Thermwood will be LIVE printing end product furniture from SABIC’s LNP™ ELCRIN™ WF006NiQ resin, a 30 percent glass-fiber PBT material on an LSAM Additive Printer 510 LIVE at RAPID + TCT 2023 in Chicago, IL May 2nd-4th, Booth #2148. This material contains a 25 percent loading of chemically upcycled post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) water bottles. LSAM Research Laboratory at Purdue ADDITIVE3D Software will be on display as well, with Purdue representatives on site for demonstrations. This promises to be an exciting demonstration of the LSAM Additive Printer Large Scale Additive System. The LSAM Additive Printer features a single fixed gantry, 5’x10’ moving table, 4’ maximum print height and a maximum print temperature of 450° C.
The LSAM Additive Printer systems are single gantry, moving table configurations and are available in two table sizes, 5’x5’ and 5’x10’. The 5’x10’ table is available in two configurations, 5’ wide with 10’ of front to back motion and 10’ wide with 5’ of front to back motion. Choice of configuration depends on several factors, fitting it existing factory floor space is one factor.