Product-Highlight Rapid.Tech 3D 2024

Quality without compromise

Cubic Ink® - a brand of ALTANA New Technologies GmbH - develops standard materials for DLP, LCD and SLA applications as well as customised material solutions specifically for material jetting and special materials for a wide range of industries.

The Cubic Ink® brand is based on the material jetting idea that was launched in 2017 and in which the necessary material systems were developed in collaboration with dp polar, which has been part of 3D-Systems since 2022. However, the company now focuses purely on material development in its own extensive in-house laboratory and uses specially installed 3D printing and characterisation equipment for testing at the technical centre in Lehrte.

Manufacturing systems of all supported technologies are available there to test materials with a wide range of process parameters. There is also a specially developed test facility for material jetting, where the materials can be put through their paces. The material concept designed for material jetting technology has been continuously developed further. The existing photopolymer expertise was further expanded and led to the presentation of a resin portfolio for DLP, LCD and SLA applications in 2023. [.....]

You can read the full article in issue 1/2024 Additive manufacturing here.

Complete article in the journal "Additive manufacturing"

ALTANA AG is a German speciality chemicals group based in Wesel. The company is organised into the four divisions BYK, Eckart, Elantas and Actega. The Group has 48 production sites and 63 service and research laboratory locations worldwide.

ALTANA New Technologies GmbH has a special position within the Altana Group and is responsible for bringing innovative topics to market maturity within the Group and is located at the ACTEGA Terra GmbH site in Lehrte near Hanover.