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Arevo Labs Launches Additive Manufacturing Service

20 October 2015

Arevo Labs Launches Additive Manufacturing Service

Arevo Labs has launched an Additive Manufacturing (AM) Service to make 3D printed composite parts for demanding end use applications in both PEEK (polyetheretherketone) and PAEK (polyaryletherketone) polymer based composite formulations that are optimised for additive manufacturing and set a new bar for performance.

Arevo Labs explains that its composite formulations use high performance polymer matrix with carbon nanotubes, carbon fibre and glass fibre. These composite materials elevate performance thresholds for strength, stiffness, durability, wear resistance, chemical resistance, thermal stability and electrostatic discharge (ESD) properties. For engineers and product developers, it claims the result is an additive manufacturing with state-of-the-art materials to produce the most advanced thermoplastic composite parts available today, though materials are only part of the equation. The 3D printed parts are optimised for mechanical properties using Arevo’s advanced software algorithms that encompass Additive Finite Element Analysis and true 3D Printing for lighter stronger parts with unmatched properties at a lower cost.

“We are excited to announce commercial availability of 3D printed PEEK and PAEK composite parts for the first time,” said Hemant Bheda, CEO and founder of Arevo Labs. “We have successfully developed end use applications in Aerospace, Single Use Medical Devices, Oil & Gas and Factory Automation and are working closely with OEMs to scale up production.”

The following AM optimised materials are immediately available for direct digital additive manufacturing services. “Fabricating high performance composite parts with 3D printing opens up new design opportunities for us. The two main advantages are improved complex geometries and new material possibilities,” said Kent Holder, Product Line Manager at Superior Energy. Superior Energy serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide.

“I can confirm that the drone arm printed with AREVO’s Katevo-CF material with no internal structure is much stronger than a carbon fibre filled SLS arm with inner ribs,” says Ido Baruchin, Head of Design at Matternet. Matternet has developed the first smart drone for transportation, revolutionising the last mile logistics.


Photo provided by Arevo





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