Estane® 3DP TPU for 3D Printing

ESTANE® TPU for 3D Printing

From prototyping to mass production, we are equipped to be your collaborative development partner for your consumer and industrial 3D printing needs by providing applications-driven material development. With commercial grades of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) available, our portfolio of ESTANE® 3D TPU can be used in fused filament fabrication or powder bed fusion 3D printers. 

Our ESTANE® 3D TPU portfolio is engineered to meet strict market requirements for 3D printed parts while still offering material that is flexible and soft when compared to more traditionally used 3D printed polymers.

Interested in learning more about Lubrizol’s ESTANE® 3D TPU printing solutions? or where to find our materials? Contact our 3DP team and start the conversation.

Benefits of TPU for 3D Printing

TPU is a highly versatile elastomer with unique properties that offer both superior performance and processing stability and consistency. TPU delivers value to product designers and end users by providing a material that can range from being as soft as rubber to as rigid as hard plastics. TPU also offers exceptional abrasion and tear resistance, high elasticity, resistance to oils and solvents, and good flexibility over a wide temperature range.

3D printing TPU filament reel

Lubrizol and 3D Printing

We have the knowledge and resources to assist customers through every step of the 3D printing process, including 3D printing settings, post-processing and application testing. Learn More

Avid Product Development

Learn more about our design for additive manufacturing (DfAM), prototyping and post-processing capabilities.

 

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Specialty TPU for 3D Printing Applications

TPU for MJF 3D Printed Phone Case

ESTANE® 3D TPU for Powder Bed Fusion

Learn more about our material solutions for polymer powder bed fusion 3D printing:

*Proprietary HP® technology

TPU for FFF Flexible 3D Printed Midsole

ESTANE® 3D TPU for Fused Filament Fabrication

Learn more about our materials for polymer extrusion 3D printing including solutions for pellet and Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) printers.

Upcoming Events

The Lubrizol team will be presenting the latest in 3D printing materials at the following events:

Formnext

November 10-13, 2020
Virtual Event

TCT

May 26-28, 2021

Shanghai, China
Booth # TBD

RAPID TCT

September 26-29, 2021
Chicago, IL 
Booth # TBD