I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical Engineering MagazineChementator Briefs
Sulfur control Preferential Oxidation Catalysis — a new catalytic solution…
BUSINESS NEWS
Chemical Engineering MagazineBusiness News
Plant Watch Perstorp will construct new plant for sodium formate…
TECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEEQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUSNEW PRODUCTS + Show More SHOW PREVIEWS

Comment

New polymer powder for 3-D printing

By Chemical Engineering |

Evonik Industries

This company has developed a new polymer powder for applications in a higher-temperature range as part of its polyamide 6 series. The product further expands the company’s portfolio of high-performance materials for powder-based 3-D printing technologies. The new polyamide powder features high mechanical strength, as well as excellent chemical and temperature resistance. Its heat deflection temperature (HDT B) is around 195°C. Moreover, the powder material stands out for its low water absorption — below 3% — which has a positive effect on processability in 3-D printing and the dimensional stability of printed 3-D components (photo). The new polymer powder has a nearly round grain shape, improving the flowability, which makes it suitable for all powder-based 3-D printing technologies. — Evonik Industries AG, Essen, Germany

www.evonik.com

 

Related Content

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Quadruple Sensor Lifetime with a Retractable Housing
Minimizing Explosion Risk Where Other Solutions Cannot
Minimizing Corrosion with Fast, Robust Gas Analysis
Lower Measurement Point Costs with Automatic pH Sensor Cleaning
Reduce the Risk of Corrosion in Fertilizer Production

View More

Live chat by BoldChat