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We are the 3D printing arm of a larger company called Express Group Ltd. Fixing printers since 1988, today we are a Specialist Parts Distributor and Experts in 3D Printing.
We take quality control very seriously, which is why we are audited for ISO9001:2015 certification, this helps ensure we provide great customer service.
Zortrax is a manufacturer of high-performance FDM 3D printers for professionals. Their printers use industrial-grade mechatronics and components to provide a high level of reliability and consistency. The brand is renowned for innovation and developing solutions to problems, such as how to automate the process of smoothing models to eliminate layer lines. Manufacturers, engineers, product designers, dentists and other professionals are benefitting from these innovations. You can too.
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Available in natural or black, Z-NYLON is a high-performance 3D printing filament manufactured by Zortrax for the M200 Plus and M300 Plus. It is a specially formulated nylon for the fused filament fabrication process.
Z-NYLON is very strong and abrasion resistant. It has a 33.22 MPa tensile strength rating, making it suitable for post-processing with tools meant for machining. It will not chip, shatter or succumb to light abrasion. It is also highly resistant to chemicals and heat, so is a good choice for engineering applications.
Applications for Zortrax Z-NYLON include fabricating living hinges, tools, buckles, gears, functional prototypes and mechanical parts. Parts printed in this material are satin with a solid colour throughout. They do not require post-processing.
A unique feature of Z-NYLON is the ability to dye it. You can dye finished models in any colour with liquid dye. A good product is RIT dye.
Please note: All nylon materials suffer from considerable shrinkage and Z-NYLON is no different. The effects of shrinkage can be reduced byworking with the HEPA cover on. This is a filtering device for M Series printers. It maintains a stable, dry environment inside the print chamber to reduce warping and shrinkage.
Whenever we are asked by someone what 3D printer they should buy, there are always a few brands on the tip of our tongue. And Zortrax is always one of them. The reason is simple - quality. From their printers to their filaments and supplies, Zortrax create a quality product. We know fresh from the box, their printers will work, and their materials will be on point. There’s never an unwelcome surprise with Zortrax.
This consistency is why professionals use them religiously. From moving product prototyping in-house to making accurate dental models from 3D patient scans, there’s a Zortrax 3D printer to be found in nearly every application. Not on a trial basis either, but as an embedded product that solves a design or production challenge.
Zortrax was founded in 2013 and is a Polish brand. Early machines won awards, and that trend has continued ever since. They make their own filaments which offer an additive manufacturing solution to common applications. Z-NYLON, for example, is incredibly strong and can be processed with machines meant for machining metals. There are countless more materials to choose from which transcend the use cases of ABS and PLA.
We are an authorised Zortrax reseller and can recommend the right product for your use case. Please contact us if you require help choosing.