SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced the launch of AMS31F filament, the company’s breakaway support material for fused deposition modeling. The new filament maintains rigidity during printing and provides exceptional pliability during post-processing to enable easier removal of scaffolding at room temperature, which can help reduce the time required to produce finished parts. The new AMS31F filament is for use with SABIC’s ULTEM™ AM9085F filament, a high-performance polyetherimide (PEI) material that provides high heat resistance and mechanical strength which are optimal properties for potential aerospace applications, as well as for automotive, oil and gas and tooling applications.
SABIC’s new AMS31F filament helps part producers increase their productivity by helping to reduce the time required to remove structural supports. SABIC’s AMS31F filament easily separates at room temperature, reducing post-production time. The filament’s white color provides a sharp contrast to the amber color of ULTEM™ filament, which allows operators to more quickly identify the structures to be removed.
SABIC’s new AMS31F filament adds to the value of using ULTEM™ AM9085F filament in demanding applications.