TPU technologies for 3D printing applications exhibited at TCT Asia 2018

Lubrizol Corporate Headquarters

Lubrizol Corporations new product was found at the TCT Asia, event which was held between March 1st to March 3rd. The TCT Asia Summit showcased innovations on 3D printing as well as business critical insights on CAD/CAE and conventional manufacturing techniques in a wide range of sectors from medical to aerospace.

Lubrizol’s new showcased product, Estane® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technologies, offers new options for plastic processing and applications, which the customers benefit from when wanting the latest market trends and integrated benefits into their products.

For those who may not know, Lubrizol is a company that uses its insight on chemistry to deliver to its customers’ solutions in global transportation, industrial and consumer markets while reducing their environmental impact.

Images via Lubrizol

3D printing Marketing manager David Pascual states, “Following the recently-announced partnership with HP, Lubrizol continues to expand our presence within the fast-growing space of 3D Printing. This event offers a great opportunity to further showcase our broad TPU portfolio aiming to serve all thermoplastic 3DP technologies including FDM (Fuse Deposition Modeling or Fused Filament Fabrication), SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) and MJF (Multi Jet Fusion – proprietary HP technology). By combining our differentiating chemistries together with our elaborate polymer expertise and understanding of end-uses and channels to market, we’re able to develop truly differentiating 3DP materials, maximizing value for our customers globally.

TCT Asia Summit is a three-day event that takes place in Shanghai (China) and is acknowledged for its interest in the 3D technology; welcoming about 100 to 500 exhibitors in the IT & Technology industry. It is a great opportunity for the public to discover the growing potential accompanied with AM and its importance within the China region.


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