Victrex Plays Lead Role in Driving Innovation for 3D Printing
Thornton Cleveleys (UK) – Victrex is leading a consortium of companies and institutions1 pursuing innovation in 3D printing (additive manufacturing or AM). As part of its key role, Victrex will develop new grades of high-performance polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer based on innovative chemical formulations that are specifically designed to work in additive manufacturing processes. Although utilised in some AM applications today, current PAEK materials were originally developed for use in injection molding or extrusion manufacturing process.
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