No less than 44 % of total waste* is generated by plastics. The 3D printing community provides a powerful opportunity to make current manufacturing methods more sustainable, so we have challenged ourselves to create a filament made from recycled material that is a serious alternative to filaments made from virgin raw materials.
We are now proud to say that with the new Ultrafuse® rPET we have more than met the challenge. The “r” stands for recycled, as Ultrafuse® rPET is made from recycled PET medical equipment. Components printed with Ultrafuse® rPET print, look and perform as outstandingly as our PET filament made from virgin raw material.

Product safety

Recommended: Process materials in a well ventilated room, or use professional extraction systems. For further and more detailed information please consult the corresponding material safety data sheets.

Safety Data Sheet: ULTRAFUSERPET_974892_SDS_GEN_GB_EN_1-0

Benefits at a Glance

  • Sustainable alternative to PET
  • Easy to print
  • Great end results

Example Applications

  • Jigs & fixtures
  • Automotive parts
  • Prototyping

Material Properties

Tensile Strength (MPa): 14.7 (ZX), 38.6 (XY)
Flexural Modulus (MPa): 829(ZX), 1551 (XZ), 1662 (XY)
Elongation at Break: 1.2 % (ZX), 4.3 %(XY)
Impact Strength Izod notched (kJ/m2): 1.5 (ZX), 3.3 (XZ), 4.4 (XY)
Impact Strength Izod unnotched (kJ/m2): 4.4 (ZX), 21.9 (XZ), 48.2 (XY)
HDT @ 0.45 MPa: 71°C

Example print



Weight 1,1 kg
Dimensions 21,7 × 20,5 × 6,1 cm
Diameter Filament

1,75 mm, 2,85 mm


750 gr


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