Elastomers in Additive Manufacturing

21 Sep 2021

Elastomers in Additive Manufacturing

Rubber Heart is proud social media sponsor of the IoM3 Rubber in Engineering Group.

This online technical meeting held on Friday 17th September 2021 organised by the Rubber in Engineering Group (RIEG) of IoM3 focused on the use of elastomers in additive manufacturing. The talks discussed the latest developments of 3D printable elastomer systems, printing technologies and products that have been achieved using this modern manufacturing approach.


13:30 (UK time) Introduction – Prof James Busfield, QMUL, UK

  • 3D printing elastomeric materials – the future of elastomers?
    Dr Sarah Karmel
    Head of Chemistry, Rheon Labs
  • Extrusion-based 3D printing of novel silicone elastomers with advanced properties
    Chiara Da San Martino
    PhD Student, QMUL
  • The Versatility of 3D Printed TPU: current uses and future directions
    Ryan Flattery
    Product Development Engineer, NinjaTek & Fenner Precision Polymers
  • Visible light photopolymerization of elastomers
    Dr Robert Young
    Lead Scientist, Photocentric

16:00 (UK time) – Event Close

This event is brought to you with thanks to the RIEG Sponsors. 

Visit the RIEG website here: IOM3 | Elastomers in Additive Manufacturing

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