Cincinnati Inc. launches new carbon fiber-reinforced resin for additive manufacturing

Originally titled 'Carbon fiber-reinforced resin for additive manufacturing'

New material for Cincinnati Inc.’s Small Area Additive Manufacturing system (SAAM) is designed for custom tooling and fixture applications

Cincinnati Inc. (Harrison, OH, US) has released a new carbon fiber-reinforced material for its SAAM (Small Area Additive Manufacturing) 3D printing system. The new material, comprising chopped carbon fiber in a PA matrix resin, is said to be impact-resistant, lightweight and has a very high strength-to-weight ratio. Carbon fiber reinforcement makes the material stiff, durable and low warping. Cincinnati Inc. says advanced interlayer adhesion results in accurate parts with good dimensions. The material’s high-quality surface finish makes it well-suited for custom tooling applications, as well as assembly, CMM, welding and CNC fixtures.