 92%
Haze D 1003 <1%
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 88°C (190°F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 260-282°C (500-540°F)
Mold Temperature 38-66°C (100-150°F)