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DSM expands powder portfolio for AM with New Polypropylene Material

Royal DSM

Global science-based nutrition, health, and sustainable living firm, Royal DSM, has released a new polypropylene material designed for 3D printing a wide range of applications across several industries.

Arnilene AM6002, which has food contact approval in Europe, expands DSM’s powder portfolio for manufacturing and is suitable for Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) 3D printing.

“We are pleased to further extend the material choices for 3D printing with this engineering-grade Arnilene AM6002 powder,” said Geoff Gardner, Innovations Director Additive Manufacturing at DSM.

“This sustainable material is the type of material that manufacturers across many industries are looking for as they move from traditional manufacturing to additive manufacturing, saving production time and cost, as well as maintaining supply chain performance stability year-round.”

Royal DSM recently also added a new product to its broad portfolio of 3D printing materials Arnilene AM6001 GF (G), a glass-filled polypropylene (PP) pellet material developed for fused granulate fusion (FGF) 3D printing. The new material is well suited for direct 3D printing structural, lightweight components for industries like automotive, as well as tooling.

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Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology and consulting. He is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which was subsequently formed by the acquisition of Inkjet Forum India – a leading knowledge sharing platform for inkjet printing technology founded by him. At Inkjet Forum India, Aditya was single handedly responsible for conceptualizing and organizing conferences and educations programs, in the area of digital textile printing and industrial inkjet.