3D Printing Solutions by Arkema, a new commercial platform dedicated to 3D printing
In particular, this new commercial platform will accelerate the development of our range of materials and services dedicated to additive manufacturing by maximising synergies across its various product offerings and by continuing to develop close cooperation with its customers, partners and equipment manufacturers.
Arkema offers innovative solutions in photocure resins and high performance thermoplastic polymers for the 3D printing market.
Led by its flagship brands including N3xtDimension® resins, Rilsan® biosourced polyamides, and ultra high performance Kepstan® PEKK polymers, Arkema’s product offering spans all major 3D manufacturing technologies (photocuring, powder bed fusion, filament extrusion) in partnership with all of the market’s major equipment manufacturers.
Arkema is investing heavily in this growing market.
New production capacities have been announced for:
- PEKK resins in the United States in 2018,
- photocure resins in China in 2019 and
- polyamide 11 biosourced resins in Asia in 2021.
Also, in July of this year, a center of excellence dedicated to UV-curable resins was inaugurated in Exton (USA), complementing the existing research centers in King of Prussia (USA) for filament extrusion technologies, and Serquigny (France) for powder sintering technologies.