ASA

 Additive Manufacturing | Material Guide

ASA

General purpose UV stable thermoplastic ideal for end-use outdoor applications & infrastructure.

Average Lead Time:

3-5 Business Days

 

3D Printers Used: 

Stratasys Fortus 900mc

Stratasys Fortus 400mc

Stratasys Fortus 450mc

 

Colours Available: 

 

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ASA | Material Overview

ASA (Acrylic Styrene Acrylonitrile) is a commonly used thermoplastic similar to ABS, but offers superior UV resistance, mechanical properties and aesthetics. ASA is ideal for outdoor applications and is frequently used in, automotive and marine industries where parts are exposed to adverse weather conditions. ASA is highly resistant to UV rays and and not susceptible to yellowing or degrading over time from exposure.

Forge Labs uses ASA by Stratasys which offers a wide variety of colour options and improved aesthetics over  ABS plastic. Parts are produced on the Stratasys Fortus series printers, offering excellent tolerances, finish and repeatability.

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General Applications

  • Outdoor enclosures & brackets
  • Electrical housings
  • Automotive parts
  • Sporting goods
  • Wear-and-tear prototypes

Material Characteristics

Strength
Flexibility
Durability
Finish
Thermal Stability

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