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Published on September 12th, 2016 | by Geetika Bhasin

Ultimaker Introduces 4 New Materials for 3D Printing

Ultimaker is a 3D manufacturer that designs and prints almost all kinds of objects and products that are ordered. They provide ABS and PLA filaments which enable users to create complex as well as simple parts at both basic and expert level. Now this 3D printing manufacturer from Netherlands is offering 4 new materials in the market to complement better manufacturing of 3D printed products from the Ultimaker2 series.

These materials were previously available at premium prices but now will be available with Ultimaker at more reasonable prices. These materials are much more resilient and display improved performance.

The materials are-
• Ultimaker Nylon (polyamide) – This material offers strength and resistance, is durable and can offer low moisture sensitivity.
• Ultimaker TPU 95A (thermoplastic polyurethane) – This material has a Shore-A hardness of 95 and an elongation of up to 580% at break. It’s designed for services that require slight flexibility, wear and tear, and chemical resistance.
• Ultimaker CPE+ (co-polyester) – this material can withstand temperatures as high as 100 ºC, is resistant, tough, and stable.
• Ultimaker PC (polycarbonate) – PC provides exemplary print quality, resistance to temperatures of 110 ºC, durability, and toughness.

Ultimaker can now expand its production line and create new objects, and parts that will be fulfilling for the concerned project. Recent Ultimakers printers have also been designed with travel backpacks. The printers from the giant company are known to be durable, long-lasting, and portable. Ultimakers have manufactured advanced products like the research lab manufacturing 3D printed medical objects to recycling plastic objects and manufacturing objects of hobbyists. These newly introduced materials are sure to offer excellence to the existing and the new manufacturing processes. All these new printing materials are now available from $59.95 to $69.95 and are available at Ultimaker.


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