The 3D-printed HexPEKK structures offer significant weight, cost and time-to-market reductions, replacing traditional cast or machined metallic parts in demanding aerospace, satellite and defense applications.
Demand remained robust at the start of the month, particularly from the reseller community as sentiment has turned moderately bullish. Processors were also back in the market, unafraid to pay a penny more than in the previous week.
The results of the landmark CLARITY Core Study on the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) strongly support recent statements from FDA that BPA is safe at the very low levels to which people are typically exposed.
In its pure form, polylactic acid (PLA) is brittle and has poor mechanical stability. Conventional additives may reduce the material’s strength and elasticity; using core-shell nanoparticles as a filler increases PLA’s toughness while maintaining its strength and modulus.