Sabic launches three new 3D filaments

Sabic has announced three new filaments for use with FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D printers. They’re meant for end-use parts as well as prototypes.

Sabic Ultem AMHU1010F and Lexan AMHC620F are FDM filaments aimed at healthcare applications.

The new materials include Ultem AM1010F, which offers high heat resistance (a glass transition temperature of 217°C) and high mechanical strength. It can be used in applications such as short-cycle injection molding tools, carbon-fiber layup tools, and automotive components. The filament is UL94 V-0 compliant at 1.5 mm and 5VA compliant at 3.0 mm.

There are also two filemants aimed at healthcare applications including surgical instruments, single-use devices and casts/splints. Thus Ultem AMHU1010F is a polyetherimide (PEI) product manufactured from Ultem HU1010 healthcare-grade resin that has an inherent high heat resistance. It’s an unpigmented filament and is biocompatible. Parts printed with this can be sterilized using gamma radiation, ethylene oxide (EtO) or steam autoclaving. It is UL94 V-0 compliant at 1.5 mm and 5VA compliant at 3.0mm. 

The third of these new filaments is Lexan AMHC620F, a polycarbonate filament, available in white. This too is biocompatible and can be sterilized with gamma or EtO methods. This filament meets UL94HB rating at 1.5mm.

Keith Cox, Sabic’s senior business manager for Additive Manufacturing, commented: “Today’s launch of these three additional filament products, together with plans to continue expanding our additive manufacturing product portfolio, demonstrate Sabic’s determination to further the evolution of this technology and enable application innovation.”




Syndicate content

You can license the articles from Printing and Manufacturing Journal to reproduce in other publications. I generally charge around £150 per article but I’m open to discussing this for each title, particularly for publishers that want to use multiple stories. I can provide high res versions of images for print publications.

I’m used to working with overseas publishers and am registered for VAT with the UK’s HMRC tax authority but obviously won’t charge VAT to companies outside the UK. You can find further details and a licensing form from this page, or just contact me directly here.

Support this site

If you find the stories here useful then please consider making a donation to help fund Printing and Manufacturing Journal, either as a one-off or a repeat payment. Journalism is only really useful if it’s truly independent and this is the only such news source serving the print/ manufacturing sectors.

However, there are costs involved in travelling to cover events, as well as maintaining this site, not to mention the time that it takes to carry out research, check facts and interview people. So if you value this work, then please help to maintain it and keep it free to read.


Never miss a story – subscribe to Printing and Manufacturing Journal to receive an email notification every time an article is published here. It’s completely free of charge and you can cancel the subscription at any point without any hassle. There’s no need to provide any information other than an email address and subscribers details are not for sale so there’s no risk of any further marketing spam.

Related stories


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *