SK Chemicals Launches SKYPLETE, Thermoplastic Material Solution for 3D Printing

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sk-chemicalsSK Chemicals, a specialty chemicals and plastics manufacturer based in South Korea, is launching SKYPLETE, thermoplastic material solutions for 3D printing utilizing its own proprietary resins and compounding technology.

3D printing, a.k.a. additive manufacturing, has been one of the most rapidly growing industries over recent years, but only limited thermoplastics materials, such as PLA, ABS and PA11, have been available to be used for 3D printing processes such as FDM, SLS, etc.  Many companies have been trying to bridge the gap between end users’ expectations and the materials available in the market by introducing new products, however, not fully satisfying customers’ needs for materials that deliver superior properties in both 3D printing process and end uses.  

With the introduction of SKYPLETE from SK Chemicals, it becomes much easier and safer to 3D print various objects with highly functional properties required in various real-life applications.  SKYPLETE consists of various products made of eco-friendly, safe to human and high performance thermoplastic materials specially designed for 3D printing applications. It delivers excellent printing performance and differentiated properties in the final printed objects while the materials do not contain hazardous components such as styrene or BPA which can be found in ABS or PC.

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SKYPLETE now provides five product series designed each to deliver differentiated values. E-, G-, T- and L-series products are developed as raw material for filaments used in Material Extrusion process, such as FDM, and S-series are power products of PPS, PLA, PCT and TPEE to be used for Powder Bed Fusion such as SLS.

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“SKYPLETE would be ideal options to satisfy the growing demand from customers for higher property requirements required to produce more precise and durable 3D printed objects such as prototypes, healthcare, education, and engineering parts, with much less concern on human safety caused by health hazardous ingredients,” says Antonio Park, a marketing manager of SK Chemicals.

SKYPLETE will be displayed at the K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany from Oct. 19 to 26, which is the world’s No. 1 trade fair for plastics and rubber. To see material samples and the 3D printing live, visit SK Chemicals at booth number E70 in hall 8B at the K 2016.

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For more information on SKYPLETE, please visit www.SKYPLETE.com or e-mail to [email protected]. Discuss in the SKYPLETE forum at 3DPB.com.

About SK Chemicals

Since its beginning in 1969, SK Chemicals has led changes and reforms in Korea’s chemical and life science industries. SK Chemicals are contributing towards a harmonious future between human beings and the environment by developing eco-friendly chemical products to make human lives safe and healthy. SK Chemicals is composed of two major divisions, Green Chemicals and Life Science. Green Chemicals division provides specialty polymers, bio energy and bio plastics for various advanced applications.

For more information, visit www.skchemicals.com

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