Nexeo Solutions 3D to Offer SABIC Filaments in North America and EMEA
October 29, 2018 at 7:00 AM EDT
Nexeo Solutions 3D now offers SABIC’s filaments based on their PEI, PC copolymers and ABS resins
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, October 29, 2018 - Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ:NXEO), a leader in chemicals and plastics distribution, announced today the expansion of its 3D printing line of materials with the inclusion of highly-demanded performance filaments from SABIC, now available at www.nexeo3d.com.
SABIC’s new filaments, for use with Stratasys® Fortus® Classic machines as well as other printers with sufficient temperature capability and an open-format architecture , are based on the company’s industry-leading ULTEM™ polyetherimide (PEI) resin, EXL polycarbonate (PC) copolymer resin, polycarbonate (PC) resin and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resin.
“We are delighted in SABIC’s desire to add their new high-performance filaments to our 3D product line,” says Shawn Williams, Executive Vice President of Plastics at Nexeo Solutions. “The strong partnership we have, coupled with our industry knowledge and technical capabilities throughout the development process makes us an ideal fit to bring customers these differentiated filament options.”
The Nexeo Solutions 3D online portfolio includes:
ULTEM™ AM9085F Filament
- PEI blend filament based on ULTEM 9085 resin
- High heat resistance and mechanical strength
- OSU 55/55 – FST compliant
ULTEM™ AMHU1010F Filament
- PEI filament based on ULTEM HU1010 resin for potential healthcare applications
- Biocompatible, sterilization compatibility
- High heat resistance
ULTEM™ AM1010F Filament
- PEI filament based on ULTEM 1010 resin
- Broad chemical resistance
- High heat, high strength and modulus
EXL AMHI240F Filament
- PC copolymer filament
- Up to 4 times the impact strength compared to standard PC
- Improved ductility even at low temperatures
- PC filament for potential healthcare applications
- Biocompatible, sterilization compatibility
- Toughness, durability and dimensional stability
- General Purpose PC filament based on LEXAN™ HF1110 resin
- Toughness, durability, and dimensional stability
- UL94 V-2 compliant at 3 mm
- General purpose ABS filament based on CYCOLAC™ MG94 resin
- UL94 HB compliant at 3 mm
“Making our products available to customers through Nexeo, who is as focused as we are, on offering high performance filaments for fused deposition modeling technology is another step toward expanding the use of Additive Manufacturing,” said Keith Cox, Senior Business Manager, Additive Manufacturing, SABIC. “Nexeo Solutions’ extensive network will help us to efficiently and effectively connect with our customers to provide a portfolio of filaments that will help address the industry’s needs for greater material choices.”
About Nexeo Solutions
Nexeo Solutions 3D is a specialized group within Nexeo Solutions that focuses primarily on premium 3D printing solutions for FFF (fused filament fabrication), servicing a broad cross-section of markets, including automotive, industrial, electronics and healthcare among others. Nexeo Solutions 3D Application Development Engineers Team can provide expert guidance to help customers at every stage of their 3D printing adoption process.
Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ: NXEO) is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing products from world-class producers to a diverse customer base. From product specification to sustainable solutions, the company goes beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, coatings, personal care, healthcare, automotive and 3D printing. The company leverages a centralized technology platform to identify efficiencies and create solutions to unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.
SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. The company has more than 34,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 50 countries, with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and North East Asia.
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