Kevlar Filament

Kevlar® is tough, lightweight material, and can bend further than any other fiber, making it ideal for 3D printing.
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Impact Resistance
Reinforced with


ABS (blue), PLA (red), and Kevlar-reinforced Onyx (black) parts struck with a hammer.

When To 3D Print With Kevlar Material

Kevlar is best utilized in parts that will take a beating. Its low density and high durability make it a great option for applications involving a lot of motion or interfacing with production parts.
End effectors
Soft jaws
End use parts

Application Spotlight

Dixon Valve 3D prints Kevlar-reinforced grippers for an industrial robot that transfers fittings between machining centers. Kevlar's toughness combined with its low density make for lightweight jaws that can withstand repeated clampings.


What is Kevlar material?

Kevlar is a synthetic fiber developed and produced by DuPont. Know for its light weight and toughness, it is traditionally used in products such as tires, sails, rope, and protective equipment. Kevlar is an excellent material for 3D printing.

How strong is Kevlar?

For a complete explanation of the material properties of 3D printed Kevlar, check out our composites data sheet.

 is only compatible with our Industrial Series machines.
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Compatible with our 万博官方网 X system.
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