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PP GF30 Ultrafuse


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Filament with a polypropylene base and 30% fiberglass, with very high voltage module.

The Ultrafuse PP GF30 is a filament for 3D printers developed by BASF with a polypropylene base with 30% glass fibers. The Ultrafuse PP GF30 is a material that has a high rigidity and mechanical resistance, resistance to chemicals and UV light. This high resistance combined with a high threshold of operating temperatures (-20 ºC to 120 ºC) makes the Ultrafuse PP GF30 an ideal material to be used in industrial applications as tools or as final pieces. 

But here the advantages of this material don't end. By incorporating glass fibers, the Ultrafuse PP GF30 is easier to print than PP by itself, increases the bond between layers, reduces the warping effect between the parts and the base, and moisture absorption is significantly reduced. All this translates into a smooth finish, continuous and with great dimensional stability, which together with the high level mechanical properties it presents, make this material the ideal for the vast majority of applications that every professional and industrial user desires.

Part printed with the Ultrafuse PP GF30

Image 1: Part printed with the Ultrafuse PP GF30. Source: BASF.

To greater than all the advantages already mentioned, the temperatures of impressesion are accessible for any 3D FDM printer; Extruder temperature: 240-280 ºC, Base temperature: 70-90 ºC. To ensure adhesion to the base, it is recommended to use a microperforated base or SmartStick, a special adhesive for PP. When containing glass fibers nozzle wear is very pronounced and the use of a hardened steel nozzle or the Olsson Ruby nozzle is recommended. The Nozzle Olsson Ruby is the most resistant and highest quality 3D printing nozzle on the market thanks to its ruby tip integrated in a brass nozzle.

Ultrafuse PP GF30 allows you to make parts that need to support high load values as control elements, parts for the transport sector that don't have a constant use or applications resistant and of reduced size.

Elongation at break (%) 1.6
Tensile strength (MPa) 60
Tensile modulus (MPa) 6500
Flexural strength (MPa) 78
Flexural modulus (MPa) 4300
UV resistance UV resistance
Fiber reinforced Fiber reinforced
Chemical resistance Chemical resistance
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Ultrafuse PP GF30 is a filament that contains fiberglass, an element that has as main qualities the resistance and the power to wear the elements that are in contact with it. For this reason it is very important to use high-performance nozzles (hardened steel nozzle). It's recommended to use the Olsson Ruby Nozzle to avoid 3D prints failed by rapid wear and obtain the highest quality finish offered by this filament, always with nozzle diameters equal to or greater than 0.4 mm.

To ensure the correct adhesion of the Ultrafuse PP GF30 to the base, it is recommended to use SmartStick. This liquid glue has been developed to eliminate one of the drawbacks of printing PP filaments, its low adhesion to the base. In addition to this adhesive, a microperforated base or PP tape can be used.

Once a 3D printing is finished, the coil should be stored in its original bag and box, in a dust-free, dry environment with a stable temperature.

General information
Manufacturer BASF
Material PP + 30% GF
Format Pack of 50 g
Spool of 500 g
Density 1.10 g/cm3
Diameter of filament 1.75 or 2.85 mm
Diameter tolerance ±0.05 mm
Filament length ±18.9 m (Ø 1.75 mm-0.05 Kg)
±7.1 m (Ø 2.85 mm-0.05 Kg)
±189.0 m (Ø 1.75 mm-0.5 Kg)
±71.3 m (Ø 2.85 mm-0.5 Kg)
Color Black
RAL/Pantone  -
Print settings
Printing temperature 240-260 ºC
Print bed temperature 20-40 ºC (PP tape)
70-90 ºC (PP adhesive)
Chamber temperature -
Cooling fan -
Recommended printing speed 30-80 mm/s
Nozzle diameter >0.4 mm
Mechanical properties
Izod impact strength (ISO 180) 5.6 kJ/m2 (notched)
20.5 kJ/m2 (unnotched)
Charpy impact strength (ISO 179-2) 5.3 kJ/m2 (notched)
23.1 kJ/m2 (unnotched)
Elongation at break (ISO 527) 4.4 %
Tensile strength (ISO 527) 41.7 MPa
Tensile Modulus (ISO 527) 2628 MPa
Flexural strength (ISO 178) 76.8 MPa
Flexural modulus (ISO 178) 3507 MPa
Surface hardness -
Thermal properties
Softening temperature -
Melting temperature (ISO 11357-3) 158 ºC
Specific properties
Transparency  Opaque
Additional Information
HS Code 3916.9
Diameter coil (outer) -
Diameter coil (inner hole) -
Coil Width -

* The typical values detailed in this table should be considered as a reference. Actual values may vary depending on the 3D printer model used, part design and printing conditions. We recommend confirming the results and final properties with own tests. For more information you should consult the technical data sheet of the product.


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