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Innov'PA 1450 ETx

Innov’PA 1450_ETx for systems of Rapid Prototyping

Polyamide fine powder PFP04

Description, Applications :

Innov’PA 1450 ETx is a fine powder based on polyamide 11 (thermoplastic) especially formulated to function on rapid prototyping systems by laser sintering or radiation. It enables to obtain productions of models and functional parts in "plastic engineering" with long cycle of life, excellent chemical resistance, increase elongation with an excellent impact strength compare to other polyamide. The only material actually in RP fine for detail as living hinges or long time clipping functionality (snap-fits).
This polyamide 11 powder gives final productions in a natural cream color and is based on renewable source ! The main market for this product is final parts for Medical sectors
Innov’PA 1450 ETx is based on a new formulation with improved mechanical characteristics and Laser Sintering process stability, benefit an excellent ductility, elongation and resistance to chock. The whole of the improvements of the mechanical properties gives a better cohesion of the layers involving a more plastic behavior and responsive mechanics of the parts manufactured approaching the injected one as Polypropylene (PP).
These innovative properties make possible to consider Rapid Manufacturing !
The process windows is the largest of the market for a Polyamide, thus all the powder of a building can be re-used after sifting. The refreshing factor for regeneration, due to the adapted formulation of Innov’PA 1450 ETx , is lower than the usual rates used on the various systems of rapid prototyping.
Typical applications of Innov’PA 1450 ETx are complex parts and models for Medical sector, functional, precise, requested mechanically and with chocked, chemically and in temperature.
  • Granulometry refined around 50 µm
  • Excellent resolution of contour and surface for low to mid volume in Rapid Manufacturing of complex end-use parts
  • Improved and reliable mechanical properties especially impact resistance
  • Ductility, elongation and chock resistance for functionality
  • Exploitable on any type of system of prototyping: Pluri-manufacturers
  • Use continues powder cycles sifting-regenerating possible with a lowest Regeneration factor at 33% (max. 8-10 cycles) and 50% for Medical (continuous)
  • Natural cream aspect and coloration possible with Exceltec coloring charge*
  • Chemical resistance, based on a renewable source for the Polyamide 11
  • Provisioning independent of the manufacturers

Sector of Applications :

  • Medical : orthopedic, prosthesis, skin contact
  • Aerospace : behind the panel clip for landing and take off and particularly UAV's part mainframe and housing...
  • Alimentary with Food Contact
  • Small Connectors or snap fit, etc...