MakerBot expands its materials offering with polyethylene terephthalate glycol, better known as PETG. PETG is the first Specialty Material to be released for the MakerBot METHOD 3D Printer. METHOD Specialty Materials are designed to provide advanced material properties for engineers who demand even higher performance.
“PETG is the first in a new line of materials for METHOD. Our customers have been asking for different materials to use for a wide range of applications that require high strength and durability,” said Nadav Goshen, CEO, MakerBot. “PETG is one of the most widely used polymers today. Because of its advanced properties and versatility, we view PETG as an excellent material to be used on the manufacturing line and for short-run production runs.”
Engineers and designers use 3D printable parts made of PETG with speed and agility that can withstand industrial applications, including functional prototypes, jigs and fixtures, and end-use parts.