With a cumulative experience of 60 years in this innovative and challenging market of Rapid Prototyping still evolving to Additive Manufacturing through 3D Printing, these experts want to bring a new promise :
“ We want to bring an other deal. We believe that the future of 3D Manufacturing lies in material performance for high value applications on productive systems with high standards while lowering powder cost”, says Olivier Coulet, Exceltec general manager.
Exceltec is a second source supplier for SLS and LS technology and develops new fine polymer powders. These polyamide powders such as the Innov’PA family material by ExcelTec are especially designed and optimized for all kinds of laser sintering machines.
We specialize and focus on high end manufacturing applications, giving a reliable and optimized answer through the material : “ When powder really matters ! ”
Introduced in 2006, our material is a real alternative to reach the 3D manufaturing market : reliable, reproducible and quality controlled. It is not only a technical answer but also a proven economic reallity.
Our matrix polyamide powder could be individualized to fit specific properties. With these properties, components are more suitable for 3D Manufacturing than competitors Nylon powders.
Exceltec also provides its expertise in Rapid Prototyping (RP) and 3D Manufacturing (RM) technologies through a consultancy program for international companies, european commission and service bureau including training course on request.
We developed and/or distribute different kind of products for SLS & SLA; for example: Exceltec is developing new fine polymer powders for SLS technology with partners.
These polyamide powders as the Innov’PA family, material by ExcelTec are especially designed for all laser sintering machines and enable to obtain models and functional parts in "engineering plastic" with long life's cycle and excellent chemical resistance.
Innov'PA produces models that are functional with excellent chemical resistance. These properties make components more suitable for rapid manufacture, than other Nylon powders. This matrix PA powder product could then be individualized for fitting specific properties.
The whole of the improvements of the mechanical properties in the Innov’PA powders gives a better cohesion of the layers involving a more plastic behavior and responsive mechanics of the parts manufactured approaching the reinforced injected one. A completion by sand blasting is enough. These parts can be finished and painted if needed.
A refined specifies granulometry, precise and very tightened allows to obtain an excellent resolution of contour and surface.
These innovative properties make possible to consider Rapid Manufacturing. The process ability of the powder on the rapid prototyping systems is optimized; thus all the powder of a building can be re-used after sifting.
The refreshing factor for regeneration, because of the adapted formulation of Innov’PA powders, is lower than the usual rates used on the various systems of rapid prototyping.