Nylon 12 (MJF)


Nylon 12 (HP) is a sturdy thermoplastic with exceptional physical properties.  

Nylon 12 (thermoplastic) is chemical resistant to alkalies, aliphatic hydrocarbons, greases, and oils and is ideal for complex assemblies, enclosures, housings, and watertight applications.  It also carries the biocompatibility certifications ( USP Class I-VI and US FDA guidance for Intact Skin Surface Devices).

Mechanical Specifications


Tensile Strength, max load,⁹:

6,960 psi

Tensile Modulus, max load,⁹:

261,000 psi

Elongation @ Break,:


Flexural Strength (@5%),¹⁰:

10,150 psi

Flexural Modulus (@5%),¹⁰:

261,000 psi

Heat Deflection @ 264 psi:


*For ZX and ZY please view the Data Sheet.


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


Material Manufacturer: HP

Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet

Key Characteristics

  • Black
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Impact Resistant
  • High Strength
  • UV Stability
  • Heat Resistant
  • Rigid
  • High Resolution/High Detail
  • Good for Snap Fits
  • Biocompatible – Special processing may be required. Please notify us of any biocompatibility needs.

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