Arkema is associating with new partners and expanding the use of its high-performance solutions to the 3D manufacturing of composite materials, a major development in lightweight materials. This new technology, which combines the power of 3D printing and composite materials where Arkema has a leading position, will offer new perspectives and new applications in the aeronautics, automotive, energy and construction sectors to meet the growing demand for lightweight materials.
Exton, Pennsylvania, November 18, 2019 – EnvisionTEC, a global developer of professional grade 3D printing solutions, and Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will introduce E-Aquasol water-soluble resin at Formnext 2019. Developed through a collaboration between the two companies, E-Aquasol resin is designed for use on EnvisionTEC’s proprietary cDLM® 3D printing platform and incorporates Sartomer’s N3xtDimension® UV-curable resin solutions.
On November 15 Arkema inaugurated, in the presence of Thierry Le Hénaff, the Group’s Chairman and CEO, and Hervé Morin, President of the Normandy Region, a new Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing within its Cerdato Research & Development Center in Serquigny, Normandy (France). Arkema and the Normandy Region intend this new center of excellence dedicated to additive manufacturing based on high-performance polymers, to be of benefit to companies and training organizations in the region, as part of a collaborative initiative striving for swift adoption of these new production methods.
Arkema, a leader in advanced polymers and liquid resins for 3D printing, is taking steps forward to help customers accelerate additive manufacturing of high-tech parts. The Group has expanded its list of industrial partnerships and collaborative research programs all along the supply chain.
Experts from Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will feature engineered resins, oligomers, monomers and tailor-made solutions that elevate the performance of UV-, LED-, EB- and thermal-cured materials for 3D printing, rubber compounds, plastic coatings and packaging inks at K 2019 at the Arkema booth, Hall 6, #6C57.
Experts from Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will introduce innovative materials solutions that advance performance of energy-cured adhesives, 3D printing parts, inks, specialty coatings and nail gels at RadTech Europe.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, September 23, 2019 – Continuous Composites today announce a strategic partnership with Arkema, through its Sartomer business line, to combine Continuous Composites’ patented Continuous Fiber 3D (CF3D®) Printing technology with Arkema’s cutting edge photocurable resin solutions, to accelerate the advancement of additive manufacturing with composite materials.
Arkema announces a project to acquire Lambson, a company specializing in photoinitiators for curing, a technology meeting the demands of cutting-edge markets such as electronics, 3D printing, digital ink, composites and high performance coatings. These solutions will complement the offering of Sartomer, a global leader in photocure resins, while helping speed up its development in this fast-growing market. This deal will further strengthen the share of specialties in Arkema’s product portfolio, in line with its long-term ambition.
Carbon, the world’s leading digital manufacturing company and Arkema, a pioneer in advanced liquid resins solutions through its Sartomer business line, announce a strategic partnership through an investment in the startup’s capital, to deliver a new era of materials performance and supply chain model for Carbon’s manufacturing partners.
Since its inception in 2013, Massivit 3D has partnered with Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, benefitting from its market-leading portfolio of N3xtDimension® UV-curable liquid resins, which are the advanced liquid resins that make up a significant portion of Massivit 3D’s unique, proprietary Gel Dispensing Printing (GDP) technology. This technology enables the super-fast production of super-sized, lightweight, hollow 3D-printed models up to 1.8 meters/6 feet high, giving Massivit’s customers the power of 3D advertising.
Arkema has successfully started up the 30% capacity extension of its photocure advanced liquid resin production plant in Nansha, located south of Canton, China. Inaugurated today, this new production line will help to meet the strong demand in Asia in the electronics, 3D printing, adhesives and inkjet printing markets. This investment supports Sartomer’s strategy to develop cutting-edge solutions for advanced and sustainable curing technologies.
Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will feature new specialty solutions that enable high-performance, low-VOC composites systems at JEC World 2019 at the Arkema booth in Hall 5 Stand V39. Sartomer is a global leader in developing advanced liquid resin solutions that significantly improve the functional properties of composite matrices.
Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, has launched in-house electron beam (EB) labs with equipment to enable customers to develop and test innovative EB curing formulations on a small scale using Sartomer’s advanced liquid resin solutions. The company has recently installed EB lab units—standalone, compact, simple-to-use electron accelerators—in its France and USA R&D centers. A third installation is planned for its Asia operations.