Laser-markable Celanex(reg) PBT thermoplastic polyester generates bold, permanent characters and graphics without printing. The high-resolution marking technology enables automotive and other designers to decorate and identify parts permanently. The laser-markable PBTs are available in three grades, and combine the mechanical properties of conventional Celanex polyesters with laser markability. The polyesters can tolerate up to 25% regrind without loss of mechanical properties or marking quality.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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