Evonik, one of many world’s main specialty chemical compounds corporations, has joined Stratasys as the corporate’s third and latest materials accomplice for the P3 technology-based Origin One 3D printer. Evonik is contributing its experience within the growth and manufacturing of ready-to-use photopolymer supplies to boost the P3 platform, which achieves injection molding half high quality and floor end with excellent accuracy, in a various and repeatedly rising vary of high-performance supplies.
The primary materials from the partnership is P3 Deflect 120, a Stratasys-validated materials with low viscosity and excessive inexperienced power that has been examined for reliability on the Origin One printer. Evonik’s assessments counsel an enchancment of as much as 10% in power in comparison with an unnamed competing DLP 3D printer. The flexibility to print elements for a warmth deflection temperature of as much as 120°C addresses an important want for supplies which are particularly designed to be much less brittle at excessive temperatures – making the fabric well-suited for purposes comparable to molds used within the manufacturing sector.
“Suggestions from our clients indicated there was an actual market want for a robust, high-heat photopolymer in our portfolio,” stated Alex Sant’Anna, Evonik’s Director of Additive Manufacturing and Materials Options within the Americas. “The underside line: This new partnership with Stratasys will imply that we are able to handle extra purposes for Stratasys clients to develop 3D printing in manufacturing.”
“Our new partnership with Evonik reinforces the expansion strategy for our hybrid supplies technique and the market’s evolving want for validated supplies at scale for a rising array of purposes,” stated Oren Zoran, VP and Head of Product Administration at Stratasys. “We stay up for working with Evonik to discover new purposes to improve our P3 platform now and sooner or later.”
The P3 Deflect 120 materials is at the moment obtainable for patrons to order in US, Germany, France and Italy.