Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Placentia CA

Is Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Placentia CA the Answer Your Application Needs?

Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Anaheim CA If you have an application that requires 3D printing of strong materials that are resistant to almost any temperature or chemical then Ultem 1010 3D printing in Placentia CA may be just what you are looking for. This option offers industrial-grade FDM results that can be used for a wide variety of needs and within many different applications.

What Exactly is Ultem?

You may first want to understand exactly what Ultem is. It is a type of amorphous thermoplastic polyetherimide resin (PEI) that is very strong. It is a popular choice for complex needs because it is resistant to very extreme temperatures and it is very stiff. Some of the industries that regularly choose it include the medical industry, aerospace, and automotive.

Understanding Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Placentia CA

Ultem is a general term but Ultem 1010 3D printing in Placentia CA refers to a specific option within the next generation of Fused Deposition Modeling (which is also known as FDM). Ultem 1010 is a specific type of PEI that is often chosen when a client needs something with the strongest possible tensile strength within FDM, or the highest resistance to temperatures. Ultem also has the highest resistance to many chemical types.

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The Difference Between Other Options

There are other options within the Ultem family of materials. Often, customers are trying to decide between Ultem 9085 and Ultem 1010 3D printing in Placentia CA. While we are happy to go over all the options and their pros and cons to find the right choice for your specific project, generally speaking we suggest 9085 if toughness and flexibility are your top priorities while 1010 is a great choice if strength and resistance to temperature and chemicals are essential components.

For Which Applications is Ultem 1010 3D Printing in Placentia CA Often the Right Choice

We have worked with all types of industries and applications that worked well with Ultem 1010 3D printing in Placentia CA. However, some of the most common that choose this option 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.

Do you work in one of these industries and need 3D printing options? Do you have other questions? Do you work within another agency and are not sure what your best options are? Contact ProTek Models at (832) 968-6636 to get the help you need.

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