Kevlar

Kevlar Filament

Kevlar® is tough, lightweight material, and can bend further than any other fiber, making it ideal for 3D printing.
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Impact Resistance
Reinforced with

Kevlar

(TPa/s²)
ABS (blue), PLA (red), and Kevlar-reinforced Onyx (black) parts struck with a hammer.

When To 3D Print With Kevlar Material

Kevlar is best utilized in parts that will take a beating. Its low density and high durability make it a great option for applications involving a lot of motion or interfacing with production parts.
End effectors
Soft jaws
Cradles
End use parts

Application Spotlight

Dixon Valve 3D prints Kevlar-reinforced grippers for an industrial robot that transfers fittings between machining centers. Kevlar's toughness combined with its low density make for lightweight jaws that can withstand repeated clampings.
Kevlar

FAQ

What is Kevlar material?

Kevlar is a synthetic fiber developed and produced by DuPont. Know for its light weight and toughness, it is traditionally used in products such as tires, sails, rope, and protective equipment. Kevlar is an excellent material for 3D printing.

How strong is Kevlar?

For a complete explanation of the material properties of 3D printed Kevlar, check out our composites data sheet.

Kevlar
 material is compatible with our desktop and industrial series 3D printers.
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Kevlar
 is only compatible with our Industrial Series machines.
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Compatible with our Metal X system.
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