Ion PA6 Alloy


Ion™ PA6 Alloy is an excellent choice for superior printability and high-performance. This material offers industrial-grade mechanical, thermal, and chemical resistance properties.

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Ion™ PA6 Alloy

Ion™ PA6 Alloy has been formulated for superior printability and high-performance. Nylon is the industry standard go-to engineering-grade of thermoplastic across the globe thanks to its excellent mechanical, thermal, and chemical resistance properties.

Gearbox HT2™ 3D Printer: Print industrial-grade parts using our Ion™ PA6 Alloy 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
Not required

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
90°C for 4 hours

Water Soluble Support

X1 USM Water Soluble Support

Benefits of Ion™ PA6 Alloy Include:

  • Excellent printability
  • High strength with 60 MPa / 8700 PSI Tensile Strength
  • Improved chemical resistance compared to other traditional 3D printing filaments
  • Abrasion and wear resistant
  • Good thermal properties with a Tg of 85°C and Tm of 200°C
ion chem resistance

Filament Specifications:

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

Recommended Print Settings:

  • Extruder: 250-270°C
  • Bed Temp: 100-110°C
  • Bed Prep: Magigoo Bed Prep or 3DXTECH Polyimide Tape gives us the best results
  • Heated Chamber: Not required, but a 30-80°C chamber does improve layer bonding and finished part mechanical properties
  • Supports: AquaTek™ water soluble X1 USM Universal Support Material works ideal for complex parts.
  • Drying Instructions: 90°C for 4 hours.


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