Royal Plastic to Make Laser-Sintered PEEK Aircraft Parts
Aerospace composite fabricator Royal Plastic Mfg., Minden, Neb., is expanding into the emerging field of rapid manufacturing with the purchase of the first Eosint P 800 laser sintering machine in North America from EOS of North America Inc., Novi, Mich. It was developed to process EOS’s HP3 PEEK material, a high-performance thermoplastic that was beyond the temperature range of previous laser-sintering devices. Royal will use it to make parts for aircraft, medical , automotive, and industrial uses.
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