Welcome to Covestro Additive Manufacturing

Covestro introduces 3D printing material made from recycled PET

Materials manufacturer Covestro introduces its first material developed by the additive manufacturing business recently acquired from DSM: a glass-fiber filled recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) for 3D pellet printing. Made from post-consumer PET waste, Arnite® AM2001 GF (G) rPET perfectly fits Covestro’s vision for a Circular Economy and illustrates how complementary the two organizations are in their approach to adding more value to additive manufacturing and industrial production overall.

 Arnilene® AM6002 (P) is a Polypropylene powder optimized for selective laser sintering 3D printing  large batches of engineering grade, tough, complex applications across multiple industries. Food contact approved.

Somos® QuickGen 500 is a fast-printing DLP/LCD material with unique flexibility and a print speed 2x faster than similar materials. It offers accurate printing for general and functional prototypes.

Unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing by bringing you more high-performing materials

Covestro Additive Manufacturing – now including the former DSM Additive Manufacturing business - wants to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing by expanding the number of materials for high-performing features in finished parts. By working together with other pioneers across industry sectors and value chains, we want to enable industrial additive manufacturing, as one of the roads to bring the Circular Economy forward. Our solutions encompass materials for all major technologies in the field of 3D printing, as well as application support to manufacturers in adopting additive manufacturing to change the way they design and manufacture products. 

In addition to the solutions on this site, you can find more 3D printing materials as well as raw materials on our other site

Five reasons to work with us

 30 years of experience  in 3D printing

Application knowledge

Experienced material scientists

Large ecosystem of partners

Business models adapted to your needs

Rethink car design and production with PBT for 3D printing.

Somos® WaterShed Black provides a solution to build rigid, tough parts, 50% faster than alternatives, and without the the need for painting. 

Collaboration between Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and Covestro has delivered the first lightweight 3D printed pedestrian bridge prototype using a glass-filled thermoplastic composite material.

Don’t let investment costs stand in your way

TriCollective, an all-inclusive leasing program, allows you to lease a printer, material and other services to support your application needs. 

Upcoming events

8-10 March 2022,
Paris, France

3-7 April 2022,
Chicago, Illinois, USA

17-19 May 2022,
Detroit, MI, USA

How can we help?

Get in touch with our experts to discuss how Covestro can help you tap into the full potential of additive manufacturing.