CLEVELAND, May 13, 2019 – The
Lubrizol Corporation announces a collaboration with Ultimaker, the leader in
desktop 3D printing, to enter the Material Alliance Program. Lubrizol is
developing a unique and differentiated portfolio of TPU solutions and plans to
make the material profiles available in the Ultimaker Marketplace. The goal for
this integration is to help expand the choices of materials available, and
unlock new and existing applications for FFF, extrusion-based 3D printing.
will be launching soft TPU solutions with high-demanded features such as
renewable TPU, high-heat and fast printing time. The new grades are designed to
be a perfect fit for the Ultimaker printers and its broad software
capabilities. These new grades complement the existing commercial Estane®
3D TPU portfolio that has grown after close collaboration with customers to
cover a broad range of applications in automotive, dental, sports and
Pascual, global 3DP marketing manager, says "Making our TPU material profiles
available via the Ultimaker Material Alliance Program will be a step forward to
recognizing the partnership that the 3DP ecosystem offers. Pascual continues, "This
truly upgrades the Lubrizol presence in the market alongside a reputable brand
like Ultimaker. The market will benefit from a very appealing TPU portfolio,
while we learn together how to serve our customers and the market. This is a
great example of a collaborative approach in 3D printing."
Bart van As, product manager
materials at Ultimaker, says "I am very happy that Lubrizol is creating special
TPU materials for the Ultimaker Marketplace. Their materials are very well
respected in the market. We are excited to see which applications these
engineered materials will unlock."
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
more than 60 years of experience and a worldwide network that includes
formulation design, manufacturing, R&D and cutting-edge
technologies, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest
portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are
bio-based**, recyclable*, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically
resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Our technology crosses
many industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems,
sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive. For more
information, visit www.lubrizol.com/engineered-polymers
or contact email@example.com.
The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is
a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to
optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while
reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market
insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable
solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer
markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers'
success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users.
Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other
transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for
gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives
for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials
encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based
pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and
operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and
technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately
8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2018 were $6.8 billion. For more
information, visit Lubrizol.com.
*Recyclability is based on access to a
readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials.
Products may not be available in all areas.
**Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
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