GUP®’s excellent mechanical, electrical and thermal properties make it an attractive candidate for the next generation of 3D printable materials
In the last few years, 3D printing has emerged as a leading manufacturing technology all over the world for a variety of applications. The success of 3D printing depends on fine-tuned materials to the needs of each application. There are many thermoplastic and thermosetting polymeric materials that can be selected for 3D printing depending on the application. Engineering thermoplastics with improved mechanical performance, such as polyamide (PA), polycarbonate (PC), polyether ether ketone (PEEK), polyetherimide (PEI), polyethersulfone (PES) or polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) is also possible.
There is increasing interest in the development of high-performance composites suitable for 3D printing, achieved via the introduction of nanomaterials with unique properties such as nanotubes and graphene and its derivatives in the polymer matrix.