Sabic has been involved in 3D printing for a long time supplying materials such as their Ultem PEI material that is used extensively in aerospace.
Lately, the company has also started selling ABS and PC filaments and Polyimide , has a renewed focus on large format 3D printing making materials for Thermwood, Cincinnati and others. With applications such as autoclave tooling and yacht hulls, Sabic seems focused on expanding from its base in aviation into larger industrial applications.
We spoke to Sabic’s 3D Printing leader Keith Cox to see what the company has been up to and is planning. “ At the moment Sabic is..v ery focussed on four areas..traditional resin (granulate that they sell to OEMs like Stratasys) …their own filament systems..branching out into other technologies and systems…and large format .” “ Large format “…and specifically “ large parts…is a strong focus ” and “ Sabic is […]
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