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Shapeways announces partnership with Carbon

3D printing service provider Shapeways has announced its partnership with digital manufacturing company Carbon, expanding its 3D printing services portfolio.

Through our partnership with Carbon, select Shapeways customers will now have access to their breakthrough Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) technology, which opens up entire new worlds of manufacturing possibilities.

Along with DLS™ technology, Shapeways’ relationship with Carbon introduces three new materials to its portfolio:

  • Elastomeric polyurethane (EPU 40), a highly elastic, tear-resistant, and resilient material, great for printing foam-like products
    Elastomeric polyurethane (EPU 40)

    Elastomeric polyurethane (EPU 40)

  • Rigid polyurethane (RPU 70), a versatile and rigid material, great for automotive products, and industrial parts
    Rigid polyurethane (RPU 70)

    Rigid polyurethane (RPU 70)

  • Urethane methacrylate (UMA 90), a tough, rigid resin similar to conventional SLA and used to manufacture jigs and fixtures
    Urethane methacrylate (UMA 90)

    Urethane methacrylate (UMA 90)

These powerful, multipurpose materials greatly expand Shapeways’ ability to meet even the most detailed and unique design challenges.

These materials are available to all Shapeways customers upon request.

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Divya Sagar

Divya Sagar

Divya Sagar is Content Editor at CNT Expositions and Services and manages the content of its online website, Indian 3D Printing Network. With a longstanding commitment to the site's content, she is credited with tracking and publishing news related to 3D Printing Industry. She also tracks market trends, key developments and the latest 3D printing research.