Graphmatech and Wematter partner to enable cutting-edge conductive materials for SLS 3D printing

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Swedish graphene-solutions provider Graphmatech is partnering with 3D printer manufacturer Wematter, the easy-to-use SLS 3D-printing platform provider for additive manufacturing. Graphmatech enhances polymer powders with Graphene, which makes them electrically- and thermally conductive, improve processibility, and more.

Together, the two startups will develop an electrically conductive powder, tailored for Gravity – the SLS 3D printer by Wematter. The high-performance powder will enable Telecommunications, Aerospace and Automotive manufacturers to print parts with improved or maintained mechanical properties whilst achieving electrostatic dissipative (ESD), shielding, or even lower resistivity, performance.

Graphene enables material development for Additive Manufacturing at a new level. By utilizing Graphmatech’s novel method of incorporating graphene with polymer powders, this is the first time that a powder-based technology like SLS is used together with Polyamide 11-Graphene powder in an industrial way.

“The graphene-enhanced powder will meet the needs of some of the most demanding customers in the Telecommunications, Aerospace and Automotive industries”, says Dr. Mamoun Taher – CEO & Founder of Graphmatech. “The Gravity system by Wematter is an appealing SLS system for printing our high-performing graphene-enhanced powders. The innovative powder handling system developed by Wematter makes the Gravity system very user friendly which is a key when introducing new powder products to the market.”


“With this new strategic partnership, Wematter and Graphmatech will be able to offer customers in the Telecommunications, Aerospace and Automotive industries a competitive advantage”, says Robert Kniola CEO & Co-Founder at Wematter. “We see a great potential in working with Graphmatech because they have a proven capability of developing cutting-edge graphene-based materials for SLS 3D printing.”


For more information, contact:
Torkel Nord Bjärneman
Business Development Manager, Polymers
Graphmatech AB
[email protected]


About Graphmatech
As we transition to a more sustainable world, demand for scarce raw materials is soaring. Small amounts of graphene can achieve large improvements when incorporated correctly. By boosting the properties of other materials with graphene, it’s possible to use less but with the same or better results. Hence, polymer-graphene composites enable several new applications in an environmentally friendly way.
Graphmatech specializes in graphene solutions, such as graphene-based composites, and the formulations and processes required to introduce graphene into base materials at an industrial scale, to help this transition going forward.
graphmatech.com


About Wematter AB (publ)
Swedish 3D printing company Wematter’s pioneering solution gives hospitals, offices, and workshops access to a comprehensive system. For the first time, employees can easily print components themselves with the same strength and quality as traditional technology. Wematter’s proprietary end-to-end solution
enables customers to accelerate product development and in-house volume production. At the same time, the system creates the conditions for increased flexibility, lower risk and reduced manufacturing and development costs.
wematter3d.com

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