Fused granulate fabrication is a 3D printing method in which granular plastics are melted and fed through a nozzle onto a platform. The nozzle can be changed to output more or less plastic and at different speeds. These variables can mean faster printing speeds or finer details. After each layer is printed, the printing platform is lowered, allowing the next layer to be added. A supporting structure can be printed when needed.
Post processing of fused granulate fabrication printed pieces allow for a smooth surface. Ideal for large scale applications, fused granulate fabrication printers have been created to print products several meters high, wide and long.
Covestro continues to develop industrial thermoplastics to add to our portfolio, creating more solutions for various application needs and requirements.
Backed by our large engineering materials portfolio
Bringing more than 85 years of application knowledge
Materials ready for industrial production
For tools and large size structural components for varied industries such as automotive and construction.
Engineering-grade PP optimized for FGF 3D printing
Bio-based PA410 polymer that delivers on performance and sustainability, for structural parts and tooling in the same material as your final parts.
A glass-fiber filled post-consumer recycled PET that brings structural performance at lower carbon footprint.
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