Applications for Goodfellow's PEEK film include x-ray windows, instrument windows and flexible printed circuit boards. The cost of the film varies based on quantity and size, but according to the Goodfellow website one 150 x 150 mm sheet of film costs $189 and 20 of them cost $414.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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