Igus 3D printing materials and service now available from Imaginables
Treotham is pleased to announce that our igus 3D printing filaments are now available in Australia from Imaginables. Along with providing the materials, they also offer a custom printing profile developed by igus that has been tested on their printer.
Imaginables is the Australian Distributor for both Ultimaker and Dremel Digilab 3D Printing products. “By partnering with leading materials companies around the world like IGUS, Imaginables are able to assist customers in unlocking numerous industrial applications using high level engineering plastics and composites on Ultimaker machines,” says Kae Woei Lim, Creative Director of Imaginables.
The lightweight and durable wear-resistant igus filaments are made of tribologically optimised polymers and are up to 50 times more abrasion-resistant than standard 3D print materials. With 2 lubrication-free iglidur materials to choose from, users can produce 3D printed functional prototypes quickly and cost effectively.
Talk to the Imaginables application engineers who are available to review and analyse your existing work process, to assess how additive manufacturing can improve your business workflow and save you money.
Imaginables is a supplier of quality desktop 3D printers and digital fabrication equipment. We are a team of people who are passionate about digital fabrication technology and its applications. Our mission is to introduce 3D printing and digital fabrication technology to everyone, from primary schools to corporations. We offer our customers the latest technology, and pride ourselves in offering only carefully selected quality products. For more information, visit www.imaginables.com.au
Treotham Automation is a leading supplier of high quality electrical components and products to a wide range of industrial markets. Being the distributor for many world leading suppliers in their respective fields, Treotham Automation offers a diverse range of products to a variety of industries. With multiple warehouses and experienced staff, Treotham Automation strives to provide customers with a total solution, with the highest quality products, the best service and ongoing technical support. For more information, visit www.treotham.com.au
The above part was printed with an Ultimaker S5, leveraging on the printer’s ability to print dual materials. Igus I150’s tribological properties was required to 3d print the integrated bushings and external sliding surfaces that were in contact with the machine.
In contrast the main frame of the component was printed with a carbon-fibre infused nylon that while abrasive provided the industrial strength and rigidity for this custom lever component. The unique combination of contrasting material properties provided a unique and custom solution for the user.
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