PETG Material

PETG (Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol) is a type of thermoplastic polyester that is commonly used in 3D printing and various other applications. It is a clear, tough, and durable material with excellent chemical resistance, making it suitable for a wide range of applications where transparency, strength, and impact resistance are required.

characteristics of PETG include:

  1. Transparency: PETG has excellent optical clarity, making it suitable for applications where visibility or transparency is important.
  2. Strength and Durability: PETG offers good tensile strength and impact resistance, making it suitable for parts that need to withstand mechanical stress.
  3. Chemical Resistance: PETG is resistant to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and solvents, making it suitable for applications where chemical exposure is a concern.
  4. Ease of Printing: PETG is relatively easy to print with compared to other materials like ABS. It has low shrinkage and warping tendencies, and it adheres well to print bed surfaces.
  5. Food Safe: PETG is considered food-safe and is commonly used for food packaging and containers.

Overall, PETG is a versatile material suitable for a wide range of applications, including 3D printing, packaging, signage, medical devices, and more.

Material Properties


Physical Properties

  • Density - 1.25 g/cm³
  • Vicat Softening Temp - 78 °C
  • Heat Deflection Temp - 69 °C
  • Melting Temp - 225 °C
  • Melt Index - 18.6 ± 2.2 g/10 min

Mechanical Properties

  • Tensile Strength - 32 ± 4 MPa
  • Breaking Elongation Rate - 11.2 ± 0.8%
  • Bending Modulus - 1670 ± 120 MPa
  • Bending Strength - 65 ± 4 MPa
  • Impact Strength - 52.7 ± 2.4 kJ/m²

PETG Colour Table


Hex Code


Transparent /
Nature #F9F7F2
Gray #9EA2A2
Blue Gray #688197
Gold #B28B33
Red #D6001C
Orange #FF671F
Yellow #FCE300
Lime Green #7CD82B
Green #009639
Lake Blue #0069B1
Blue #001489
Purple #9E007E
Black #000000