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The widest material choice on the market

Choosing the right material is critical to the success of your 3D print. Ultimaker's open filament system lets you print with any 2.85 mm filament, and print profiles from the Ultimaker Marketplace streamline print preparation and maximize your print success rate.

The properties you need for ground-breaking applications

  • Ultimaker Nylon tripod prototype

    Ultimaker Nylon

    • Tough
    • Wear resistant
    • Translucent
    • Low friction
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    BASF Ultrafuse 316L

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • High stiffness
    Ultimaker Tough PLA press tool

    Ultimaker Tough PLA

    • Easy
    • Stiff
    • High strength
    • Tough
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    Owens Corning XSTRAND® GF30-PA6

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • High stiffness
    • Temperature resistant
    • Impact resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • UV resistant
    • Wear resistant
    Ultimaker PP shampoo bottle functional prototype

    Ultimaker PP

    • Flexible
    • Wear resistant
    • Translucent
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    Clariant PA6/66-GF20 Flame Retardant Using Exolit®

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • Temperature resistant
    • Flame retardant
    • Impact resistant
    • Wear resistant
    • UV resistant
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    igus iglidur® I180

    • Strong
    • Temperature resistant
    • Wear resistant
    • Chemical resistant
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    BASF Ultrafuse ASA

    • UV resistant
    • Heat resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • Tough
    • High stiffness
    • Strong
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    Kimya PLA-R

    • Easy
    • Visual
    • High stiffness
    • High strength
  • CPE Plus gear

    Ultimaker CPE+

    • High strength
    • Heat resistant
    • Translucent
    Ultimaker ABS wall socket functional part

    Ultimaker ABS

    • Tough
    • High strength
    • Multi-color
    Ultimaker PLA drill

    Ultimaker PLA

    • Easy
    • Stiff
    • High strength
    • Multi-color
    • Visual
    • Translucent
    • Transparent
  • Ultimaker CPE funnel

    Ultimaker CPE

    • High strength
    • Multi-color
    • Translucent
    Ultimaker PC bicycle manufacturing maintenance tool

    Ultimaker PC

    • Stiff
    • High strength
    • Tough
    • Heat resistant
    • Flame retardant
    • Translucent
    Ultimaker TPU 95A flexible head gasket

    Ultimaker TPU 95A

    • Flexible
    • Tough
    • Wear resistant
  • Ultimaker PVA water-soluble support

    Ultimaker PVA

    • Support material
    • Water-soluble
    Ultimaker Breakaway jig with support

    Ultimaker Breakaway

    • Support material
    • Easy
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    Kimya ABS-ESD Natural

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • High stiffness
    • ESD safe
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    Igus iglidur® I150

    • Strong
    • Chemical resistant
    • Wear resistant
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    Arkema FluorX™

    • Chemical resistant
    • Flame retardant
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    Owens Corning XSTRAND® GF30-PP

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • High stiffness
    • Temperature resistant
    • Impact resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • UV resistant
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    DSM Arnitel® ID 2045

    • Flexible
    • UV resistant
    • Chemical resistant
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    DSM Novamid® ID1030 CF10

    • Easy
    • High strength
    • High stiffness
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    DSM Novamid® AM1030 FR (F)

    • Flame retardant
    • Easy
    • Flame retarded
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    LEHVOSS LUVOCOM® 3F PET CF 9780 BK

    • High stiffness
    • Temperature resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • ESD safe
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    LEHVOSS LUVOCOM 3F PAHT® CF 9891 BK

    • Strong
    • High stiffness
    • Temperature resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • Wear resistant
    • ESD safe
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    LEHVOSS LUVOCOM 3F PAHT® 9825 NT

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • Temperature resistant
    • Impact resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • Wear resistant
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    BASF Ultrafuse PAHT CF 15

    • High stiffness
    • Strong
    • Tough
    • Temperature resistant
    • Chemical resistant
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    Clariant PLA-HI-GF10 3D

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • Impact resistant
    • Temperature resistant
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    Clariant ESD safe PET-G

    • Strong
    • Tough
    • Impact resistant
    • Chemical resistant
    • ESD safe

Advanced 3D printing materials: The choice is yours

Unlimited material choice

Make your application meet the demands of the real world by printing it with advanced polymers and composites. Any 2.85 mm filament works with Ultimaker hardware, and an expanding selection of materials with print profiles from the Ultimaker Marketplace guarantee print success every time.

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"We require 3D printing materials with good mechanical properties to withstand wear and tear of our punching and metal forming solutions. Thanks to Ultimaker’s open filament system, we are able to use dedicated materials in order to print serial parts."

Paolo Matassoni, Head of R&D, Andritz Metals

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The 3-step Ultimaker material workflow

The product requirements for a successful part

Based on your intent, set product requirements, and create your CAD design to make your final part fit for purpose.

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Expand your 3D printing knowledge

  • Introduction to FFF 3D printing guide

    Introduction to FFF 3D printing

    Material properties are only translated into a printed part by following specific design rules for 3D printing. Even small tweaks in CAD can strengthen prints, reduce material costs, and cut print time. Learn the best practices used by our 3D printing experts.

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    Metal and plastic 3D printing compared

    Metal and plastic 3D printing compared

    Has metal 3D printing made its polymer alternative obsolete? This white paper offers an in-depth comparison of the two technologies and highlights which industry applications are best suited for each.

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    Discover ideas for 3D printed tools and end-use parts

    Unlock more 3D printing applications

    Are you making the most of what an open filament 3D printer can do for your business? In this white paper, discover ideas for tooling and end-use parts you can print in-house, more cheaply and efficiently.

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Take control of your workflow with Ultimaker

3D printers that simply work

Our award-winning 3D printers are robust, reliable, and easy to use. They deliver quality parts time and again. Certified to run 24/7, they allow you to achieve the results you need more quickly and easily.​

Meet our 3D printers

Software ready for Industry 4.0

Trusted by millions of users across 14 languages, Ultimaker Cura slices your model and integrates with any workflow through Marketplace plugins. Then scale production and digital distribution with Ultimaker Cloud.

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Material choice like never before

Ultimaker offers the widest material choice on the market. Through our Material Alliance, choose the perfect filament for your application – from advanced polymers to carbon fiber composites.​

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Support dedicated to your success

Wherever you are in the world, Ultimaker support is close by. Our global network of service partners offer professional installation, training, and maintenance in your language and time zone.​

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