DuPont Performance Materials breaks into 3D printing with 3 new high-performance filaments | 3/21/2017 | Staff
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Polymer science company DuPont Performance Materials has introduced a new range of 3D printing filaments based on some of its existing polymers. The new filaments, which were presented at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference in Chicago, include Dupont Hytrel thermoplastic elastomers, DuPont Zytel nylons, and DuPont Surlyn ionomers.

The materials Hytrel, Zytel, and Surlyn have been developed and used by DuPont Performance Materials for over a decade. Now, the three plastics have been adapted for use with 3D printers, offering users high-performance and reliable 3D printing filaments. Using its new filaments, Dupont Performance Materials says users will be able to enjoy the full benefits of 3D printing, including “greater design freedom, light weighting, reduced product development cycles and much more.”

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The company’s business development leader Rahul Kasat is expected to give a talk on the new high-performance 3D printing filaments on March 22, when more details about the materials are sure to be unveiled. For now, Kasat has expressed his excitement about the new offerings.

“We are very excited about the addition of these new filament-based products to our existing portfolio and the progress made in the launch of these products for the 3D printing industry,” he said. “We believe these products will help our customers meet their needs for prototyping and manufacturing...
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