FDM TPU 92A

FDM® TPU 92A is a thermoplastic polyurethane with a Shore A value of 92. The material exhibits high elongation, superior toughness, durability and abrasion resistance. FDM TPU 92A brings the benefits of elastomers to FDM 3D printing and offers the capability to quickly produce large and complex elastomer parts.

Typical applications include flexible hoses, tubes, air ducts, seals, protective covers and vibration dampeners.

Color options: Black

Thermal Properties Test Method Value
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi AST D648 38 °C (100.4 °F)
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 15 psi NA 56 °C (132.8 °F)
Vicat Softengin Temperature (Rate B/50) ASTM D1525 95 °C (203 °F)
Glass Transaction Temperature (Tg) DMA (SSYS) -42 °C (-43.6 °F)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (x-direction) ASTM E831 139 µm/[m*°C]
7.72E-05 in/[in*°F]
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (y-direction) ASTM E831 159 µm/[m*°C]
8.83E-05 in/[in*°F]
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (z-direction) ASTM E831 176 µm/[m*°C]
9.78E-05 in/[in*°F]
Electrical Properties Test Method XY Orientation XZ Orientation
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 6.09E+10 ohm-cm 7.17E+13 ohm-cm
Other Test Method value
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.13502
Mechanical Properties Test Method XY Orientation XZ Orientation
Shore Hardness (molded) ASTM D2240 92 Shore A 92 Shore A
Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D412 15.6 MPa
(2,265 psi)
16.1 MPa
(2,332 psi)
Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D412 16.8 MPa
(2,432 psi)
17.4 MPa
(2,519 psi)
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D412 15.3 MPa
(2,212 psi)
20.7 MPa
(3,000 psi)
Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D412 552% 482%
Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D412 466% 385%
Tensile Stress at 100% Elongation (PSI) ASTM D412 6.9 MPa
(999 psi)
7.6 MPa
(1,096 psi)
Tensile Stress at 300% Elongation (PSI) ASTM D412 11.0 MPa
(1,598 psi)
11.9 MPa
(1,722 psi)
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 1.8 MPa
(255 psi)
2.4 MPa
(351 psi)
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 25.6 MPa
(3,719 psi)
36.9 MPa
(5,349 psi)
Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 No break No break
Tear Strength – Stamped ASTM D624-C 84.6 N/mm
(483 lbF/in)
N/A
Compressive Strength, Yield (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D695 2.6 MPa
(384 psi)
2.6 MPa
(384 psi)
Compressive Strength, Ultimate (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D695 2.6 MPa
(384 psi)
2.6 MPa
(384 psi)
Compressive Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D695 16.9 MPa
(2,457 psi)
16.9 MPa
(2,457 psi)
Compression Set at 22 Hours @ 23 °C ASTM D395 21% N/A
Compression Set at 22 Hours @ 70 °C ASTM D395 44% N/A