Firewire Flame Retardant ABS


Firewire® ABS-FR is a premium UL94 V-0 rated ABS that allows for printing of functional prototypes and production parts. This material is ideal for printing electrical housings, connectors, or any part that requires thermal properties [up to 95°C] and flame retardant ABS characteristics.

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Firewire® Flame Retardant ABS 3D Printing Filament

Firewire® FR-ABS is made using a premium UL94 V-0 rated ABS. Flame Retardant ABS is ideal for applications that require UL94 V-0 self-extinguishing characteristics.

Gearbox HT2™ 3D Printer: Print industrial-grade parts using our FR ABS and more with the new Gearbox™ HT2 High-Temp 3D Printer.

Print Recommendations

Ext Temp 1

Extruder Temp

Bed Temp

Bed Temp

Chamber Temp

Heated Chamber

Nozzle Settings

Nozzle Specs
No special concerns

Bed Adhesion

Bed Adhesion
Magigoo Bed Prep

Layer Height

Layer Height
No special concerns

Drying Filamen

Drying Specs
80°C for 4 hours

Water Soluble Support

Works best with
X1 USM Water Soluble Support

Benefits of Firewire Flame Retardant ABS:

  • Durable and sturdy parts with highly flame-retardant, self-extinguishing properties
  • Easier to print than most industrial-grade materials
  • Made using UL94 V-0 rated base resin

Flame Rating (UL94):

  • 1.5mm: V-0
  • 2.0mm: V-0, 5VB
  • 2.5mm: V-0, 5VB
  • 3.0mm: V-0, 5VB

Filament Specifications:

1.75mm and 2.85mm +/- 0.05mm in diameter

Recommended Print Settings:

  • Extruder: 220-240°C
  • Bed Temp: 100-110°C
  • Bed Prep: Magigoo Bed Prep Adhesive or 3DXTECH Polyimide Tape gives us the best results
  • Heated Chamber: Recommended, a chamber helps reduce warping and improves layer adhesion
  • Supports: Water soluble AquaTek X1 USM works ideal for complex parts.
  • Drying Instructions: 80°C for 4 hours.

Safety Note:

Direct ventilation is required to print Firewire Flame Retardant ABS. This grade has a much more pronounced odor during printing and it is highly recommended to use in a well-ventilated area or with HEPA and carbon filtration systems available.


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