DSM Introduces Somos® Precise — the Latest Addition to our 3D Printing Product Portfolio

 

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, introduces Somos® Precise, the latest material for 3D Printing that is designed to create parts and patterns for high temperature applications requiring exceptional detail resolution. In addition, patterns made with Somos® Precise display high levels of dimensional stability even under high humidity conditions.

Fine detail and accuracy is a critical need for parts in the invisible dental aligners market. Wuxi Epoch Angel develops and manufactures products for this market using stereolithography, a distinct and unique type of 3D Printing.

“Somos® Precise meets all the requirements for optimizing our process of manufacturing invisible dental aligners,” says Ms. Li Huamin, CEO Wuxi Epoch Angel. “The dental molds made with Somos® Precise display a high level of accuracy which is key for producing our aligners. The introduction of Somos® Precise allows us to greatly improve the reliability of our product and enhance production efficiency by 10 to 15%.”

“We are excited to work with our customers to unlock new applications and optimize their processes,” says Jasper van Dieten-Blom, Global Marketing Manager Somos® at DSM. “We continue to collaborate with our customers and explore opportunities to develop new applications and innovative materials to  drive the 3D Printing Industry forward.”

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DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM’s 24,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €10 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

About Somos®
DSM believes that 3D printing is a major change agent for the world creating  brighter lives for people today and generations to come.  Somos® Materials move the Additive Manufacturing industry to a new level of performance.  We are dedicated to helping our customers grow in the ever-changing world of 3D Printing and promote this growth through continuous material and application development, encouraging industry collaboration and maximizing customer asset value by providing continuous information and support. More information about Somos® can be found at www.dsm.com/somos

DSM Functional Materials
Kelly Hawkinson
Global Marketing & Communications Manager
tel. +1-847-608-2530
e-mail kelly.hawkinson@dsm.com

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