An increasing number of material grade specifications of
VICTREX Polymer Solutions fulfill Bosch standards; BN18-O1 and BN18-X1 which
set out the properties and requirements for unfilled and reinforced PEEK
polymer - already successfully used in the automotive industry for many years -
also fulfils the N2580-1 requirements. This standard defines prohibited and
declarable substances contained in materials, thereby ensuring implementation
of legal requirements and the Bosch customers' needs. Moreover, VICTREX can
confirm GADSL as well as RoHS compliance for the released grades. Additionally,
all raw materials required for the manufacture of this high-performance
thermoplastic have already been pre-registered pursuant to REACH.
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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