ABCorp 3D Expands Library of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

American Banknote Corporation (ABCorp), one of the longest-standing manufacturing service providers in the U.S., announced the expansion of their Boston-based Center of Excellence capabilities. Adding Nylon 11 (PA11), to the catalogue of cutting-edge materials at the Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC) in Boston MA.

The AMC is located in ABCorp’s secure 125,000 s.f., state-of-the-art facility powered by multiple HP Jet Fusion 5210 industrial systems, Jet Fusion 580 full-color, and Desktop Metal production metal printers. Today, ABCorp offers materials including HP 3D High Reusability PA 11, HP 3D High Reusability PA 12, BASF Ultrasint® TPU01, HP 3D High Reusability PP enabled by BASF, full-color HP 3D High Reusability CB PA 12, and stainless steels of 174PH and 316L. In addition, ABCorp offers finishing with AMT’s PostPro3D smoothing system.

“The past two centuries have taught us that listening to the needs of our customers is paramount. When we considered additional materials to complement our existing library of materials, PA11 was a natural fit. Being more ductile and forgiving than other materials, PA11 is ideal for orthotics, living hinges, and numerous other applications.” says Neil Glazebrook, VP of 3D Solutions at ABCorp.