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HP PA 12 Glass Beads


This material is fortified with 40% glass beads giving parts with dimensional stability, good elongation at break, and resistance to wear and tear.

Key Characteristics


Heat Resistant  •  Rigid  •  UV Stability      

High Resolution/High Detail  •  High Strength


  • Consumer Products
  • Medical
  • Cases, eye frames, game controllers
  • Prosthetics

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Modulus

406 ksi (XY)

Tensile Strength

4350 psi (XY)

Elongation at Break

6.5% (XY)

Heat Deflection @ 264 psi:

250° F


Material Manufacturer: HP

Technical Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet


Multi Jet Fusion

Max Build Area

14.96 x 11.18 x 14.96 in

Lead Time

1 – 3 Days


First inch +/- .005  in 

Additional inches +/- .002 in 

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Multi Jet Fusion Design Considerations



Supported Walls

.02 in

Unsupported Walls

Supports not required

Supports & Overhangs

Supports not required 

Embossing & Engraving

Width: .04 in, Height/Depth: .04 in

Horizontal Spans

Supports not required

Holes & Openings

.02 in

Connecting & Moving Parts

Moving: .012 in, Connecting: .006 in

Escape Holes

.04 in

Minimum Features

.03 in

Pin Diameter

.03 in

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