RAPID+TCT 2023: polySpectra Releases Autoclave Tolerant Additive Resin

polySpectra CEO Raymond Weitekamp describes a heat tolerant resin material that can stand up to autoclave temperatures.

Medical applications abound for advanced additive manufacturing, and many resin materials have been developed to tolerate surgical implantation, or are designed for disposable, single use applications. For more expensive devices that must be sterilized, fewer materials are available. polySpectra CEO Raymond Weitekamp shows a new material that can withstand standard medical sterilization, such as hospital autoclaves. 

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