CRP Technology Launches Windform® P2, Thermoplastic Glass Fiber Filled Material for HSS Technology


CRP Technology, a leading company in the creation of prototypes and final applications in professional 3D printing, launches Windform® P2 material.

Windform® P2 is a glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic polyamide material with excellent mechanical properties for High Speed Sintering process.

Engineer Franco Cevolini, CRP Technology CTO and VP, states: “Windform® P2 is the second polymer from P-LINE, the new Windform® range of materials for high speed production-grade 3D printing, introduced on the market less than a year ago. “

Photo courtesy of CRP Group
Photo courtesy of CRP Group

Compared to Windform® P1, which is the first material from P-LINE family, Windform® P2 is distinguished by increased stiffness (Windform® P2 Tensile Modulus is 2925.20 MPa ; Windform® P1 is 1960.60 MPa), combined to high tensile strength (39.24 MPa, Windform® P2).

“This is – Engineer Franco Cevolini adds – a very important property. Windform® P2 is stiffer than Windform® P1 because Windform® P2 is reinforced (Windform® P1 is not reinforced). Most of the reinforced materials for similar technologies currently on the market, show a decrease in the tensile strength property. My staff and I have been able to preserve the high tensile strength in Windform® P2. Therefore, Windform® P2 overall’s performance is superior than the performance of similar materials currently on the market for similar technologies. “

As Windform® P2 is glass fiber filled, it is an insulating material (CTI rating of 600). Windform® P2 is also suitable for manufacturing components with detailed resolution.

Windform® P2 is ideal for production of small functional prototypes, end-use parts requiring high stiffness across a variety of sectors, e.g.: Electrical (enclosures and housing for electronics), Consumer and household goods, Industrial products (furniture parts, presentation models, fixtures and tooling), Automotive (rigid parts for interior design)

CRP GROUP
21, Via Cesare Della Chiesa
41126 Modena, Italy
Tel +39 059821135
www.crp-group.com

Source: CRP Group

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