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Materialise Introduces UltemTM 9085 Black, a New Heat-Resistant 3D Printing Material

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Leuven, Belgium – Materialise is proud to announce the official launch of a new heat-resistant material for 3D printing: UltemTM 9085 Black. With its advanced long-term heat and flame resistance, UltemTM 9085 Black provides a new option in durable Fusion Deposition Modeling materials to industries such as automotive and aerospace manufacturing where parts need to withstand prolonged heat exposure.

A major challenge of engineering parts manufacturing is the ability to develop pieces that are able to withstand long-term exposure to elevated temperatures with low ignition risk. To fill this need, Materialise offers manufacturing applications using UltemTM 9085, a pioneering thermoplastic for 3D Printing with physical and mechanical properties that allow it to remain strong and stable under extreme operating conditions.

Now available in tan and black, UltemTM 9085 features include:

  • UL 94-V0 certified
  • Glass transition temperature of 186°C
  • High LOI (limiting oxygen index), making it exceptionally difficult to ignite
  • Limited smoke production
  • Low-toxicity combustion products
  • Flexural strength of 115 mPa

To compare the material's properties against ABS and PC under these tough conditions, watch the video:

UltemTM 9085 Black from Materialise NV on Vimeo.

For more information, check out our FDM materials page or contact us at

About Materialise
With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and branches worldwide, Materialise has been playing an active role in the field of Additive Manufacturing since 1990. In addition to having one of the world's largest capacities of Additive Manufacturing equipment, Materialise also enjoys a stellar reputation as a provider of innovative software solutions. The advantages of Additive Manufacturing have been used by Materialise to develop unique solutions that make a world of difference for its many customers with their prototyping, production, and medical needs. These customers range from large companies in the automotive, consumer electronics, and consumables sectors; to famous hospitals, research institutes, and clinicians; to individual consumers interested in bringing their own unique creations to life through i.materialise or who want to purchase a celebrated .MGX design.

TM ULTEM 9085 is a trademark of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP BV and is made available for FDM by Stratasys Ltd.