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  • Powders 

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    Powders compatible with SLS printing technology. These are high-quality sinterable powders with a granulation of less than 100 µm.

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    This section contains powders compatible with SLS printing technology. These are high-quality sintered powders with a granulation of less than 100 µm, available in two types of material.

    Nylon powders

    Polyamide or nylon powders focused on 3D printing of functional parts and prototypes that require good mechanical behavior.

    Polyamides or nylons are a group of thermoplastic materials widely used in industry. Due to its lower melting point and its very low hygroscopicity, PA-12 and PA-11 are the most widely used polyamides in 3D printing. Its main advantages include its good mechanical resistance, its elasticity, its resistance to wear and tear and its resistance to chemicals.
    This is why it is widely used in the manufacture of mechanical components, medical-surgical products, or aeronautical components.

    TPU/TPE powders

    Powders based on thermoplastic elastomers, focused on 3D printing of flexible parts, among which two types can be distinguished: thermoplastic elastomers based on urethanes and based on mixtures of thermoplastic polymers and rubbers.

    Urethane-based thermoplastic polymers consist of block copolymers of polyols and diisocyanates, in which the ratio of both copolymers defines the stiffness or elasticity of the material, thus being able to adjust the final properties of the material. Its most common applications include cable coatings, hose and tube manufacturing, elastic textile components, shoe soles, waterproofing, vibration dampers, soft-touch elements in consumer products or wheels. Today thermoplastic elastomers have carved a niche in practically all sectors thanks to their versatility.

    As for the elastomers that consist of physical mixtures of thermoplastic polymers and rubbers, since they are physical mixtures, the bonds between the thermoplastic polymer chains and the rubbers are not covalent, so they can be broken with temperature, thus maintaining thermoplastic behavior. Its main applications include the manufacture of sleeves, watertight joints or vibration dampers.