Additive Manufacturing to create value
Elkem Silicones will be exhibiting at FORMNEXT 2019, the international exhibition and conference on additive manufacturing / 3D Printing . Present on Hall 12.1 booth E124, our team of silicone experts will be welcoming you with silicone solutions delivered with a personal touch. Additive manufacturing, often referred to as digital 3D printing, is a process that builds up components in layers by depositing materials in three dimensions.
The scope of applications for additive manufacturing is constantly growing, from micro parts for the electronics industry to test models for measuring wind resistance in the automotive or aerospace sectors, via on-demand spare parts for appliances and new designs and molds for jewelry and accessories. Above all, Medical is one of the fastest growing application areas of additive manufacturing.
The AMSil™ series
Elkem Silicones has developped a specific technology portfolio of additive manufacturing/3D printing: The AMSil™ series. AMSil™ 20 000 series: This series finds its use in industrial applications and comprises multi-component systems.
The AMSil™ Silbione 20 000 series: This series finds its use in restricted medical applications. The series comprises:
- 1-component systems AMSil 20 100 series
- multi-component systems AMSil 20 500 series
The AMSil™ Silbione 24 000 series: This series finds its use in restricted medical applications. The series comprises multi-component systems:
- multi-component systems AMSil Silbione 24 500 series
These series are intended to be used by Liquid Deposition Modeling. A technology based on extrusion principles.
Meet up with our experts at FORMNEXT 2019 from 19 -22 November 2019 in hall 12.1 of Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Our passionate team of experts is ready to support your developments and listen to your needs.
About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. Learn more at www.silicones.elkem.com
About Elkem ASA
Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has 6,000 employees with 27 production sites and sales offices in a total of 28 countries worldwide. In 2017, Elkem had revenues of 21.4 billion NOK ($2.5 billion). Learn more at www.elkem.com.