ARKEMA INCREASES PRODUCTION OF 3D PRINTING RESINS AT SARTOMER’S CHINA PLANT

3D Printing Industry | 4/13/2019 | Tia Vialva
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Arkema, a French advanced materials company, has opened a new production line at its Sartomer plant in Nansha, China, increasing the production capacity of its 3D printing resins by 30%.

Christophe André, Executive Vice President, Advanced Materials at Arkema, said, “This investment strengthens our commitment to providing the most advanced photocure resin solutions with innovative properties, as well as services, to our customers around the world and giving them a leading competitive edge in their respective markets.”

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The inauguration of the new production line at the Sartomer plant in China. Photo via Arkema.

Arkema develops advanced 3D printing materials through its subsidiary Sartomer, which produces photocurable resins such as N3XTDIMENSION and SAR-GEL, which is used to detect water at the bottom of fuel tanks.

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Earlier this year, Sartomer USA set up an in-house electron beam (EB) lab with standalone electron accelerators, to test and develop EB curable resins. At the time two more EB labs were planned, one in France and one in Asia.

On EB labs, Doug Sharp, President and CEO of Sartomer USA, had said, “The EB laboratory installations fortify Sartomer’s commitment to providing the most advanced liquid resin solutions and R&D services to customers around the world. This investment also enables us to help prospective customers looking to use EB curing in existing applications or...
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