Royal DSM announced the release of Arnilene AM6002 (P), an expansion of the company’s powder portfolio for additive manufacturing. The polypropylene material suits 3D printing in a range of applications across multiple industries.
Arnilene AM6002 (P) has food contact approval in Europe, making it suitable for applications in the food and beverage or nutrition industries, such as conveyor belt guides, sprockets, slides, dosing blocks and creepers. With polypropylene used extensively in the automotive sector, DSM’s Arnilene AM6002 (P) is a good choice for applications such as dashboard components, interiors and many others in this sector. Additionally, the material is suitable for prototyping polypropylene end-use parts.
In addition, Arnilene AM6001 GF (G), and Arnilene AM6002 (P) for powder bed fusion printing are now available to manufacturers looking to use 3D printing while also providing a familiar material they are used to handling.
Arnilene AM6002 (P) offers robust mechanical, chemical and thermal properties and the ability to print complex designs. This easy-to-process material can be run on existing selective laser sintering platforms. The material is hydrophobic and can be used to print large batches of engineering grade, tough parts without compromising on economics or ease of post processing. Arnilene AM6002 (P) can be post-processed via automated post-processing, as well as dyeing. With a 90% reuse rate, the material produces less waste, making it a sustainable solution.