Atlanta, GA, May 19, 2009 - (Quickparts) - Quickparts (http://www.quickparts.com), one of North America's largest providers of custom designed parts, from rapid prototyping to production parts, today announced the availability of ULTEM, a high-performance engineering thermoplastic material, for rapid prototyping.
ULTEM is a strong, high temperature, chemically resistant thermoplastic that can be used across many industries for nearly any digital manufacturing project, from functional prototypes to jigs & fixtures to low volume production runs utilizing the Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process.
“It has and continues to be our commitment to offer the latest materials, innovation and technology available to the product development community.” said Patrick Hunter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Quickparts. “The addition of ULTEM, to our already extensive line of materials, allows us to continue our mission of making it easy for our customers to get custom designed parts that meet their needs.”
ULTEM 9085 is certified for use on commercial aircrafts and has proven to be successful for electric / electrical components, microwave applications, pump and valve parts, and marine and automotive manufacturers.
In addition to its outstanding mechanical properties, the material also has a high strength to weight ratio, V-Ø rating for flame, smoke & toxicity (FST) and is durable enough to handle some flexing.
Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers who want to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. Using patented QuickQuote technology, Quickparts is able to provide product designers with an ‘instant online quote’ for the manufacturing of their custom parts from prototype to production.
Quickparts custom manufacturing services include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM, PolyJet), Manufactured Plastic Prototypes (MPP), Cast Urethanes, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, Sheet Metal Parts, and CNC Machined Parts.
For more information about Quickparts, visit www.quickparts.comor call 770.901.3200.
Quickparts – Director of Marketing