Category Archives: PEKK

INTERVIEW: Maurits Blok Tractus3D isn’t ‘just another 3D printer company’

Maurits Blok is the newly appointed Commercial Director of Dutch industrial 3D printer provider Tractus3D. Founded in 2015, Tractus3D manufactures a range of large-volume delta 3D printers and desktop systems, and is gearing up for the commercial shipment of a new high temperature 3D printer. In a rapidly growing and highly competitive market, the company […]

Victrex to release improved PAEK for industrial 3D printing

Victrex, a UK supplier of high performance polymers is preparing to market newly developed additive manufacturing materials. One will improve recycling for unsintered powder in selective laser sintering (SLS). In fused filament fabrication (FFF), the company will also produce a filament with better Z-strength than existing Polyaryletherketone (PAEK), a leading material among high-temperature thermoplastics like […]

INTAMSYS secures series A funding for Industry 4.0 industrial 3D printer development

Industrial 3D printing system and material developer INTAMSYS has successfully secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. The round was led by venture capital firm CWB Capital, whose mission it is to create “a sustainable smart manufacturing ecosystem” between China, Hong Kong, and global technology. According to INTAMSYS CEO Charles Han, the money raised will […]

German RepRap nimmt erstes Hochtemperatur Material mit bis 260°C Hitzebeständigkeit in Portfolio auf: PEKK Carbon

PEKK Carbon GRR 300x160 - German RepRap nimmt erstes Hochtemperatur Material mit bis 260°C Hitzebeständigkeit in Portfolio auf: PEKK Carbon

Feldkirchen b. München, Mai 2018 – German RepRap reagiert auf die Nachfrage nach Hochtemperatur Materialien am Markt und nimmt PEKK Carbon ins Portfolio auf. Das PEKK Carbon ist bis 260°C hitzebeständig, bringt viele interessante technische und mechanische Eigenschaften mit sich und eignet sich daher ideal für Anwendungen in der Automobil, Luft- und Raumfahrtbranche oder für […]

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EOS releases aerospace grade PEKK 3D printer material in collaboration with Boeing

Industrial 3D printer provider EOS has released the first high performance, carbon-fiber reinforced PEKK material suitable for use in its polymer systems. The high temperature HT-23 material has been developed in collaboration with leading aerospace company Boeing. It is suitable for use on a new EOS P 810 system that was also announced today at […]

Oxford Performance Materials achieves medical accreditation in Japan for 3D printed implants

Connecticut based PEKK specailist Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), has received the Accreditation of Foreign Medical Device Manufacturer (FMDM) from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. OPM is known for pioneering the use of the polymer poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK) for aerospace, industrial and biomedical applications, including 3D printing parts for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. In 2013 OPM […]

3D printing news Sliced MIT, Kratzer, Rocket Lab, Nanoscribe, Relativity Space and Horizon Zero Dawn

Read on for an update on all the latest 3D printing news in design, research, applications and business news including Relativity Space’s test firing and detailed models from Horizon Zero Dawn. Also featured in this edition of Sliced: the University of California San Diego, Oxford Performance Materials, the 2nd World 3D Printing Olympiad, Fan Bingbing, Kitronik, America’s top […]

Indaero lands major Airbus suppliers using Stratasys 3D printed ULTEM

Spanish aerospace and engineering company Indaero has secured the business of a number of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Airbus suppliers. The new contracts, including one with Aernnova – manufacturer of the Airbus NH90 Helicopter, have been attributed in part to 3D printing, an effort Indaero believes has been “a game-changer” for its production. 3D printing maximizes […]

Oxford Performance Materials Aerospace and Defense business acquired by Hexcel

Hexcel Corporation, an advanced composites company, has announced the acquisition of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) Aerospace and Defense (A&D) business. OPM is a producer of high-performance thermoplastic and carbon fiber reinforced 3D printed parts. As previously reported, OPM is working with Boeing to provide 3D printed parts for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, and recently OPM […]

Cicadas inspire drug-free antibacterial properties of 3D printed PEKK

Though an effective means of helping to heal broken bones, orthopaedic implants (as foreign matter) always run the risk of creating bacterial infections in the body. Antibiotics are the usual defence in such situations, but what if medical devices could resist bacterial build-up simply because of the way they are made? Inspired by the naturally repellent […]