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Thermoplastic polyurethane for elastic applications

 

Österreich
Forward AM

Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex

Parts created from this thermoplastic polyurethane boast a unique combination of qualities: They are flexible, of rubber-like elasticity and highly resistant to wear, abrasion and chemicals.

Developed for SLS 3D printing, Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex is a fully functional and strong material especially suited for hard-soft systems. Its low processing temperatures and a recycling rate of up to 100% make this TPU powder an exceptionally cost and time effective option.

 

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Examples of applications using Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex

  • Hard-soft systems
  • Sports footwear
  • Flexible parts like tubes, hoses, wheels and sealings
  • Shoe soles, orthopedic models
  • Designer accessories
  • Toolings and jigs
  • Fixtures
  • Interior design
  • Consumer products
  • Impact-absorbing parts

Properties of Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex

  • High elongation
  • Excellent physical properties
  • Rubber-like elasticity
  • Good abrasive properties
  • Good chemical resistance
  • High wear resistance
  • High thermal stability
  • Excellent surface quality (very smooth)
  • Available in natural color and black
  • High precision and detail resolution
  • Recycling rate of up to 100% depending on application

Which 3D printers should I use with Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex?

Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex has been tested on most conventional SLS machines and on printers of all sizes. At processing temperatures of below 130° C, printing with Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex can save time and reduce energy costs. We provide printer processing guidelines including parameterst to help you get the most out of this industrial-grade plastic powder. In addition, consultancy and on-site support is available to help ensure the material performs on your printer.

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Our services for Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex

Services available for Ultrasint® TPU 90 flex

  • On-site training with Forward AM experts
  • Process guidelines and consultancy on printing parameters for smooth printing right from the start
  • Support from our experts is only a click or call away

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Engineering and optimization services

  • Design optimization services for increased printability and performance of your part
  • Simulations for predicting part properties before printing to boost process efficiency
  • Consulting on and supply of functional and decorative surface treatments to turn 3D-printed part into marketable products

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