Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Long Beach CA

If You Have a Demanding Application Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Long Beach CA is the Answer for You

Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Anaheim CA Dealing with demanding applications can be a challenge but at ProTek Models we have the answer for you. If your needs require the strongest possible parts, then you may be looking for Ultem 1010 3D printing in Long Beach CA. This industrial-grade FDM thermoplastic is stronger than belief and can be used for numerous different applications. Read on to learn more about it and then contact ProTek Models with any questions or to request a quote.

First: What is Ultem?

Before we describe the process of Ultem 1010 3D printing in Long Beach CA, it is important to understand what Ultem is. It is what’s known as an amorphous thermoplastic polyetherimide, or PEI for short, type of resin. It provides incredibly elevated thermal resistance, impressive strength, and excellent stiffness. It is also resistant to numerous chemicals. For these reasons it is commonly used in the aerospace, medical, and automotive industries or other industries that require strength and resilience that other types of thermoplastics cannot provide.

What Exactly is Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Long Beach CA?

Once you understand the basics of Ultem your next question is liking: What is Ultem 1010 3D printing in Long Beach CA. Within the industry of 3D printing it is often referred to as the “next generation” of Fused Deposition Modeling. Ultem 1010 is a type of PEI used when strong tensile strength is necessary, when the client needs the highest possible resistance to extreme temperatures, and when the highest possible resistance to chemicals is needed.

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The Difference within the Ultem Family

You may wonder: What are the other options within the Ultem family? How does Ultem 1010 3D printing in Long Beach CA compare to them? All applications are unique and we are happy to talk about your unique needs to determine which will best fill its needs. However, generally speaking you can expect that another top choice, 9085, is more likely to be used when toughness and flexibility are essential while 1010 is often the choice when the top priorities are strong, chemical-, and temperature-resistant properties.

Top Industries That Choose Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Long Beach CA

There are a number of industries that are likely to choose Ultem 1010 3D printing in Long Beach CA. They include:

  • Aerospace. Especially components that are not FST like semi-structural components, ducts, and clips.
  • Automotive. Especially parts under the hood.
  • Medical. Such as custom tools, surgical guides, and other custom needs.
  • Food production. Fixtures, dies, baking sheets, patterns, etc.

This is of course not a comprehensive list. If you are in an industry that needs the most resistant and strongest option, then this may be the option. Contact ProTek Models at (832) 968-6636 to learn more.

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