Ninjatek, a well-known manufacturer of filaments for 3D printers has just announced the arrival on the market of two new types of filaments baptized with the name of «Cheetah" Y "Armadillo«. According to the press release that accompanies this official announcement, these two new filaments appear to have been developed with the needs in mind. needs from your customers, very interested in being able to manufacture objects such as gaskets, connectors or covers through 3D printing.
Under the name of Cheetah, we find a new flexible filament designed to promote speed when creating any type of object. Thanks to this property, according to Ninjatek, the user experience is significantly improved while resistance to impact or abrasion is maintained. Among the possible applications for this new filament, according to its manufacturer, it could be perfectly used to create joints, connectors, sleeves, hinges and socket pieces.
In second place we find the filament baptized as Armadillo, made from rigid material that stands out for offering a 90% higher abrasion resistance than nylon. According to data provided by the company, its physical resistance would also be higher than ABS, being 86 times stronger. Besides this, Armadillo would not suffer from the dreaded «warping«. According to Ninjatek, possible applications for the Armadillo range from creating clamps and fasteners to sprockets or protective covers.
Finally and as a detail, tell you that if you are interested in what Ninjatek offers or in the characteristics of either of these two filaments, in the official website de la company offers documentation with technical data, printing tips when using these new filaments, results obtained after carrying out different tests and cases of possible applications.