New polyamides for advanced sintering processes
Polyamide 12 is the material of choice for a new process from the US IT group HP Inc. that is marketed by HP’s Open Platform Program. Evonik and HP Inc. are intensifying their cooperation in the development of new plastic powders for 3D printing. As the first materials manufacturer,
The new PA 12 powder convinces with superior mechanical properties and is FDA compliant, as the components printed on the basis of VESTOSINT® can be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for food contact. So, the use of additive manufacturing technologies in food production equipment components which require flexibility due to limited quantities or unique, complex designs is conceivable.
The advantages are twofold: The process works about ten times as fast as other additive processes, and the indirect fusion protects the polymer chains so that the defined properties of the material are retained. Evonik participates participate in HP’s Open Platform Program and provide additional powder materials for Multi Jet Fusion™ technology.
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