Elkem Silicones launches new silicone-based solutions for additive manufacturing/3D printing at Formnext 2022

Frankfurt, Germany – Elkem Silicones showcased its latest product innovation, enlarging its portfolio of silicone solutions of the AMSil™ and AMSil™ Silbione™ ranges for Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing, at the Formnext show in Frankfurt Germany.

Already acknowledgment for its disruptive silicone solutions as a winner in the 2021 R&D 100 award, Elkem Silicones is continuing its material innovation campaign in Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing. With the new developments, Elkem Silicones is now able to provide products from ShA 10 to ShA 70 with all well-known properties of 100% silicones for LDM (Liquid Deposit Molding) based systems. Besides their use in medical and industrial applications the range now also allows the use in Food Grade applications.

Elkem Silicones will also launch a newly developed support material as the AMSil™ 92100 series. This material is a paste like formulation suitable for use in common with the AMSil™ and AMSil™ Silbione™ range allowing to taking advantage of features and structures associated with the freedom of design approach inherent to Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing. The material is water-soluble and can be washed off during the post-processing phase.