Ricoh and TIGER announce breakthrough laser sintering partnership to support AM innovation
Ricoh Europe, London 15 November 2019 – Manufacturing and technology specialist Ricoh and 3D material solutions innovator TIGER have announced a landmark partnership to bring to market thermoset materials for selective laser sintering. The partnership combines TIGER’s specialist portfolio, which includes TIGITAL Inks and Drylac® & Wetlac® surface coatings, with Ricoh’s hardware expertise to provide an end-to-end Additive Manufacturing (AM) service.
Meet the experts during Formnext
Ricoh will be showcasing thermoset parts from their collaboration with TIGER on Stand F21, Hall 11.1 at Formnext – the leading global exhibition for additive manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent industrial production. The event takes place at the Messe Frankfurt, Germany from 19-22 November 2019. To obtain free entry courtesy of Ricoh, register for your ticket at www.ricoh-europe.com/formnext2019.
TIGER Coatings was founded in 1930 from a paint shop and today is an internationally active family owned and professionally run business with 8 production sites worldwide, 3 research & development centers and a sales network in about 50 countries. Headquartered in Wels, Austria, the company generated sales of 295 million euros in 2018 with 1,300 TIGERs (employees).
The high-quality coating solutions from TIGER – powder coating and digital inks for industrial printing systems – guarantee long-term value retention and are used, for example, on facades, car wheels, furniture, refrigerators or machines. With TIGITAL® 3D Materials, TIGER drives innovation and offers completely new thermoset materials for SLS 3D printing.
For further information, please visit: www.tigital-3dmaterials.com
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