NetComposites
Attwater

CRP Launches WINDFORM FX BLACK Material for Professional 3D Printing Is Here

27 September 2016

CRP Launches WINDFORM FX BLACK Material for Professional 3D Printing Is Here

CRP Technology launches WINDFORM FX BLACK, the new material within the WINDFORM family of materials for professional 3D Printing.

WINDFORM FX BLACK is described as a new generation polyamide based composite material with a dark black colour. Its mechanical characteristics make it particularly suited for Additive Manufacturing applications.

According to CRP, WINDFORM FX BLACK is characterised by exceptional resistance to repeated bending and torsion, and excellent impact resistance even at low temperatures.

“It is thanks to this feature that WINDFORM FX BLACK is suitable for applications for winter sports industry,” explains Franco Cevolini, CEO of CRP Group.

CRP explains that its consistency and behaviour are similar to polypropylene and ABS injection moulded parts. No post-production treatments are needed, as the material has an excellent surface finish in its sintered state. Any additional manual finishing improves its polish.

“We also recommend it for design applications that require a strong visual impact. CRP lends form and substance to everyone’s most creative ideas with WINDFORM FX BLACK,” notes Cevolini.

CRP claims that WINDFORM FX BLACK is perfect not only for flexible components with fine details, but also for creating accurate, reliable, and long lasting prototypes. It can be considered a highly valuable material in various functional applications and parts with living hinges or clip fittings. It is also suitable for ducting of complex shapes, or for thin walled connectors with snap-fit systems.


Photo provided by CRP Technology




Share this story


Related / You might like...

Web Industries’ Middlesex Plant Earns Nadcap Accreditation Covering Aerospace Composite Ply Cutting and Kitting Operations

The Middlesex production facility of Web Industries’ Aerospace market team has earned accreditation from Nadcap (the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) covering the facility’s composite cutting and kitting operations.

METYX USA Gains ISO 9001: 2015 Certification

The new METYX USA technical textiles production, sales and distribution facility in Renlo, Gaston County, North Carolina, is now ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certified.  

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc

Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline's fleet. The new aeroplane offers more seats and more range, which will help Morocco's flag carrier grow its international business.