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Fused Deposition Modeling

Generally speaking, FDM uses high temperature to melt the material into a liquid state, extrude it through the print head and solidify it, and finally arrange it in three-dimensional space to form a three-dimensional object. 

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Fused Deposition Modeling
Guideline of Fused Deposition Modeling

Size of Fused Deposition Modeling

Below table shows the size of Fused Deposition Modeling parts we usually make. If you need a larger size, we can also help you achieve it.




Maximum build size

500 x 500 x 500 mm (19.68'' x 19.68'' x 19.68'')*

Standard lead time

4 business days

Dimensional accuracy

± 0.5% with a lower limit on ± 0.5 mm (0.0196'')

Layer height

100-300 μm



*The maximum build size for Carbon-filled Nylon (Onyx) is 320 mm x 132 mm x 154 mm

Available Material of Fused Deposition Modeling

In addition to the general materials listed below, Zhongde can also modify the materials according to the special needs of customers. Our professional engineers will adjust the raw material formula to meet the unique conditions of use.




Standard, Woodfill, Metalfill


Nylon 11, Nylon 12, Markforged Onyx, PA 6 Stratasys


Standard PETG


ULTEM 9085, ULTEM 1010


Standard ASA


Standard ABS, ABS M30, ABSplus


Standard TPU with shore hardness 85A - 95A

Design Guidelines for Fused Deposition Modeling

The following table summarizes the recommended and technically feasible values for the most common features encountered in 3D printed parts.


Recommended size

Unsupported walls

0.8 mm (0.0315'')

Supported walls

0.8 mm (0.0315'')

Minimum feature size

2.0 mm (0.00787'')

Minimum hole diameter

2.0 mm (0.00787'')

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