Nexeo Solutions a leader in chemicals and plastics distribution announced the expansion of its 3D printing line of materials with the inclusion of highly-demanded performance filaments from SABIC.
SABIC’s new filaments, for use with Stratasys® Fortus® Classic machines as well as other printers with sufficient temperature capability and an open-format architecture, are based on the company’s industry-leading ULTEM™ polyetherimide (PEI) resin, EXL polycarbonate (PC) copolymer resin, polycarbonate (PC) resin and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resin.
“We are delighted in SABIC’s desire to add their new high-performance filaments to our 3D product line,” says Shawn Williams, Executive Vice President of Plastics at Nexeo Solutions. “The strong partnership we have, coupled with our industry knowledge and technical capabilities throughout the development process makes us an ideal fit to bring customers these differentiated filament options.”
“Making our products available to customers through Nexeo, who is as focused as we are, on offering high performance filaments for fused deposition modeling technology is another step toward expanding the use of Additive Manufacturing,” said Keith Cox, Senior Business Manager, Additive Manufacturing, SABIC. “Nexeo Solutions’ extensive network will help us to efficiently and effectively connect with our customers to provide a portfolio of filaments that will help address the industry’s needs for greater material choices.”