Silvergate's UK facility in Wrexham, North Wales
Silvergate Plastics is expanding its portfolio with a range developed specifically for use in 3D printing.
The North Wales-based company will launch the new range of colour and additive masterbatches at the TCT Show + Personlize, held from 30 September – 1st October 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Silvergate says the new range will include ABS and PLA polymers and it can customise any colour. The advanced ingredients compatible for use in this special range of masterbatch include Optiblo, the company’s advanced formula for optimising efficiencies and product performance during manufacture, as well as laser marking, fragrant and antimicrobial additives.
Speaking ahead of the show next week, Silvergate Plastics said it is “keen to support this burgeoning industry by developing performance-enhancing colours and additives.”
The company added that it is looking forward to meeting manufacturers, developers and thought leaders at the TCT Show to share best practices and discuss the latest advancements in technology that are driving economic growth in this sector.
Silvergate Plastics will be exhibiting at the TCT Show + Personalize 2015 on Stand D19 at the NEC Birmingham on 30th September to 1st October 2015.