Chinaplas 2015: Arburg debuts freeformer in Asia

05/22/2015

The Chinaplas show in Guangzhou marked the Asian debut of Arburg's freeformer additive manufacturing process. Arburg's Helmut Heinson, Managing Director Sales, Arburg headquarters, detailed the technology at a pre-show media event, where he emphasized its applicability to industrial production.

With Arburg Plastic Freeforming, inexpensive conventional plastic granulates are the base material - one of the advantages compared to other additive manufacturing processes that employ filament typically costing considerably more than $10 per kg. Further, a significant advantage of freeforming according to Arburg is that, through using standard resin grades and by nature of the process, the properties of the parts outputted are equivalent to injection-molded parts.
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