The chemical outfits will use Prodways’ 3D printing systems to test materials, applications and produce parts. Prodways has announced a series of 3D printing system sales to leading material specialists including BASF and DSM. The company will see seven selective laser sintering platforms installed at the facilities of three European chemical outfits as they look to test materials, develop applications and manufacture parts. BASF has been a strategic partner of Prodways since 2016, when the materials supplier purchased a ProMaker P1000 machine and the 3D printing vendor integrated a BASF-developed PA6 polymer into its portfolio of laser sintering materials. Four years on, the pair have extended their partnership with BASF purchasing four Prodways SLS platforms. The materials giant is to harness this new 3D printing capacity for research and development purposes and part production using its range of PA6 materials and a newly developed polypropylene. A3 Laser Cutting Machine DSM, meanwhile, is to welcome two ProMaker P2000 ST (super temperature) machines after also expanding its relationship with Prodways. The super temperature model of Prodways’ P2000 offering boasts a max...