Kynar® = PVDF = Poly (vinylidene fluoride)
Known as fused deposition molding (FDM), fused filament fabrication (FFF) or 3D printing this additive manufacturing method creates plastic parts at the point of use. Using either poly lactic acid (PLA) or acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) filaments, 3D printinng is transforming many manufacuring segments but not the chemical process industry. Most commonn 3D filaments lackl the necessary chemical resistance.
Fluorinar™ PVDF filament changes everything.
Nile Polymers is the first to manufacture a 3D print filament made from Kynar® PVDF. Known as Fluorinar™, this filament is available in 500 g spools in either a 1.75 mm or 2.85 mm diameter with a +/- 0.05 mm tolerance. Now chemists and engineers can design and manufacture parts required in the lab or for production without the expense of time and money required to create an injection mold. This filament is ideal for either rapid prototyping or for small production runs. Now PVDF parts can be created from Fluorinar™ filament in a matter of days instead of months.
Do you want to test the Fluorinar™ PVDF filament on your printer? Fill out the adjacent form and we will send you a 5 meter sample of either 1.75 mm or 2.85 mm filament. Print some samples with Fluorinar™ and let us know how it works.
Advantages of Fluorinar™ PVDF filament
Rapid prototype development
Small quantity part production
CNC machining of 3D printed solid stock for tight tolerance requirements
Optimal print settings can be achieved on all consumer-grade printers
Filament traceability by production lot number
No off-gassing during 3D printing due to PVDF melt stability
Corrosion resistant 3D prints
Mechanical strength after 40 year UV exposure
Extractables measured by ICP-MS at ppb levels