DSM announces Somos & 3D Hubs collab for 3D tools/molds

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced the collaboration between Somos® and 3D Hubs which provides an online service for customers to obtain an accurate 3D printed tooling or molds with quick turn-around time using Somos® PerFORM.

3D Hubs is an online platform, which aims to bring the latest and most beneficial materials to engineers around the world. Through their platform, 3D Hubs has obtained a network of global certified service providers who are skilled in rapid tooling and provide 3D printed tools or molds made with the leading material for this application, Somos PerFORM.

Molds created with Somos PerFORM have a high level of surface smoothness and detail along with high heat resistance and impact strength. This combination of properties allows for the development of complex molds for various applications and the ability to injection mold with multiple materials including polyethylene, polypropylene, polycarbonate, ABS and glass filled nylon.