HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Plastic PA12 (formerly named “Professional Plastic”) has excellent mechanical properties and can be dyed black for a sleek finish, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of applications.

Since we now offer two Multi Jet Fusion Plastic materials (see new material announcement), PA12 has reclaimed its industrial name to clearly differentiate it from PA12 Glass Beads, which contains 40% glass beads for added stiffness and durability. Both materials use the Multi Jet Fusion technology, a professional-grade 3D printing process that creates high-quality, end-use products.

Ideal Applications Include:

  • Drones
  • Fixtures
  • Home decor
  • Eyewear
  • Games
  • Prosthetics

HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology

PA12 is printed using HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology and supports very complex geometries and thin features.








  • Heatproof to 175C/350F
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • Skin-Friendly
  • Water Tight




Technical Documents

Check out the Material Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet for PA12.

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Upcoming blog posts on Material of the Month: PA12

Part Two: Material Comparison: PA12 vs PA12 Glass Beads
Part Three: Business Example: PA12 used in the virtual reality industry
Part Four: Tutorial: Post processing PA12