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Trinseo Resins Now Offered as Filament for 3D Printing

Company partners with Advanc3D Materials to support growth in additive manufacturing

BERWYN, Pa. - Monday, July 3, 2017

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE), the global materials solution provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced today that its Consumer Essential Markets (CEM) business unit has partnered with Advanc3D Materials, a materials supplier for additive manufacturing, to produce filament made of Trinseo resins.

Trinseo products that are now available in filament form from Advanc3D Materials are:

  • MAGNUM™ 8391 MED ABS Resins
  • MAGNUM™ 3453 ABS Resins
  • MAGNUM™ 3904 ABS Resins
  • EMERGE™ 7700 Advanced Resins

These specialty resin grades not only have the elastomeric properties required for additive manufacturing but also include – depending on the grades -- biocompatibility testing, FDA food contact compliance, ignition resistance and matte and glossy finishes.

Trinseo resins are currently used by customers in the CEM industries of Medical, Lighting, Electrical and Consumer Electronics sectors.  

”Both CEM and Advanc3D Materials have been interested in providing filament under brands that are known and trusted,” said Philippe Belot, business director of Trinseo CEM.  “By offering filament through Advan3D Materials, CEM is making it easier for our existing and new customers to access our brands which are trusted by the marketplace and approved for application use. Customers can use 3D printing with the same grades approved for injection molding, thus enabling fast prototyping, production of complex parts, and highly customized small production runs in an effective way.”

For further information or to arrange for filament samples, contact your Trinseo representative or the Trinseo Customer Information Group. Spools of material are available in 1.75 mm and 2.85 mm diameters, to accommodate the two 3D Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) printer options.

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber. We are focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to help our customers create products that touch lives every day — products that are intrinsic to how we live our lives — across a wide range of end-markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, lighting, electrical, carpet, paper and board, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $3.7 billion in net sales in 2016, with 15 manufacturing sites around the world, and nearly 2,200 employees. For more information visit www.trinseo.com.

About Advanc3D Materials

Advanc3D Materials GmbH is a material producer for additive manufacturing located in Hamburg, Germany. The portfolio includes FFF filaments and SLS powder. The core competence is the development of 3D printing material based on plastic. The superiority of the products results from the chemical expertise and the process competence built up on a wide range of 3D printing machines. The products are offered worldwide. For more information visit www.advanc3dmaterials.com.

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