BASF and EOS Cooperate on Plastic Powders
BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, and EOS GmbH, Munich, Germany, technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, are cooperating on new plastic powders.
"We are pleased to collaborate with BASF on plastic powders for our systems," explains Peter Keller, Head of Material and Process Development at EOS. "This collaboration enables our customers to have a more versatile choice of standard materials from different producers, whereas we trust in BASF expertise on producing consistent quality polymers". As pioneer and innovator for comprehensive solutions in industrial 3D printing, EOS supports its customers with systems, materials, and process parameters as well as deep technical expertise in global service, applications engineering and consultancy. With its expertise EOS enables the successful implementation and production of customer applications using BASF’s new plastic powders on EOS's 3D printers.
In this collaboration, BASF has developed a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) powder for laser sintering processes, which can be jointly evaluated with partners and customers for specific applications. Objects made of this innovative material are distinguished by high flexibility.
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